A Very Private Estate Retreat

Devon Sculpture Park is at Mamhead Park (South) which is a very private estate retreat on the outskirts of Exeter. Indeed, the first thing you see as you enter is a ‘private’ sign to remind us that we’ll be enjoying a relaxed, immersive and very private visit. This historic estate harks back to the DomesdayContinue reading “A Very Private Estate Retreat”

Stay at the Lakehouse

The Lakehouse at Devon Sculpture Park is the perfect retreat for a staycation in Devon. The Capability Brown lake is mesmerising, situated at the top of the ancient cascade gardens, hidden by a beautiful horseshoe of trees that hang over the water. The Lakehouse is available to stay in year round. Book a weekend getContinue reading “Stay at the Lakehouse”

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

In 2019 Devon Sculpture Park opened its second indoor gallery, the Robert Adam Gallery. This imposing 500 year old bath stone building was extended and improved by Robert Adam 270 years ago. Today it hosts the Robert Adam Gallery inside and on the terraces overlooking the sea and wilded Capability Brown gardens. The Paris salon-styleContinue 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”

A Sculpture Park Tackling Climate Change

Devon Sculpture Park is on a mission. Not only is it developing one of the UK’s more ambitious sculpture parks, on a truly historic estate, but it is becoming a leading voice in tackling climate change. Its permanent art collection is one of the UK’s larger collections of environmental art – sculpture, installation art andContinue reading “A Sculpture Park Tackling Climate Change”

Guided Art Tours at Devon Sculpture Park

At Devon Sculpture Park we pride ourselves in our guided art tours. We believe in interactive, human led art education. The art tours take in not only the exhibitions of environmental art in the wilded Capability Brown gardens, but also hidden private collections in the outer wildlands. Indeed, the private collection in the outer wildlandsContinue reading “Guided Art Tours at Devon Sculpture Park”

‘Art Wilded’ Exhibition

The inaugural outdoor exhibition in the Capability Brown gardens is ‘ART WILDED’ by resident artist Philip Letts. The exhibition is a series of contemporary sculpture installations blending conceptual and abstract themes that examine the clash between modern society, technology, environment and nature. The overarching theme is ‘Man versus nature’. Resident artist, Philip Letts, has beenContinue reading “‘Art Wilded’ Exhibition”