The team of National Trust gardeners, who care for the garden at Agatha Christie’s holiday home Greenway, have once again harvested a fantastic crop of awards at the RHS Rosemoor Flower Show. The team were awarded three 1st places, three 2nd places and one 3rd for their floral arrangements and prize-winning camellias.
Killerton House, near Exeter, has received a major £20,000 boost towards their overall fundraising target of £100,000 to plug the gaps in its leaking roof. Viridor Credits Environmental Company has awarded a grant via the Landfill Communities Fund to help to bring the historic roof scape back to life.
Family secrets uncovered by the new Earl of Devon, Charlie Courtenay – including an ancestor so close to Henry V that the King had him buried in his Royal tomb in Westminster Abbey – are revealed in a new exhibition at Powderham castle.
Plans including a ‘Mayflower Muster’, capital investment and support from Government have been confirmed today (14 April 2017).
It took National Trust volunteer ranger, Phil Ireland, just 20 seconds to get wet as he made a splash at Devon’s Lydford Gorge when taking his homemade replica of an ancient coracle boat for its maiden voyage on the River Lyd.