Welcome to Tapeley Park Gardens

Located in the parish of Westleigh, Tapeley Park sits high on a hill overlooking the River Torridge and the North Devon coastline. Home to the Christie family for two centuries, Hector Christie is the current custodian of the estate.

GARDEN OPENING HOURS: We are now closed for the Winter and will reopen in Spring 2022

No need to book a slot for the gardens – just turn up and purchase your tickets from the Gift Shop

Regretfully no house tours available for 2021

Adults £6
Children £4
Students/Seniors £5
Family ticket £15
Season ticket – £20

Family friendly, dog friendly.

Tea Rooms & Organic Menu

Address:
Tapeley Park
Instow
North Devon
EX39 4NT
Telephone:
01271 860897
(or contact the Estate office)

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4 weeks ago

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Tapeley is now closed for 2021. It has been a strange season - born out of lockdown and always an island of calm during a very busy staycation summer! We'd like to thank the public for supporting us in 2021, all the wonderful partners we've worked with on various events and the fantastic garden team who have worked so hard to keep make Tapeley gardens such a rewarding place to visit! We look forward to seeing you again in 2022! ...
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1 month ago

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Please note that Sunday October 31st will be our last day of the season 2021 for public visiting! ...
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1 month ago

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Some lovely pumpkins for sale from our fresh food stall (located beside the gift shop) this week!It's said that the tradition of Halloween pumpkin carving originated in Ireland and Scotland and was linked to celebrating the Samhain festival when spirits of the dead walked the earth. However, the tradition of carving grotesque faces into vegetables to scare away evil spirits tended to focus around turnips and mangelwurzels. The pumpkin became the go-to vegetable for carving as the tradition was tweaked by Irish immigrants arriving in America during the 19th century (pumpkin flesh being rather more malleable than turnip flesh perhaps?!). ...
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1 month ago

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What a week to see the Autumn colours! The best of the plants and flowers has passed in the gardens but nature is providing a wonderful finale to our season this week before we close for the season (from November 1st). It's all about the reds, the purples and the oranges.... the perfect time for a stroll and a warming drink and snack in the tearooms! ...
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1 month ago

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It's the final week of the season at Tapeley (our last day of the season is Sunday October 31st)! If you are a Friend of Tapeley, get some more use out that season pass! If you have been meaning to visit, then now is a lovely time. The garden colours may be on the wane, but nature is putting on its own colour show, and we still get those bonus Autumn sunny days if you're lucky! ...
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