Buy Early Bird and Save on Tickets

Early bird tickets are now on sale online, saving you up to 30% on the gate price! Adult, child and family tickets are all discounted now and are available for either Friday 27th April when BBC Gardeners’ World presenter Rachel de Thame is with us or Saturday 28th April when we are joined by organic …

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Our Win at the Devon Tourism Awards!

Toby’s Garden Festival won Bronze in the category of Tourism Event and Festival of the Year at last night’s prestigious Devon Tourism Awards 2017. The Awards Ceremony was held at The Guildhall, Plymouth with guest speakers, Devon polar explorer Ann Daniels and Independent travel editor, Simon Calder. Toby says: “As a Devon boy, it is …

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Exhibitor Applications Now Open for 2018!

We are now accepting applications from exhibitors for our Garden Festival at Powderham Castle 2018. Please get your applications in as soon as possible as space is limited! While we consider every application, we look for quality home-grown plants and unique products and, as we aim to get better rather than bigger every year, once …

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Dates Announced for 2018!

Winter may be on its way but gardeners need not despair! Plantsman Toby Buckland has just announced the 2018 dates for his perennially popular Garden Festival early next spring. Returning for a fifth year, the two-day gardening fiesta will be on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th April 2018. Held in the stunning riverside location of …

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A Feast of Flowers at the Fest

More than 75 nurseries and garden-related exhibitors are heading to Toby’s Garden & Harvest Festival and the stunning grounds of Forde Abbey this weekend, for two days of top-notch plant and garden shopping. Award-winning nurseries including Pheasant Acre, Heucheraholics, Tynings Climbers, Kelnan Plants and Floyds Climbers can all be found selling seasonal plants on the Lower Lawn and …

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What’s on when?

There are tons of talks, demos and tours happening at the festival next weekend, Saturday and Sunday, 16th and 17th September at Forde Abbey. See below for details. Not got your tickets yet? Advanced tickets are still available for just £10 here

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An Apple a Day…

There’s a bumper apple crop of apples at our Harvest Fest at Forde Abbey this September, featuring in apple-pressing, cider-making and apple idents, apple juice and apple-based delicacies. The Pomona Press (pictured) is here both days, making juice you can buy and can take home. You can even bring your own apples in and get them …

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