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Visitor in the garden in summer at Castle Drogo in Devon
Summer in the garden at Castle Drogo | © National Trust Images/John Millar

Gardens and parks in Devon

Take a stroll and explore the wide variety of the gardens we look after in Devon.

Top gardens in Devon

Full of variety and interest.

Summer flowers in the garden at Killerton, Devon.
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The garden at Killerton 

Discover what to see and do in Killerton's diverse garden. There’s plenty of space for walks and adventure at this country estate near Exeter.

Childs playhouse in the gardens of Castle Drogo, with green framed windows and door. Tulips around the small garden
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The garden at Castle Drogo 

Castle Drogo’s garden is the highest garden cared for by the National Trust. Discover circular lawns, formal terraces, a rhododendron garden and a tranquil Chapel Garden at this castle garden on Dartmoor.

A family of two adults and two small children (with their backs to the camera) in winter clothing walking along a path flanked by an array of plants and trees with brown and green foliage
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Visiting the garden at Dunster Castle and Watermill 

Explore the highlights of the garden at Dunster Castle, which takes you around the world and through four different microclimates

View through trees to flower borders and a long, narrow water feature
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The garden at Coleton Fishacre 

With a climate as mild as South Cornwall, exotic and tender plants thrive in the garden at Coleton Fishacre. From formal terraces to woodland, the garden is varied and filled with year-round interest, and RHS accredited.

Small white butterfly on purple chive flower at Parke
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The garden at Parke 

Explore the historic estate of Parke on the edge of Dartmoor, with its walled garden and mixed orchard plus abundant wildlife on the river.

A visitor walking through the garden at Knightshayes with a wall in the background and pink flowers to the right
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Knightshayes 

A great post-war garden,19th-century parkland and grand Gothic Revival architecture by Victorian visionary William Burges.

Tiverton, Devon

Fully open today
Trees and terraced path with a view across the estuary
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Overbeck's Garden 

A hidden paradise of subtropical gardens

Salcombe, Devon

Fully open today
The view looking over the goldfish pond on the middle terrace towards the conservatory in the garden at Arlington Court, Devon
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The garden at Arlington Court 

From the ever-changing flowers of the formal Victorian Garden to picture-perfect pleasure grounds, the garden at Arlington Court is beautiful whatever the weather. Step into the hidden walled kitchen garden for variety through the seasons.

Small yellow flowers on a grassy bank
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The garden at Greenway 

From walled gardens to riverside woodland, the garden at Greenway is very relaxed and tranquil. Find out more about the Peach House, the Fernery, the Battery, and where to find the best river views.

A bed of yellow, red and purple tulips against a stone wall, leading to a glasshouse in the background.
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Buckland Abbey's garden 

From beautiful blooms to bountiful harvests, the gardens at Buckland Abbey are full of colour and seasonal interest. Soak up the history of this special place as you admire the planting, or simply enjoy the peace and tranquillity as you sit a while on one of the benches.

Beautiful spring garden scene in the garden at A la Ronde, with tulips and bluebells
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A la Ronde 

Quirky 18th-century, 16 sided house with fascinating interior decoration and collections

Exmouth, Devon

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The South Front and lawn at Knightshayes on a sunny day

Discover more in Devon

Journey from wild coasts, moorland and curious historic houses to lush gardens and beaches in Devon.