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Homeyards Botanical Gardens

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Stunning views and free to visit!

A hidden gem in Shaldon. The gardens overlook the village, just park in any of the car parks and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
First visit

I have been visiting Sheldon for over 40years and I had never been here. What a great place, really... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Helen L
Witney, United Kingdom
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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Shaldon Village, Shaldon, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited again today with my sister for a very enjoyable relaxing walk around the botanical gardens, last time I came it was full of daffodils!!!

Thank ElaineASmith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A hidden gem in Shaldon. The gardens overlook the village, just park in any of the car parks and walk behind the shops / cottages along the main road running through Shaldon village and you will come to these very interesting gardens with a fascinating...More

Thank UKHolbee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been visiting Sheldon for over 40years and I had never been here. What a great place, really interesting and informative. Great walk but not suitable for those with mobility issues.

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful hillside garden with wonderful views across Teignmouth and beyond. Although I have loved it for a very long time, recently a lot of work has been done by an amazing band of volunteers and it is looking fabulous. It's a paradise for my grandchildren...More

Thank Ro R
Reviewed 29 June 2018

I'm loathe to criticise the efforts of volunteers but it's stretching the imagination to call these "botanical gardens". At least it's free. Clearly much neglected there's only the start of a refurbishment programme, certainly it's not worth the walk up nor the expense of paying...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 19 May 2018

A cracking little garden to walk through for an hour or two. Take a picnic and enjoy a superb view of the bay. Completely free of charge, and not easy to find on foot, but worth a trek up the hill as we were the...More

1  Thank TrickStAustell
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Worth the effort of climbing up to gardens, especially for the view. But beware of steps with uneven surfaces that made walking with a recovering broken ankle difficult!

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 17 April 2018

A beautiful walk, breath taking views, disabled access. The fact that it is free is fantastic, which encourages people to make a donation and attend again. Very well kept.

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 25 February 2018

An interesting botanical garden set on the hillside off the A379 as you approach Shaldon from Torquay. Parking is very limited to a narrow lane at the side of the gardens. The gardens were the idea of Maria Kempe Homeyard at the end of the...More

1  Thank John-TQ
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Visited for the first time with family for an afternoon stroll, an easy walk around these lovely landscaped gardens. A very peaceful place with beautiful views over the Teign and more. Would certainly recommend a visit here. We are looking forward to returning across the...More

Thank Andrew W
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