Large, ever developing garden of 200 acre estate around ancient historic manor house. Wildlife garden. Restored old fish ponds, stream and woodland rich in bird life. Unusual fruit orchard. Scented historic narcissi bulbs in Apr. Flowering burst July/Aug of National Plant Collections Leucanthemum superbum (shasta daisies) and buddleja davidii. Many butterfly plants incl over 40 varieties of phlox.
Kitchen garden and standard orchard. Fernery, over 100 cultivars of native and foreign hardy ferns. Ghost talks. Dowsing lessons.
Opening for NGS:
Wednesday 19 April, Sunday 23 April, Sunday 23 July, Wednesday 26 July (10.30am - 4.30pm). Admission £4.00, children free. Light refreshments.
on Sundays when fine.
For other opening times and information, please phone 01398 341664.
Very limited wheelchair access, steep slopes.
How to find us
Shapcott Barton Knowstone Estate, (East Knowstone Manor), East Knowstone, South Molton, Devon, EX36 4EE
13m NW of Tiverton. J25 M5 take Tiverton exit. 6½m to r'about take exit South Molton 10m on A361. Turn R signed Knowstone. Leave A361 travel ¼m to Roachhill through hamlet turn L at Wiston Cross, entrance on L ¼m.