Summer gardens in South Devon

South Devon has some wonderful gardens bursting with colour and scent and the perfect place to relax on a summer's day. Here's some of our favourites.

A bench among the roses in the rose garden at Compton Castle

Things to see and do in Compton Castle garden

Explore the rose garden, take a seat in the orchard, discover the medieval style knot garden and soak up some sunshine on the sunny lawns in Compton Castle's garden.

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 border, hot reds and oranges another, the garden is full of contrast.

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.

Spring flowers on the cliff with views of the Salcombe Estuary, Devon.

Step into action at Overbeck's

Getting outside is all about having a great time in the fresh air and taking time to unwind.

Join one of our garden tours

Take a trip around the globe 

Breath in the fresh sea air at Overbeck's as we take you on a seasonal tour of the garden. Our garden guide will be ready to answer your questions and tell you about the amazing collection of rare and exotic plants. Every Wednesday at 2 o'clock. Normal admission charges apply.