1 acre plantswoman's garden featuring exotic Japanese garden with tea house, koi carp pond and cascading stream, tropical garden with exotic shrubs and perennials, herbaceous borders with unusual plants and shrubs, bog garden with collection of irises, astilbes and moisture-loving plants, duck pond. Exotic borders, new beds around duck pond and bog area, large collection of rare and unusual plants.
Featured in Amateur Gardening magazine.
Sunday 17 June, Sunday 15 July, Sunday 19 August (2 - 6pm). Admission £4.00, children free. Home-made teas.
Visitors also welcome by arrangement June to August min 7 days notice required. Admission £4.00, children free. Home-made teas.
This garden also makes a donation to North Devon Animal Ambulance.
Sam & Margaret Jewell
How to find us
The Croft, Yarnscombe, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 3LW
8m S of Barnstaple, 10m SE of Bideford, 12m W of South Molton, 4m NE of Torrington. From A377, turn W opp Chapelton railway stn. Follow Yarnscombe signs for 3m. From B3232, ¼m N of Huntshaw Cross TV mast, turn E and follow Yarnscombe signs for 2m. Parking in village hall car park.
More about The Croft
Small woodland area. Tropical garden area with realistic jungle animals. Large collection of unusual tropical plants, delphiniums, salvias and roscoeas.