Category: Powderham Castle

Win picnic bench worth £210

Festival sponsors, Devon Contract Waste, the South West’s leading independent commercial waste handling firm, and the first SW waste management company to offer a zero to landfill solution, are launching their brand-new range of 100% recycled outdoor furniture at Toby’s Garden Festival on 11 and 12 June. And to celebrate, they’re giving festival visitors the opportunity …

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Dogs in the picture

We’re welcoming dogs to Powderham in a big way on 11 and 12 June, and, for the first time, we’ve launched some special doggy awards. At Toby’s Garden Festival, we’ll be handing out prizes in four categories in our Waggy Tails photo competition and we will be trying to make it a special day for …

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Full steam ahead!

Come and see the full-size steam traction engine owned by Berrybrook Steam and Classics at the festival on 11 and 12 June at Powderham Castle, which will be tooting and tootling along the Castle driveway on both days. This 10-tonne iron giant still has a working life, teaching steam engine experience days at Berrybrooks, based just down …

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Powderham from the air!

Teign Trees are back swinging from the trees again, ready to offer advice on all things tree related. They always wow the kids with their fun mini-gardens and this year they are bringing a brand-new display, designed to give you ideas for your garden.  In the lead up to the festival, the award-winning landscaping crew …

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Festival fun

Watch out, watch out – the topiary’s about! There’s no beating about the bush at Toby’s Garden Festival in 2021. That’s because the talented Devon troupe, the Higher Beings are back to entertain visitors, disguised as topiary bushes.  You can have hours of fun just watching them as they camouflage themselves among the shrubs and …

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Foraging at the fest

This year at Toby’s Garden Festival we have a fascinating array of craftsmen and women sharing their skills.  Father and daughter duo, Robbie Ryder and Vix Hill-Ryder are an interesting pair.     Vix spent her childhood in the hedgerows, fields and on the coast of south-east Cornwall with her grandfather who was an amateur …

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