Gardens near Plymouth

Some of our favourite gardens around Plymouth this winter have reopened in line with Government guidance for exploring, playing in and relaxing in local to you.

Please book ahead before visiting

We're looking forward to welcoming you back. We’ve reopened the places you love, safely and in line with government guidance. We recommend you book in advance for visits to gardens and parks, especially at busy times such as weekends. Please check the property webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel.

View of the river Tamar from the lookout at Cotehele on a winter's day

Cotehele

Glorious Cornish garden with valley views and an expansive estate to explore. The garden features terraces, ponds and orchards with 150 local apple varieties.

lady walking her dog through the fields

Buckland Abbey

Tranquillity and history meet at this ancient gem in the Tavy Valley landscape, with gardens, meadows, orchards and woodlands to explore.

Places to visit in the South West 

See the full list of gardens and outdoor spaces we care for in the South West which are open by county, and how to book to visit.

Visiting information for this winter 

In England and Northern Ireland, our gardens, parks and countryside remain open for local people to exercise. Shops, houses and other indoor areas are closed, and cafés are takeaway only. The safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors from the nearby community remains our priority and we urge you to book your visits in advance and stay local. All places in Wales are currently closed. Please check the property webpage before you travel.