• Guided tour of the Nursery and Arboretum at Thornhayes, near Cullompton. Friday 20th October 2017. See Events section for information.
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Ugborough House, Ugborough, near Modbury
Wednesday, 21 August, 2013 - 14:00 to 16:30

The 5.5 acre garden at Ugborough House is the subject of a major renovation programme (see DGT Newsletter issue 88).  Laid out in the early nineteenth century by Revd. John Spry, the garden has many mature trees including Wellingtonias (...

Cothland Barn, Lustleigh
Thursday, 8 August, 2013 - 13:45 to 16:15

Owners and DGT stalwarts Jeremy and Gill Hepworth have created a delightful garden at Cothland Barn on the hills above Lustleigh, with far-reaching views, naturalised ponds, a formal water garden, orchard, meadows, spectacular rock outcrops and a...

Holcombe Court, Holcombe Rogus. A guided walk.
Saturday, 27 July, 2013 - 14:00 to 16:30

Holcombe Court is a Grade I Tudor manor house situated close to Wellington on the Devon/Somerset  border.  The seven acre site includes herbaceous borders, trout ponds and a Victorian rockery.  There is a recently restored and recreated woodland...

Annual General Meeting and 25th Birthday Celebration
Wednesday, 3 July, 2013 - 10:30

The DGT was launched in July 1988 and celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.  DGT's Patron, the Countess of Arran, has graciously offered to host the 2013 AGM and Birthday Celebrations at Castle Hill, Filleigh, near Barnstaple on Wednesday 3rd...

Newton House, Newton Surmaville, near Yeovil
Saturday, 22 June, 2013 - 14:00 to 17:00

A unique opportunity to visit a Grade I listed house with Grade II listed garden, newly restored by the owners.  The house was built in 1612 and was sold for the first time in 2007 having been passed down through generations of the Harbin family.  ...

An Evening at Homeyards Botanical Gardens, Shaldon
Friday, 7 June, 2013 - 17:00 to 19:30
Homeyards Botanical Gardens were created during the 1920’s and 30’s for Maria Laetitia Kempe Homeyard.    Her husband William had invented and manufactured a very popular patent cough syrup called Liqufruta. They used their fortune to buy Ness...
Friends Coffee Morning at Luscombe Castle
Friday, 31 May, 2013 - 10:00 to 12:30

Luscombe Castle is a privately owned castle located near Dawlish.  The garden is listed as Grade I by English Heritage (...

Rose Festival and Garden Fair
Monday, 27 May, 2013 (All day)

This event will take place at Cadhay near Ottery St Mary in support of Hospiscare.  The DGT will have a stand at the event and our team will be there to welcome existing and prospective members.  See Hospiscare Garden Festival ...

Mamhead in May
Saturday, 18 May, 2013 (All day)

Guided walk at Brinshill, formerly Mamhead Gardens, a 3.5acre garden, not usually open to the public. 
Meet at Mamhead Village Hall at 10.00h.  Refreshments on arrival.  Short flat walk to Brinshill.  Tour starts at 10.30a.m.  Light lunch...

Council of Management - COM122
Tuesday, 30 April, 2013 - 14:00

Council of Management meeting at the Devon and Exeter Institution.

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