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Review of Stone Lane Gardens

Stone Lane Gardens
Ranked #60 of 125 things to do in Exeter
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Stone Lane is a five acre woodlands garden on the edge of Dartmoor national park near to Chagford in Devon. There are over 1000 birch and alder trees in the woodlands and is a well kept area. Great to come up here and getaway.

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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Spent a lovely afternoon here with some good friends of mine, the atmosphere and air is really quite breathtaking and a true delight for any visitors to the south

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

We first visited Stone Lane I the early 80s when the arboretum was in its infancy. We subsequently populated our own garden with many alders and birches from Stone Lane. We happened to visit on the first day of the annual (24th) sculpture show only to learn that June Ashburner had tragically passed away the previous evening. But what a legacy Ken and June leave behind. It was a beautiful May day and even with quite a few visitors it was a place of utter tranquillity. So a day of high emotion in the background but I commend Stone Lane to anyone. You don't need to be a tree fanatic or even a sculpture enthusiast - just take the garden for being the oasis it is.

1  Thank Peter R
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Reviewed 13 January 2016

Visited again after a few years absence. Quite disappointed with our last visit. Not very impressed with the sculptures though the varieties of silver birch are stunning.

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Reviewed 31 October 2015

We visited at the end of October when to be honest the garden is looking a bit run down and nothing like the pictures on their promotional leaflet or on this site. Probably better in the summer months when presumably there are more plants and sculptures to see. I did feel the entrance fee ( left in an honesty bowl!) was rather steep for a 45 minute walk. Look out for the rather hostile geese!

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