Endsleigh, Tavistock, England
Record Id: 1258
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
Endsleigh has an early-19th-century picturesque garden, arboretum and landscape, within plantations of around 120 hectares. Around the house there are about 26 hectares of ornamental gardens and pleasure grounds. The site is now in divided use. The walled garden has been in use as a plant nursery, while the house is now a hotel.
Brief history of site
Endsleigh was built by the Duke of Bedford in 1810, and the gardens were designed first by Jeffry Wyatville, and later by Humphry Repton in 1814. The grounds were completed by the 1840s.
Address: Endsleigh, Milton Abbot, nr Tavistock, West Devon, PL19 0PG
Devon; West Devon; Milton Abbot
Historical County: Devon
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||201||Grid Ref:||SX391786|
4 miles west of Tavistock on the B3362.
Opening contact details:
01 822 870000
The house is a hotel, open to guests. The gardens are open all year, Tuesday to Sunday, 11am to 4pm, with some exceptions. Please phone to check before planning your visit.
Form of site: landscape garden
Purpose of site: Ornamental
Context or principal building: hotel
Site Style : Picturesque
Site first created: 1810 to 1814
Main period of development: Early 19th century
Site Size (Hectares): 120