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Secluded valley with streams tumbling through woods, ponds and lake; tranquil setting for 30 acres of spring/summer interest (many recent changes) - daffodils, extensive bluebells complementing large displays of rhododendrons, pretty cottage gardens, woodland walks, many specimen trees, bog/fern gardens, orchard and wild flower meadow, sculptures. Seats. 2m mainly level sandy paths.

From 16 June to 8 July admission incl bi-annual Heathercombe 'EDGE' Sculpture Trail - approx 50 works in woodland/garden settings.

Sunday 25 March, Sunday 13 May, Sunday 20 May, Saturday 26 May, Sunday 27 May, Tuesday 29 May, Wednesday 30 May, Thursday 31 May, Friday 1 June, Saturday 2 June, Sunday 3 June (1.30 - 5.30pm). Admission £5.00, children free. Admission £5.00, children free.
Every Tuesday to Sunday 16 June to 8 July (11am - 5.30pm). Admission £6.00, child £2.00.
Cream teas in pretty cottage garden or conservatory if wet.

Visitors also welcome by arrangement April to October. Admission £5.00, children free.

This garden also makes a donation to Rowcroft Hospice.

Claude & Margaret Pike Woodlands Trust
01626 354404

How to find us

Heathercombe, Manaton, Nr Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9XE

7m NW of Bovey Tracey. From Bovey Tracey take scenic B3387 to Haytor/Widecombe. 1.7m past Haytor Rocks (before Widecombe hill) turn R to Hound Tor and Manaton. 1.4m past Hound Tor turn L at Heatree Cross to Heathercombe.