Autumn 2020 at DSP

Autumn is one of the most beautiful seasons at DSP. Our extraordinary collection of rare trees from around the world glow with autumnal glory while the plants and shrubs in the wilded Capability Brown gardens are packed with life – both autumn flowering plant life and the abundant wildlife. The wildlife becomes more active duringContinue reading “Autumn 2020 at DSP”

The Wild Kitchen at DSP

In keeping with the ethos of rewilding DSP has developed an innovative Wild Kitchen. Our two course lunch menu, served in gourmet picnic boxes, is freshly made each day. Simple, light and delicious you’ll enjoy a choice of healthy, gluten free and vegan dishes. Freshly Baked Focaccia – Rock Shrimp Roll, Home Grown Leaves withContinue reading “The Wild Kitchen at DSP”

Summer 2020 at Devon Sculpture Park

What’s on this summer at Devon Sculpture Park. Summer has started. Lockdown is easing and DSP is carefully and cautiously reopening. Each visit is pre-booked online at the website, numbers are more limited than ever, social distancing is carefully practised and for now everything is 100% outdoors. We recommend booking early to avoid disappointment. WeContinue reading “Summer 2020 at Devon Sculpture Park”

What to see and do

Several years ago we embarked on an experiment: the rewilding of our estate in Devon. We’re trying to ensure the restoration of natural ecological processes and the recovery of flaura and fauna. Rewilding the land is an important new discipline for environmentally conscious people. See how our project has progressed. See the changes to theContinue reading “What to see and do”

The Robert Adam Gallery

The Robert Adam Orangery is an imposing 500 year old bath stone building which was extended and improved by Robert Adam in the mid 1700’s. Today it hosts the Robert Adam salon gallery inside and on the terraces overlooking the sea and wilded Capability Brown gardens. The Paris salon-style private gallery hosts a mix ofContinue reading “The Robert Adam Gallery”

Your Creative, Rewilded Retreat

Devon Sculpture Park is a creative, rewilded retreat. Refresh and reimagine surrounded by art, Wilded Capability Brown gardens, ancient waterways, wildlife and endless sea views. ‘One of the most beautiful gardens I have seen…’ Toby Buckland, gardener, TV presenter and author. This timeless, historic retreat has been carefully restored to enable visitors to deepen theirContinue reading “Your Creative, Rewilded Retreat”

Art and Wellbeing

A standard definition for art is ‘art is emotion’. It should therefore be the case that art can and perhaps should affect our emotional wellbeing. Hopefully positively. At Devon Sculpture Park we want to foster this link. We have double the motivation: firstly evidence supports that people de-stress in museums and galleries but also thereContinue reading “Art and Wellbeing”

Historic Buildings

Mamhead Park (South), where Devon Sculpture Park is located, is steeped in history. There are a number of historic buildings. The Robert Adam Orangery The Grade II listed Orangery started as a cascade house over 500 years ago. An early owner, Thomas Ball (1671 – 1749), planted many exotic trees brought back from his continentalContinue reading “Historic Buildings”

An Outdoor Centre for the Arts

Devon Sculpture Park is a new kind of outdoor art centre. We are not just one of the UK’s larger sculpture parks by acreage, we have the ambition to be a broader centre for the arts. We were established by resident artist, Philip Letts, to support sculpture, visual arts both indoor and outdoor plus design,Continue reading “An Outdoor Centre for the Arts”

Visiting Devon Sculpture Park

Devon Sculpture Park offers a number of exciting day visit options, guided tours, specialist workshops plus company and creative retreats. We believe that we are the best place to experience and learn about smaller scale rewilding as well as environmental art. We are a leading centre for natural climate solutions. We look forward to welcomingContinue reading “Visiting Devon Sculpture Park”