Marwood Hill garden

Marwood Hill Garden, near Barnstaple

Marwood Hill Garden isone of the finest in Devon and a must visit!

Marwood Hill Gardens are delightful and cover 20 acres with many plant collections and year round interest created by Dr Jimmy Smart MBE VMH when he moved there in 1949.
Upper Garden - Camellias and rhododendrons are planted on the walk along the north side of the walled garden, including 3 borders of herbaceous peonies.
Lower Garden - The path to this garden with its small lakes passes plantings of bamboo. The Bog garden houses a superb National collection of Astilbes.
For those who like trees there are 22 at Marwood including several Eucalyptus.
The gardens are wildlife friendly with Kingfishers regular visitors to the lake, woodpiles are provided for insects, and plants to attract butterflys.
During the year the Garden holds many events including outdoor theatre, garden talks by well known gardeners
There is so much to see at Marwood Hill Gardens. Do not miss it.

2019 Marwood Hill Gardens open daily from 20 March. See website for details Tea Room.  Dogs on leads. Partial disabled access.


  • Street: Marwood Hill Gardens
  • Postcode: EX31 4EB
  • City: Barnstaple
  • County: Devon
  • Country: United Kingdom


  • Telephone: 01271 342528
  • E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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