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Winter Opening Hours

12th January 2024 to 31st March 2024 Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10.30am till 3.30pm

 

Summer Opening Hours:

1st April 2024 to 31st October 2024 Tuesday – Sunday

10.30am to 4.30pm

We are OPEN for all Bank Holiday Monday’s

 

Sorry – no dogs allowed in the garden.  (Only certified assistance dogs.)

 

Information

 

Click on the sections below to find out more about your visit to The Garden House.

Admission

Tickets can be purchased at Visitor Reception on arrival.

  • Adult +16yrs 

£16.50 – Gift Aid

£15.00 – Standard

  • Child +6yrs 

£8.25 – Gift aid

£7.50 – Standard

  • Child (0-5)

Free

  • Members 

Free entry during all published opening times. Also includes free garden entry for up to 3 children/grandchildren (under 16) 

  • Carers

Free admission when accompanying a visitor

 

Please be a GIFT AID visitor

As a registered charity we are able to claim an extra 25% from the Government on your total payment. This is available to all UK taxpayers and helps us to fund vital project work in the garden . Thank you!

If you’d like to become a valued Friend (Member) of The Garden House, then please visit our Memberships page for online sales of membership. (Join for just £35.00 per person/per year Direct Debit or £40 per year non Direct Debit).

 

RHS member 1:

Free admission on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between 1st November and 31st March 

(31st March to 31st October – no free entry)

RHS Members must bring their membership cards to gain entry.

 

 

Opening Hours

Winter Opening Hours

12th January 2024 to 31st March 2024

Open Friday, Saturday and Sundays from 10.30 till 3.30pm

 

Summer Opening Hours

1st April 2024 to 31st October 2024

Open 6 days a week – Tuesday to Sundays   (closed on Mondays)

 

We are OPEN for all Bank Holiday Monday’s

 

Gardens open from 10.30am to 4.30pm

 

Café

Our café is open for indoor seating and also out on the sunny terrace.

Cafe Opening Times:  12th January 2024 to 31st March 2024 Friday, Saturday and Sun 10.30 till 3.30pm. 1st April 2024 to 31st October 2024 the cafe is open 10.30am till 4.30pm

Join today from just £35 per person (Direct Debit)  for 12 months FREE admission, including up to 3 children or grandchildren.

More information on the café can be found here.

Find Us

Just ten miles north of Plymouth on the western edge of Dartmoor National Park, Devon.

The Garden House, Buckland Monachorum, Yelverton, Devon. PL20 7LQ

From Plymouth: Follow A386 towards Tavistock; the garden is signposted left off this road just after the golf course, before reaching Yelverton. Follow the road through Crapstone; the garden can be found on the right before reaching Buckland Monachorum.

From Yelverton: Follow A386 from Yelverton towards Plymouth. Look out for the brown tourist sign soon after the roundabout, turn right. Follow the road through Crapstone; the garden can be found on the right before reaching Buckland Monachorum.

Access

Wheelchair users will be able to experience the majority of the garden on wide paths. Paths suitable for wheelchairs are clearly signposted. 

Disabled parking bays are available in the car park with easy access to the garden.  On arrival please drive down to the Visitor Reception hut and disabled parking bays can be found in the lower car park just to the right of the hut.  

Unfortunately we do not have a mobility scooter for hire. 

Disabled toilet available.

For an independent review of our access please read “The Bimblers” blog.

Dogs

Only assistance dogs are allowed in the garden. 

Please do not leave your dogs in hot cars!

Group Bookings

We welcome groups of 15 people or more, by prior arrangement. It is recommended to allow a minimum of 2 hours to explore the garden, plus additional time to visit our café and plant sales area.

The Fortescue Room (part of the café) can be booked separately for large groups or for private bookings.  Seats 30.

Admission for the group leader is free and coach drivers are provided with a meal voucher and tour guides free entry. Payment must be made in advance on booking. 

Contact the office on 01822 854769 for details or fill in the enquiry form below. Please note that you aren’t in our diary unless we have confirmed the booking!

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Private Bookings

The garden, café, Fortescue Room and terrace can be booked for private use, outside of our published opening times.  We are experienced in hosting wedding breakfasts, birthday lunches, wakes, corporate events. Contact our Operations Manager for more information.

We can provide catering, or our facilities can be made available for private caterers.  The Garden House is a licenced venue.  To discuss your requirements please contact the office.

Contact the office on 01822 854769 for details.

Gift Vouchers

Gift Vouchers are available from our online shop for:

  • Garden Entry
  • Tours and Talks
  • Membership
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Cream Tea

Please visit our shop for more details

RHS Members

The Garden House is delighted to be an RHS Partner Garden.  As such we welcome RHS Members with a valid membership card.

RHS member 1: Free admission on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between 1st November to 31st March.  

Please note: Free admission does not apply between April 1st and October 31st.

RHS Members must bring their membership cards to gain entry.

Stunningly beautiful garden. We loved every moment. A must for garden lovers. A garden that provides true inspiration for your own garden. The scones in the cafe are perfect, just as scones should be!

5* Google Review – C J Hurst

Beautiful interesting gardens. Different areas offer different styles of planting. The walled garden is stunning whatever time of year you visit.

5* Google Review – Lianne Morris

A beautifully unique garden that is a must to visit with easy parking. The team are great and so passionate about the garden. The cafe is also beautiful. Well worth a visit in every season.

5* Google Review – Lianne Morris

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