Great summer gardens in Devon

There's plenty of summer colour to be found in a garden near you. Here's a list of some of our favourites.

Summer fowers

Beautiful blooms

Summer is here and A la Ronde is looking beautiful. Our gardener and garden volunteers have been busy planting, weeding and pruning to make the beds look colourful and full of summer blooms.

The gardens at Castle Drogo in the snow (showing a gate and hedges)

The garden at Castle Drogo

Enter the castle's gardens and feel as if you've been transported to a fascinating and beautiful new world.

Knightshayes south terrace on a snowy day

Seasonal beauty in the formal and woodland garden

Explore one of the finest gardens in the south west and why not bring along your furry friend too to see the seasonal highlights this winter? Dogs are welcome on leads between November and February.

A gardener working amongst the exotic plants at Coleton Fishacre

Coleton Fishacre garden

Coleton Fishacre garden is nestled in a coastal valley and sheltered from the elements, allowing tender and exotic plants to thrive. With sea views, woodland to walk in and formal terraces filled with colour to explore, there is so much to see and do.

Wisteria in bloom in the garden at Knightshayes, Devon

What to spot in the formal and woodland garden?

The garden becomes enchanting in yet another way in late spring, with one area in particular bursting into richly scented life. Find out more about what flora you can spot.

The colourful top garden border in the garden at Greenway, Devon

Exploring Greenway garden

Greenway is nestled in a woodland garden which drifts down the hill to the banks of the River Dart. The garden is complete with stunning views, colourful borders and grand trees.

pretty as a picture in plaits

Take in the exotic drama of our 'Bed of treasures'

A summer performance of tropical delights as the 'B.O.T' takes to the stage in exotic drama.

The rill garden in flower at Coleton Fishacre

Exploring the garden in summer

In the summer months the garden at Coleton Fishacre is filled with colour from the exotic planting thriving in this sheltered coastal valley. With pastel colours filling one garden, hot reds and oranges another, the garden is full of contrast.