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Step into spring with the National Trust in Devon

Across Devon, National Trust gardens are filling with colourful spring blooms, and houses are looking tip-top after their intensive winter cleans. Loads is going on this season from Easter adventures and family trails to tree planting and learning about veteran trees to guided art tours and much…

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Learn more about one of Devon’s most historic gardens

The Rose Garden at Buckland Abbey was only put in around the turn of the millennium as an Elizabethan-style Garden. Over the years, it has undergone several different planting designs and has now developed into a very modern rose garden. Find out more about the historic rose garden at Buckland Abbey…

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Swing into summer with the National Trust in Devon

Across Devon, National Trust places are alive with the promise of warm summer days, lazy weekend picnics and trips out with family and friends. There are loads on offer this season, from wildflower walks to garden and art tours and garden theatre performances to family trails. What’s more, every…

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Step into spring with the National Trust in Devon

Image: Chris Lacey Across Devon, National Trust gardens are filling with colourful spring blooms, and houses are looking tip-top after their intensive winter cleans. There’s loads going on this season from Easter adventures and family trails to tree planting and learning about veteran trees to…

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Christmas days out with the National Trust in Torbay

The halls have been decked and trees trimmed, Christmastime is here. Gather your loved ones and step in from the cold this December for joy-filled days out with the National Trust in Torbay. A Winter’s Tide at Coleton Fishacre Weekends from 3-18 December, daily 27-31 December 2022 and 7-8 January…

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