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Homeyards Botanical Gardens

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Not an easy walk to it

If you are less able this is not an easy place to get to as parking is some distance away. None the... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
South Wales
Stunning views and free to visit!

A hidden gem in Shaldon. The gardens overlook the village, just park in any of the car parks and... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk today around the gardens. We were surprised to find the castle has been renovated and slightly disappointed we couldn’t go in.

Thank derekthedinosar
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Having just recently moved to the area we decided to check out this botanical garden as it's a short walk from our house. A real gem, tucked away in the hillside. We posed for some silly pictures outside the castle, and the gardener (Gary) saw...More

Thank challisz
Reviewed October 16, 2018

If you are less able this is not an easy place to get to as parking is some distance away. None the less views from the top of the Gardens across the estuary towards Teignmouth are well worth it. There are various places to sit...More

Thank Welshwasp
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Well I never knew this was so delightful - have seen glimpses from the upperdeck of a bus but did not know how beautiful, peaceful & relaxing it would be. Just above the village of Shaldon with breathtaking views over to Teignmouth. Terraced gardens with...More

1  Thank sue c
Reviewed September 17, 2018

I visited again today with my sister for a very enjoyable relaxing walk around the botanical gardens, last time I came it was full of daffodils!!!

Thank ElaineASmith
Reviewed September 8, 2018

A hidden gem in Shaldon. The gardens overlook the village, just park in any of the car parks and walk behind the shops / cottages along the main road running through Shaldon village and you will come to these very interesting gardens with a fascinating...More

Thank UKHolbee
Reviewed August 29, 2018

I have been visiting Sheldon for over 40years and I had never been here. What a great place, really interesting and informative. Great walk but not suitable for those with mobility issues.

Thank Helen L
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Beautiful hillside garden with wonderful views across Teignmouth and beyond. Although I have loved it for a very long time, recently a lot of work has been done by an amazing band of volunteers and it is looking fabulous. It's a paradise for my grandchildren...More

Thank Ro R
Reviewed June 29, 2018

I'm loathe to criticise the efforts of volunteers but it's stretching the imagination to call these "botanical gardens". At least it's free. Clearly much neglected there's only the start of a refurbishment programme, certainly it's not worth the walk up nor the expense of paying...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed May 18, 2018

A cracking little garden to walk through for an hour or two. Take a picnic and enjoy a superb view of the bay. Completely free of charge, and not easy to find on foot, but worth a trek up the hill as we were the...More

1  Thank TrickStAustell
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