Enjoy a garden party in the beautiful surrounds of Duckett’s Grove Historic House and Walled Gardens. Featuring vintage dress, classical and musical entertainment, traditional activities for the children, picnics on the lawn, a talk with the highly popular and talented UK gardener Carol Klein and the opportunity to view the beautifully restored walled gardens. Carol will talk about her time as a nursery owner and gardener and will discuss her favourite plants and the plants she found difficult to propagate.
In his talk about ‘A Life in Gardening’, Adam Frost will tell the story of his journey from a young boy uprooted from the city to live in North Devon, to an award-winning garden designer and television presenter. Adam will talk about where he finds his inspiration from - in nature, architecture, art, people and food. As well as drawing on memories, special places and people who have been influential to the way he designs.
Visit one of the most extensive collections of daffodils in the country with over 10,000 flowers and numerous varieties on display. Delicious selection of refreshments, pastries, snacks, cakes and lunches available throughout the day [...]
The Easter Train leaves the Rathwood Courtyard daily and heads to the woods where the Easter Bunny has a secret mission: to deliver a basket of Easter eggs to a very special person. But the Bunny’s mission might not be as easy to accomplish as originally planned [...]
An original 17th century garden, the wilderness and parterre areas have undergone extensive restoration in recent years. Highlights include the 500 year old yew walk and a number of champion trees. Within this setting are some charming woodland walks with snowdrop and spring bulb plantings. 17th - 18th February […]