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Best Stately Homes and Gardens In Devon

We've rounded up the best stately homes and gardens in Devon in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 13 Devon stately homes and gardens to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries, or tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the stately homes and gardens we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

Knightshayes

  • Tiverton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Ready to go on an adventure? Head down to Knightshayes in Devon, a grand mansion packed full of all sorts of treasures and beautiful collections. Plu...

Wildwood Escot5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Ottery St Mary
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Come learn about the native wildlife, get stuck in the crazy maze, and marvel at the magnificent Anglo-Saxon village, all set in the 220 acres of par...

Cockington Court

  • Torquay
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

There's always something to do for kids (and grown-ups) at Cockington Court and lots of it is actually free! An all-weather play area open all year h...

Bicton Park Gardens2.6666666666666665 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Budleigh Salterton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Spanning nearly 300 years of horticultural history, these magnificent gardens are set in East Devon's picturesque Otter Valley, between the ancient c...

RHS Garden Rosemoor

  • Great Torrington
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Need a break from the city? Take the family to the beautiful RHS Garden Rosemoor - see the stunning roses, walk amongst the shrubs and the trees, and...

Buckland Abbey

  • Yelverton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Got little history buffs? At Buckland Abbey in Devon, you’ll discover over 700 years of history wrapped up in the beautiful abbey and estate packed f...

Saltram House and Gardens

  • Plymouth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Ready to step back in time? At Saltram House and Gardens, you can go back and find out what life was like living as a Georgian in the Regency period,...

Arlington Court

  • Arlington
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Ready for an adventure? From outdoor den building to browsing an impressive model ship collection, Arlington Court in Devon is a great spot for your...



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Mount Edgcumbe

  • Torpoint
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Mount Edgcumbe offers a selection of beautiful gardens with interactive features such as 'bat cam' for spotting bats of an evening, a sawmill with hi...

Forde Abbey House and Gardens

  • Chard
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Forde Abbey Historical House and Gardens is a lovely working, family estate, with a number of features that offer an enjoyable day out for all ages....

Lanhydrock

  • Bodmin
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Lanhydrock is a National Trust managed estate with late Victorian country house, gardens, expanse of woodland, parks and riverside paths, tea room, r...

Pencarrow House and Gardens

  • Bodmin
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Get your dose of culture for the day at Pencarrow House and Gardens: a gorgeous Georgian House surrounded by a lake and picturesque woodlands. Famili...

Montacute House

  • Montacute
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Montacute House was built at the end of the 16th century and is considered to be one of the most beautiful Elizabethan houses in England. Whether the...

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