The site is an arboretum and tree nursery located within the Dartmoor National Park. There are two contrasting areas: a woodland area with shrubs, herbaceous plants, streams and ponds, and an open grassy area with birch copses. The site includes the National Collections of Alder trees and wild-origin Birch trees. During the summer, there is a sculpture exhibition (The Mythic Garden), with over 100 sculptures surrounded by informally-planted trees, perennials and shrubs.
The arboretum was started in 1971 by Kenneth and June Ashburner.
Visitor FacilitiesThe garden is open throughout the year. There is also a special exhibition from May to October. Please see: http://www.mythicgarden.eclipse.co.uk/prices×.htm
- Plant Type
- Tree Feature
- Description: Copses, mainly of birch.
- Access & Directions
Access Contact DetailsThe garden is open throughout the year. There is also a special exhibition from May to October. Please see: http://www.mythicgarden.eclipse.co.uk/prices×.htm