Bicton Park Botanical Gardens
Unique Grade I-listed, 18th-century historic gardens with palm house, orangery, plant collections, extensive countryside museum, indoor and outdoor activity play areas, pinetum, arboretum, nature trail, woodland railway garden centre and restaurant. All this set in 63 acres of beautiful parkland that has been cherished for 300 years. Open air concerts take place in July and August.
Facilities – at a glance
- Parking onsite
- Some steep slopes and steps throughout garden. Access to the museum and lower garden levels via easy path in the Mediterranean Garden
- Facilities: Adapted carriage on woodland railway, wheelchairs
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year daily from 10. Closed 25-26 Dec
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About The area
With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.
Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them.
Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.
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