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.

Tapeley Park is located between Bideford and Barnstaple, near the village of Instow.  Visitors can follow brown tourist signs from the A39 onto the B3233 (please note if you use the post code in Sat Nav you will be directed to the incorrect entrance).  The Tapeley Garden entrance is just beyond the turning sign posted to Westleigh Village, coming from the Bideford direction. 

GARDEN OPENING HOURS: Tapeley Gardens are open from Sunday 31st March 2024 – Sunday 27th October 2024.  Sunday to Thursday 10am – 5pm.

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

Adults £8.50
Children £6.50 Under 5’s Free
Seniors £6.50
Family Ticket (2 Adults and up to 3 Children) £22.00
Friends of Tapeley Season Ticket – Adult – £30.00, Child – £13.00

Group prices on application

House Tours must be booked in advance, price on application (currently unavailable).

Family friendly, dog friendly.

Disabled facilities

If you use a wheelchair  (manual or electric) or a walker there are parts of the garden which may not be suitable, for example the walk through the wood to the lake and across the fields to the monument statue.

We offer disabled parking (located by the Pay Hut) which are not too far from the gardens which offers seating, and the toilet facilities are close at hand.

There is a lovely Tea Room which is accessible with indoor and outdoor seating – garden admission charges apply to use this facility.

Tea Rooms & Organic Menu

Address:
Tapeley Park
Instow
North Devon
EX39 4NT

 

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Telephone:
01271 860897
(or contact the Estate office 01271 342558)

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Why do visitors love the Tapeley gardens in Spring? For the peace and the tranquility, disturbed only by the sound of nature doing its thing.... May is a magical time to visit 😍 #northdevon #gardens #northdevongarden #permaculture #forestgarden #instow #bideford #barnstaple #spring2024 #tapeleypark #tapeleyparkgardens #pollinators #birdsong #naturevibes ...
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Did you know.... that the stalks of garlic plants, known as garlic scapes, make an excellent asparagus substitute? Snip the scapes at the base and below the bulbous head, which would flower if left. Not only does this focus the plant's energy into growing the bulbs, but the harvested scapes can be cooked like asparagus (similar texture but with a mild garlic flavour). ...
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When it comes to getting married there is only one option when it comes to the other half (at least we hope so!). When it comes to the reception, the options are plentiful at Tapeley Park! You can have a sit down meal in the Old Barn (complete with it's own bar), or take it outside onto the Main Lawn, where the views from a marquee are simply amazing...To help you plan for the best wedding, one of Tapeley's best kept secrets is Nigel, our in-house wedding planner. He will guide you through all the options and ensure that whatever you choose, your wedding day will be just as special as you wished for.Contact nigel@christiesestates.co.uk to talk options and book a tour to see what Tapeley has to offer.#weddings #northdevon #summer #brideandgroom #boutiquewedding #wedding2025 #grandwedding #outdoorvenue #statelyhome #devonweddingvenues #diyweddings #southwestweddings #countryweddings #coastalweddings #countryweddingvenue #weddingviews #ukweddingvenue #bridelist #weddingplanner #themedwedding #customwedding #yourway #bespokewedding #barnstaple #bideford #instow ...
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Tapeley Tearoom meal deals available! Home cooked food using the freshest ingredients foraged from the Tapeley gardens and super value for money! Ready, steady, (let someone else) cook!Open from 10am - 5pm. #tearooms #northdevon #holiday #gardens #tapeleyparkgardens #tapeleypark #sunshine #walk #bideford #instow #barnstaple #dogfriendlycafe #dogfriendlytravel ...
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The gorgeous periwinkle twinkles away in the permaculture garden, where it provides good ground cover, preventing weeds. The plant's leaves are high in alkaloids, including Vincamine, which have been associated with medicinal benefits for the blood and the brain. #northdevon #gardens #northdevongarden #permaculture #forestgarden #instow #bideford #barnstaple #spring2024 #tapeleypark #tapeleyparkgardens #medicinalplants #naturalremedy #medicinalgarden #medicinalfoods ...
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