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

Private visit to Wood

Date & Time of Event: 
Thursday, 24 May, 2018 - 14:00

Private visit to Wood, South Tawton 
with John Milverton and John Clark

Wood is a Grade I registered landscape - one of only five in Devon - designed at the beginning of the twentieth century by Thomas Mawson around an Arts and Crafts house for which he did the ground plan.  The gardens comprise a series of formal enclosures with various garden structures including a loggia with roof terrace overlooking the bowling green, a tea house, twin Woodgazebos, lake, stream, and extensive walled kitchen garden.  The house and gardens are currently being restored prior to opening as a medispa.
By kind permission of Mr James McDiarmid.

John Milverton is a Planning Consultant with a practice in Devon and John Clark is the DGT's Conservation Officer.  Both have extensive knowledge of Devon's designed landscapes and will conduct the tour of this fascinating site.

When:  Thursday 24th May 2018  |  Meet at 2.00p.m. for tour at 2.30p.m.

Where:  Wood Estate, South Tawton, Okehampton, EX20 2LS.   Directions and details of parking will be sent to those booking.

£5 (DGT members); £6.00 (non-members of the DGT).   

How to book.
  A booking form can be downloaded here.