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Devon Gardens Trust is devoted to the preservation and enhancement of gardens in the UK county of Devon

Tour of Sand - house and garden - NOW FULLY BOOKED

Date & Time of Event: 
Wednesday, 3 May, 2017 - 14:00 to 17:00

Wednesday 3rd May 2017

Sand is a historic house lived in by the family who have owned it and shared their history with it for over 500 years.  Set in its peaceful East Devon valley, this imposing stone house is set in about 6 acres of varied gardens.  The house is principally Elizabethan and the guided tour will include the period interior features as well as an adjacent mediaeval hall house.  The gardens enjoy wonderful views, a terrace, shady woodland, lawns and borders.

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Sand’s custodians, Stephen and Stella Huyshe-Shires will conduct the tours of the house and will provide a fascinating insight into the highs and lows of owning historic property.

Where:  Sand, Sidbury, near Sidmouth, EX10 0QN
Cost:  £12.00 (DGT members)/£15.00 (non-members) for the guided tour of the house (75-90 minutes), self-guided tour of the garden (leaflets available) and tea with cakes.   House tours start at 2p.m.
When:  Wednesday 3rd May 2017.  THIS VISIT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED.