The Garden Landscape Guide

Marwood Hill Garden

A woodland garden with 3 small lakes, a bog garden and a scree garden. It was created by Dr James Smart, who moved to Marwood in 1949. The garden has 3 National Collections - Astilbes, Japanese Iris and Tulbaghia.

Barnstaple, Devon, England, EX31 4EB

All year (except 25th December). Daily. Open 10am to 5pm.

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  • over 5 years by Charlotte 5 / 5

    Definitely a garden to put on your wish list! Stunning collection of specimen trees and wonderful autumn colours ... and September isn't even the best time of year to visit!
  • almost 6 years by Mike & Dee 5 / 5

    a magical garden, peaceful and beautiful. we visited this may for the second time and will be back again when we are next in Devon. a must for all garden lovers! also it's great that you can take your dog
  • almost 7 years by Veda Crane 5 / 5

    I visited this garden with a friend about ten years ago and took some wonderful photographs. I had forgotten where it was until I found it in the RHS Guide of Gardens to visit.

    It was a wonderful experience, one of the most beautiful in the country and I'm looking forward to visiting it again in the very near future.

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Marwood Hill Garden, Devon Photograph © Veda Crane
Marwood Hill Photograph © Veda Crane
Marwood Hill Garden, Barnstaple Photograph © Veda Crane
Marwood Hill Garden, September Photograph © Charlotte Weychan
Marwood Hill Garden, 2010 Photograph © Charlotte Weychan
Marwood Hill Garden, September 2010 Photograph © Charlotte Weychan