• DGT events are cancelled until further notice. We wish all members well during the current COVID-19 circumstances.
Devon Gardens Trust is devoted to the preservation and enhancement of gardens in the UK county of Devon

Events Archive

Visit by coach to Caerhays, Gorran, South Cornwall
Tuesday, 3 March, 2020 (All day)

Caerhays is one of the country’s great gardens; the moist and misty atmosphere adding to the luxuriant tumbling landscape that is reminiscent of south west China where many of the plants originated. Owned since the 1870s by members of the Williams...

The Arts and Crafts Garden, Talk by Jonathan Lovie
Thursday, 20 February, 2020 - 14:30

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Garden History in Ten Objects and Christmas Buffet Lunch
Thursday, 5 December, 2019 - 10:30

Garden History in Ten Objects and Christmas Buffet Lunch

Dr David Marsh

Thursday 5thDecember 2019 at 10.30 am

Clyst St Mary Village Hall, Clyst St Mary, Exeter,...

The subtle science and exact art of colour in English garden design
Thursday, 7 November, 2019 - 14:30

An entertaining and thought-provoking talk by Timothy Walker, lecturer, broadcaster and plant hunter, was for twenty-six years director of the Oxford Botanic Garden.

Thursday 7th November 2019 at 2.30 pm...

Visit to Devon Rural Archive and Shilstone Gardens
Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 - 11:00

Special guided tour of the unique landscape surrounding the largely Georgian house, once owned by the Savery family.  The Devon Rural Archive's resident archaeologist, Abi Gray, will lead our exploration of the lawns, terraces, medieval walled gardens...

Visit to St Brannocks House, Braunton
Wednesday, 14 August, 2019 - 02:30

Be transported to the tropics in North Devon! Commanding the immaculate vegetable garden at St Brannocks House is a magnificent and unusual tiered glasshouse. It has been the home for Jeremy and Priscilla Smith-Bingham’s increasing collection of...

DGT Annual General Meeting 2019
Tuesday, 23 July, 2019 - 11:00

RHS Rosemoor, Great Torrington, Devon, EX38 8PH

The 2019 Devon Gardens Trust Annual General Meeting will be held at RHS Rosemoor.

The AGM will be followed by a talk, buffet lunch and opportunity to spend the rest of the...

Visit to Sandridge Park
Monday, 8 July, 2019 - 02:30

This visit is now full.