Links from Broomhill
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This is a collection of links we have put together: we think they may be of interest to visitors to our web site.
Ettiford Farm holiday cottages is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in a secluded valley. They are within easy reach of the wonderful sandy Beaches of the North Devon Coast and the Exmoor National Park. These newly converted Barns provide modern accommodation yet within an ancient farmyard setting. The farm extends to 120 acres and includes 20 acres of newly planted woodland where often wild deer can be seen. We have three wonderful character cottages to choose from which can accommodate up to 6 people depending on the cottage.
Marsdens Cottage Holidays have been helping people to enjoy our fabulous region for 40 years. Whatever your taste, we have holiday homes to suit you and your family.
The guide to Unusual and Unique accommodation: where your stay is a story in itself!
‘Independent travel with a helping hand’ - Tailor-made vacation planning for those interested in the Arts, Culture and Natural Environment of North Devon; we offer independent travel with a helping hand.
Visual Arts South West is a network creating opportunities for artists, organisations and professionals to develop their practice, share ideas, knowledge and resources, and cultivate relationships. We provide platforms to promote and support the work of the region's visual arts ecology.
I offer a range of full and half-day workshops throughout Cornwall and Devon. With my unique 'kitchen table' method - not requiring any specialist tools and materials, I have made this fascinating, age-old craft accessible to all.
Sept 27th - Oct 5th 2014
The picturesque fishing village of Appledore was an obvious location for a book festival but the initial motivation for the first festival came about because of the threatened closure of Appledore library. In November 2006 the Library was saved from closure The Appledore Book Festival is a charity with a mission to spread a love of reading and learning in North Devon whilst focusing publicity on the remarkable village of Appledore.
A friendly and informal networking group of professional and amateur artists and anyone with an interest in the arts. You do not have to be a practising artist to join.
Full details, online diary and programme.
The UK’s No.1 Gardening Website a one-stop gardening directory where you can identify, search and quickly find everything and everyone you need to help design, build and enjoy your garden.
Birds In My Yard is the place to find everything for the bird enthusiast.
If Broomhill Gardens has captured your attention and you thirst to see more of Devon’s nurtured nature then we recommend a visit these other tranquil gardens:
Wander through rare trees along tranquil paths where magnolias, camellias, rhododendrons and azaleas grow in abundance together with profusions of daffodils, bluebells and carpets of Devon primroses. Meander beside water where Tarka the Otter’s offspring gambol, with vistas to C18 Temples and bridges. Visit the Sham Castle with all round views to distant horizons.
Clovelly Court kitchen gardens are a classic example of a Victorian walled kitchen garden including magnificent glasshouses sheltering peaches, apricots, melons and grapes. The unique maritime micro-climate also allows the growth of tender and exotic plants.
Docton Mill Wild Flower Gardens are situated in North Devon (UK) in a stunning valley, 1000m from the coast. The Garden started in the 1930’s but fell into disrepair in the 1970’s. 1980 saw the Mill renovated and Garden cleared with extensive planting and the creation of a new Bog Garden and borders, vast numbers of trees were planted.
Winsford Walled Garden was a forgotten ruin until its rediscovery in 1999. This harmonious summer garden flows well beyond the original Victorian walls in a blaze of colour. The original walled garden with its 14ft high walls was, and always has been, a summer flower garden.
The garden is a feast of delights for both expert and amateur gardeners. Jane Keatley began her work here 20 years ago, with creative input from garden designers such as Roy Lancaster and Carol Klein. Her daughter Juliet and young family now live here and continue the work with her.
Set deep in the lovely North Devon countryside, RHS Garden Rosemoor is a garden of national importance. Lady Anne Berry gifted Rosemoor to the RHS in 1988, since then, the original eight acres have been greatly developed into 65 acres of enchanting garden and woodlands.
Within the gardens there are many collections of plants. The large collection of Camellia numbers well over eight hundred different cultivars.These are grown in a large greenhouse as well as in various parts of the garden. Magnolias are a recent addition and there are over eighty, which are a stiking feature in March and April. Betula, Eucryphia, Eucalyptus, Rhododendron, Hosta and Iris are strongly represented in the garden.
See where ‘Sense and Sensibility’ was filmed and have a delicious cream tea. Bring well behaved dogs and children!