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Stone Lane Gardens

Stone Farm, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8JU, England
+44 1647 231311
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Peace and beauty

We are grateful for the vision of Kenneth Ashburner and his family and friends and so glad that it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Devon P
Exeter, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful Devon garden featuring the National Collection of Birch and Alder

I visited this stunning garden today. It is the National Collection of Birch and Alder trees and is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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An enchanting 5-acre woodland garden on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park in Devon, famous for National Collections of Birch trees and Alder trees and the annual ‘Mythic Garden’ sculpture exhibition. Winner of the Gardener’s World magazine ‘Gardens to Visit SW’ award 2010.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Stone Farm, Chagford, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 8JU, England
+44 1647 231311

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are grateful for the vision of Kenneth Ashburner and his family and friends and so glad that it is being continued. We have been coming here for over 20 years and it just gets more and more gorgeous!

Thank Devon P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this stunning garden today. It is the National Collection of Birch and Alder trees and is absolutley worth the 2 mile detour off the A30 in Devon. There are picnic tables with spectacular views of Dartmoor, too. In the summer, the garden is...More

Thank Vikingforce7
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting to wander around. Really enjoyed finding the sculptures nestled around the gardens. Well worth a visit

1  Thank Nicola P
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This is my second visit and today was so special, the gardens are a haven of peace and tranquillity, the sculptures amazing and as it was the music fest we finished up in the barn and courtyard listening to some local stars. lovely

Thank denisesearle2017
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Stone Lane Gardens meanders through peaceful trees along winding paths. On a hot summer's day enjoy the cool breeze and the greenery that surrounds you. If you like drawing and painting take your sketchbook with you as there so many perfect vistas and close ups...More

Thank 614beth
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Something completely different. Come and enjoy the lovely Birch and Alder trees, the naturalistic planting, the peace and quiet, and the statues which are such a lovely part of this garden. Though "garden" is hardly the right word. Perhaps woodland experience is better. We visited...More

Thank pamelak228
Reviewed 15 August 2016

A lovely morning spent wandering through the beautifully overgrown gardens. The family had fun discovering and identifying the artworks hidden in the undergrowth but I especially appreciated the wealth of birch and alder from all over the world. You can even buy them on mail...More

Thank andymathias48
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I visited last Friday with my Farther on a family visit, and we were pleasantly surprised by this hidden gem. We don't come from far away and frequently visit Castle Drogo, so I'm not sure why we haven't popped in before, but certainly will do...More

Thank Josie B
Reviewed 20 July 2016

If visiting Castle Drogo or Fingle Bridge be sure to keep an eye open for the signs to Stone Lane Gardens. They are not large and are partly hidden in a hedge but the lane to the gardens is off the road from Fingle Bridge...More

Thank Sandie A
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We were really looking forward to our visit to Stone Lane Gardens and we were not disappointed. It was a bit hair-raising negotiating the narrow lanes, but well worth it. The gardens are set into a gentle hillside with meandering paths and a wealth of...More

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