North Devon might be famous for its coastline but that isn’t the only thing it has going for it. It is also home to some spectacular landscapes and so if you’re visiting this spring, here are the perfect places to see the seasons change with some seasonal spring flowers.

Docton Mill Gardens

This award winning garden in the Hartland Peninsula is known for being picturesque all year around but in the spring, it really come alive! The garden is famous in the region for its bluebells, narcissi and magnolias at this time of year, so add it to your itineraries immediately.

Borough Woods
Based on the outskirts of Ilfracombe, Borough Woods is one of the oldest stretch of woodlands in the county and during the spring, you can find the whole area smothered in bluebells. If you miss out on a visit in the spring, don’t discount it, whatever time of year you visit, the woods has a host of interesting plantlife that will fascinate any garden lover.

Marwood Hill Gardens

Just outside Barnstaple, you’ll find this lovely peaceful garden that is just as welcoming to dogs as it is people. There are 20 acres to explore and in the spring you’ll find around 80 different magnolias, narcissi, wisteria and camellia.


Yes, as well as that award winning expanse of beach, you’ll also find some lovely spring flowers blooming. Take a trip through the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and you’ll find a host of flowering plants and beautiful colours.

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