New public green space in East Devon
The Clyst Valley Regional Park is waiting for you to explore its heritage and nature, and breathe its fresh country air.
The Clyst Valley is a vast green space to breathe, on the doorstep of a rapidly growing population east of Exeter. It follows the meandering River Clyst (meaning ’clear water‘) as it feeds into the Exe estuary.
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A family home and a great estate. Glorious landscape garden surrounded by parkland with fine 18th-century house.
We look forward to welcoming you to the gardens, house and parkland this summer. Enjoy a full day out with the children, pop in to walk the dog and enjoy a coffee, or stop by to take in nature, beauty and history.
You no longer need to book your visit to Killerton - just in time for spontaneous summer adventures.
Staying safe at Killerton: If you’re showing any of the symptoms of coronavirus, or if you've been in contact with anyone that has the virus in the last 10 days, please don’t visit.
Killerton Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon, EX5 3LE
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A peaceful retreat set within the beautiful Devon countryside
There's something for everyone at Parke, found on the outskirts of the small market town of Bovey Tracey, gateway to mystical Dartmoor. You can walk from the town (about one mile) or stop off as you drive to the open moor, where the next stop is the rugged crag of Haytor.
This compact estate was once the home of a wealthy local family and probably enabled them to be self-sufficient for all their day-to-day needs with
- a vegetable garden, fruit garden and orchard
- cold house, fish pond, grazing meadows for livestock and beehives for honey
- and gardens to wander in for spiritual refreshment.
So, take a short stroll around the garden, or a longer more strenuous walk through the woodlands and along the river to the medieval weir. Along the way, keep your eyes peeled for a myriad of wildlife and a host of wild flowers.
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Bridford Wood is a National Trust woodland in the Teign Valley. Although it is located within the parish of Bridford, it is nearer to Dunsford. The 359 Bus service from Exeter to Moretonhampstead stops at Steps Bridge.
Size: 101.66 ha (251.21 acres) Grid reference: SX806882
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A house full of treasures, stories & intrigue. A secret garden to lose yourself in, plus a park that cyclists, walkers, & our four legged friends love.
The garden at Saltram is open and you’ll need to book tickets online or by calling 0344 249 1895 by 3pm the day before your visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday. Please note we’ll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked to visit the garden. The shop and Park Café will both reopen from Monday 29 June. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.
Saltram Plympton, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 1UH
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Unspoilt island, home to a fascinating array of wildlife amidst dramatic scenery
From catching the ferry (or helicopter) to making your way around once you’ve arrive, we’ve got the details on how to get to Lundy Island and what's available when you're there. Please check with the travel providers to see which services are running when you plan to visit. Once you’re on the island there’s lots to see and do. Read on for all the information you need to plan your trip to Lundy.
Lundy Is owned by the National Trust and run by the Landmark Trust
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Towering cliffs, coves and a wooded valley within Exmoor National Park
Heddon Valley, set in the West Exmoor coast, was the favourite landscape of the Romantic Poets including Wordsworth and Coleridge.
When you arrive, why not follow the deep, lush wooded river valley down to the sea at Heddon's Mouth beach – a great walk for all the family. Or explore further east to Woody Bay, a quiet and wooded cove with spectacular views over the Bristol Channel. To the west, the Hangman Hills boast towering sea cliffs and beautiful moorland scenery, offering energetic walking and wonderful views over Combe Martin.
As well as spectacular coastal and woodland walks, there is also a pantry (selling hot drinks and ice creams), car park and toilets in Heddon Valley itself.
Heddon Valley Near Parracombe EX31 4PY
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Discovery, tranquillity and history – an ancient gem in the Tavy Valley landscape.
The cider house and main abbey gardens and the estate walks at Buckland Abbey are open; you’ll need to book tickets online or by calling 0344 249 1895 by 3pm the day before your visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday. Please note we’ll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.
Buckland Abbey Buckland Monachorum, Yelverton PL20 6EY
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Intriguing Regency house and impressive collection of horse-drawn vehicles, set in a picturesque garden
The car park, Victorian flower garden, grounds and toilets at Arlington Court are now open. You’ll need to book tickets by 3pm the day before your visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday. Please note we’ll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.
Arlington Court Arlington, nr Barnstaple EX31 4LP
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The deepest river gorge in the South West, with 30m high waterfall.
The waterfall car park, circular walking trail to Whitelady Waterfall, tea-room and toilets are open. You’ll need to book tickets online or by calling 0344 249 1895 by 3pm the day before your visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday. Please note we’ll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. The Devil's Cauldron car park, Devil's Cauldron and full Lydford Gorge walking trails, shop and Devil's Cauldron tea-room remain closed until further notice. We look forward to welcoming you back.
Lydford Gorge Lydford, near Tavistock EX20 4BH
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