MOOR OTTER – at Stone Lane Gardens

April 15, 2021
Dartmoor is the setting again this year for the National Park’s Moor Otter Arts Trail. On view from 28 May 2021, Stone Lane Gardens hosts one of the sculptures ‘Otter and Cub’, beautifully painted by local artist Jo Thompson.

Garden Visitors’ TEA ROOM reopens

April 15, 2021
At last! Our tea room and tea garden is open (as often as possible) to garden visitors from 12 noon till 5pm for the purchase of refreshing tea, Fair Trade coffee, delicious cakes and Devon cream teas. Please remember that Covid restrictions still apply.

ROBIN HOOD – Thursday 8 July 2021

April 5, 2021
ROBIN HOOD – Join us for the latest fun-packed outdoor presentation by travelling theatre company The Three Inch Fools, on Thursday 8 July. Doors open at 6pm. Bring a picnic, chair, rug and suitable clothing for the day’s weather conditions. Tickets from our website Shop are available...

ROBIN HOOD – Theatre in the Trees

April 5, 2021
Robin Hood, Robin Hood, riding through the trees! Thursday, 8 July is the evening when our wonderful professional travelling theatre company, The Three Inch Fools, will be staging its next open air production at Stone Lane Gardens. ROBIN HOOD promises to be a gloriously light-hearted and fun-pack...

Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor” – tickets

March 17, 2021
Tickets are available for the outdoor performance on 15 August of “The Merry Wives of Windsor” from our shop. Please note that these are purchasable in advance only and are non-returnable. See performance details listed under Upcoming Events. £15 adult £10 under-18 Free under 10 £45 f...

Greater Dartmoor Leaf Grant Application

February 15, 2021
Greater Dartmoor LEAF Greater Dartmoor Local Enterprise Action Fund 2015 – 2020 Update:  We are awaiting the outcome of our current bid.  We hope to bring news and details of what this will help us achieve very soon.   The LEAF programme has successfully allocated all available funds and an...

Our honey bees enjoy Phacelia in the nursery

June 18, 2020
In June, Phacelia not only looks lovely in between the young saplings in the tree nursery, but is useful as well. It is planted as a ‘Green Manure’ crop and the honey bees from our hives buzz happily among the purple flowers ready to make their honey.

New Tea Room to Open

May 17, 2020
The trustees of Stone Lane Gardens are pleased to announce that Planning Permission has been granted by the Dartmoor National Park Authority for a Tea Room for garden visitors. The Tea Room will be situated in an old barn and will serve tea, coffee, cakes and cream teas. Details about opening tim...

CORONAVIRUS: GARDENS

March 21, 2020
The Corona Virus situation can change very quickly. Please check the current government guidelines before you set out to visit the garden. For your own safety and the safety of others, please follow all Coronavirus government health guidelines and restrictions.  If the government criteria allow y...

Volunteers give helping hands at Stone Lane

February 26, 2020
A new mixed broad-leaf Devon hedge was planted today at Stone Lane, by the brilliant volunteers of Chagford Conservation Group. In due course, the hedge will provide good habitat and become an effective screen between the Gardens’ land and our neighbour’s buildings. Stone Lane Gardens...

POSTPONED: Moor Otter at Stone Lane Gardens 2020

November 18, 2019
Due to the current outbreak of Corvid 19, Dartmoor National Park has postponed this show. Our otter will, therefore, go into storage for the time being.   Postponed: Otter Spotters, who enjoyed finding the locations in 2017, will be delighted to know that Stone Lane Gardens will be hosting a...

Beekeeper’s Apprentice Wanted

July 24, 2019
Our beehives are owned by Blackaller Bees and maintained by Peter Hunt. Peter would welcome an apprentice to assist him. If you are interested in beekeeping, please contact peter@beesindevon.co.uk. Experience would be useful, but is not necessary. www.beesindevon.co.uk

RHS Partner Garden: Stone Lane Gardens

January 30, 2019
The trustees of Stone Lane Gardens are delighted to announce that the Garden has become and RHS Partner Garden. Stone Lane is the only Royal Horticultural Society Partner Garden within the Dartmoor National park and is just 25 miles from RHS Garden Rosemoor. Holders of RHS membership cards are we...

Win £25,000 – Stone Lane Gardens joins the local Lottery

December 3, 2018
Stone Lane Gardens has become a beneficiary charity of the local lottery, set up by South Hams District and West Devon Borough Councils, SeaMoor Lotto. Tickets cost just £1. Every week the top prize is £25,000 with lots of other lovely prizes on offer to enjoy too. Simply go to www.seamoorlotto.c...

Virtual garden tour

August 22, 2017
Click here to see a short video of Stone Lane Gardens.

Radio Devon interview – Toby Buckland talks to our Garden Manager

August 14, 2017
On Sunday 6th August, Radio Devon presenter Toby Buckland talked to our Garden Manager on his Gardening programme. You can hear the recording on our Youtube channel below:

Stone Lane Gardens adds a ‘Silent Space’

June 26, 2017
We have now partnered with Silentspace.org.uk to bring a very contemplative area to the garden. From now on, every weekend we reserve a secluded area of the garden where visitors can ejoy being silent without distraction. This area can be found by following the left hand path in the garden down p...