Tours & Workshops

Our tours and workshops allow you to delve deeper into our work at Devon Sculpture Park and learn useful new skills.

Our tours give an introductory insight into rewilding and environmental art while our workshops provide a more immersive experience and the chance to get hands-on.

TOURS

Two-hour Rewilding Tour 
Tour the wilded lands with a rewilding expert.
This walking tour will help you understand how rewilding works, how it saves endangered species, and how it solves the climate crisis. You will visit the latest wildlife activity hotspots. 
Refreshments included. 
Available any Friday, Saturday or Sunday from 2pm. 
£35 per person

All Day Rewilding Tour 
Tour the rewilded lands and the wilded Capability Brown gardens with a leading rewilding expert. 
Spend the morning visiting the wilded lands and the afternoon learning about the rewilding of the Capability Brown gardens and how they make such an impact. 
Enjoy lunch with rewilding and gardening experts. Refreshments included. 
Available any Monday to Thursday, 10am – 3.30pm. 
£85 per person

Two-hour Environmental Art Tour 
Tour the permanent art collection and the open-air and indoor exhibits with the curator at Devon Sculpture Park. 
Learn about contemporary and environmental art in a rewilded park. Gain valuable insights into how the indoor exhibitions came together. Learn about the extraordinary collection of artists leading the charge here. 
Refreshments included. 
Available any Friday, Saturday or Sunday morning from 10am. 
£35 per person

Three-Hour Rewilding and Environmental Art Tour 
Tour the wilded lands, the wilded Capability Brown gardens, the permanent art collection and the environmental art exhibits (open-air and indoors) with a leading expert in rewilding and environmental art. 
Learn about smaller scale rewilding and how it saves endangered species and solves the climate crisis while exploring how environmental art communicates climate issues and solutions. 
Refreshments included. 
Available any Friday, Saturday or Sunday morning from 10am. 
£55 per person

WORKSHOPS

Wildlife Gardening Workshop 
Join our monthly one-day wildlife gardening workshop with the UK’s leading rewilding gardening experts. 
Learn how to develop habitats and rewild your garden to turn the soil into an effective carbon sink, grow wildlife diversity and develop natural plant life growth. Understand proven rewilding gardening methods, tools and techniques while working in the extraordinary wilded Capability Brown gardens – the world’s most advanced rewilded garden. 
Tools, lunch and refreshments included. 
Available first Wednesday of the month from 1 July 2020, 10am – 3.30pm. 
£65 per person or £370 per person for course of six workshops

Rewilding Smaller Scale Workshop 
Understand how smaller scale rewilding (250 acres or less) works, learn how to build a plan for your land and get the answers to all your rewilding questions. 
This one-day workshop is specifically designed for smallholders, landholders, community leaders, environmentalists and landscapers. 
The day starts with a 30-minute presentation about the rewilding of Devon Sculpture Park followed by a two-hour tour of the wildlands. After lunch, there will be a Q&A session. 
Lunch and refreshments included.
Available 18 June, 9 July, 6 August, 10 September, 8 October 2020, 10am – 4pm. £95 per person

Creative Wellbeing Workshop with Creative Minds Exeter 
This workshop is suitable for all levels of art experience. Guided by expert Creative Minds artist Liz Swan, you will spend time sketching en plein air and soaking in the beauty of the park, before returning to the schoolhouse studio for some experimenting. Using both natural and traditional art materials you’ll create your own unique mixed media responses to the stunning surroundings. 
Includes:

  • Entry to the sculpture park, rewilded gardens and all art exhibitions
  • Creative support and guidance from a Creative Minds artist throughout the day and use of the schoolhouse studio.
  • All art materials and equipment.
  • A delicious wild kitchen lunch at the Robert Adam Orangery and refreshments throughout the day.
  • A guided wellbeing walk.

Available 2nd Wednesday of the month starting 10 June 2020, 10am – 4pm.
£90 per person

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