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Thorn House & Garden

Thorn House

Tel: 01752 862494

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Thorn House & Garden


Ticket Type / Ticket Tariff
Adult Garden Admission£7.50 per ticket
Child Garden AdmissionFree
Devon Cream Tea£3.50 per ticket

Visits are by prior appointment only

About us

Visit the hidden treasure of Thorn Gardens on the south-east facing banks of the River Yealm. This unique setting offers breathtaking views over the river and onwards towards Dartmoor.

The spectacular historical 9 acre garden, principally created by William Arkwright, holds a fascinating selecting of unusual mature trees and plants from around the globe. The architecture and vegitation have been heavily influenced over the last 100 years by an eccentric mix of owners and visitors, including the Prince of Wales who regularly visited in the late 1800's.

Private tours of the garden are available by appointment; including an optional Devon cream tea! Thorn also offers a wonderful venue for corporate events including weddings, garden parties, etc. Whatever your event, the garden is yours; with outstanding vistas through mature tree canopies down to the glistening river below, together with the sweetly scented rose garden bordered with immaculately trimmed hedges, and the romantic 'Long Walk' with a breathtaking view towards the mouth of the river.

Thorn House & Gardens is less than 30 minutes from Plymouth.

Special Offer:

Groups 20+ people - Admission and Cream Tea only £10

 FREE venue hire available on request

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  • Cater for groups
  • Event Venue

Key Features

  • Film or TV location
  • In countryside
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals


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