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Elworthy Cottage

1 acre plantsman's garden in tranquil setting. Island beds, scented plants, clematis, unusual perennials and ornamental trees and shrubs to provide yr-round interest. In spring, pulmonarias, hellebores and more than 300 varieties of snowdrops.

Planted to encourage birds, bees and butterflies, lots of birdsong. Wild flower areas, decorative vegetable garden, living willow screen. Stone ex-privy and pigsty feature. Garden attached to plantsman's nursery, open at the same time.

Opening for NGS:
Saturday 3 February, Sunday 4 February, Monday 2 April, Tuesday 10 April, Tuesday 17 April, Thursday 3 May, Monday 28 May, Thursday 31 May, Tuesday 5 June, Tuesday 26 June, Thursday 5 July, Thursday 12 July, Sunday 12 August, Monday 27 August, Thursday 30 August (11am - 5pm). Admission £3.50, children free.
Visits also by arrangement Apr – Sept and also Feb for snowdrops.

Mike & Jenny Spiller

For other opening times and information, please phone 01984 656427, email or visit

How to find us

Elworthy Cottage, Elworthy, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 3PX

12m NW of Taunton. On B3188 between Wiveliscombe and Watchet.