5 EXHIBITIONS IN THE WILDED CAPABILITY BROWN GARDENS
The Wilded Capability Brown gardens, including 5 main outdoor and indoor exhibitions, are open from Wednesday to Sunday, 10am – 4pm. Also Bank Holidays. Adults £12, children under 12 £6. Half price price entry for repeat visits with DSP card. Parking is free. Dogs allowed on a lead.
Come and enjoy our Autumn programme with 4 open-air exhibitions plus our inaugural indoor exhibit. 5 shows, 4 different artists. Settle into this creative, rewilded retreat.
The family pass for 2 adults, 2 children is £30. Single parent family is £19. Children under 3 are free.
Please contact us if you have specific accessibility requirements.
ART TOURS & GROUP VISITS
We offer guided art tours of the main exhibitions and the permanent collection every Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning. Book a Guided Art Tour – CLICK HERE.
We also host Group visits and School visits for 10+ people any day of the week or weekend. To arrange contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enjoy Mediterranean style coffee, lunches and teas indoors or al fresco at The Terraces every Wednesday – Sunday, 10.30am – 3.30pm. Also Bank Holidays. The Terraces is currently exhibiting Devon-based Matt Dingle’s stunning galvanised steel sculptures and structures.
SATURDAY ARTIST TALKS
Join a free Artist Talk every 2nd Saturday of the month at 12pm, meeting at The Terraces. Artists discuss their art, inspiration, how they were influenced by DSP and show some of their works.
SUNDAY TALK ON THE WILD SIDE
Every Sunday we host a free ‘Talk on the Wild Side: Rewilding explained’. Start your journey into this vital approach to natural climate solutions. Meet at The Terraces at 12pm.
FREE FRIDAY FOR ARTISTS
The first Friday of the month access to the sculpture park is FREE for artists. Work here for free using the parks extraordinary backdrop to create art, photography, video, music, performance, literature or more.
Every Wednesday we celebrate #WellbeingWednesday. After all, we are a creative, rewilded retreat. We offer a free afternoon Wellbeing walk for sculpture park visitors, meeting at The Terraces at 2pm. The short guided walk is designed to help us renew and reconnect taking in the art, gardens, vistas and waterways.
Companies, charities and healthcare organisations can bring team members for a few hours out or a full day retreat. If you’re a Wellbeing counsellor bring clients and run sessions outdoors or in our therapy rooms. We’re passionate about art and wellbeing. To arrange contact email@example.com.
ENTERTAIN, MEET, RETREAT
Meet, retreat or entertain clients, employees or guests during the week. We have a number of stunning retreat spaces for meetings, workshops, weddings and more.
Entertain clients or guests. Visit the sculpture park and gardens late afternoon followed by drinks and canapés at The Terraces overlooking the Capability Brown gardens and the sea. Minimum 15 guests, £75 per person.
Please use directions below as Sat Nav is not always accurate.
Mamhead Park (South) is just above Mamhead and Ashcombe, a few miles South of Exeter. From Exeter or the M5 heading South take the A380 and exit at Old Haldon Hill. From Newton Abbot or Torquay take the A380 North and exit at Mamhead taking the 2nd right turn over the flyover.
Follow the road signed Mamhead & Dawlish for 3/4 mile and make sure to take the first right turn to Ashcombe. Go straight over the cross roads and continue on the lane for 1 mile, passing Mamhead Woods & the Obelisk on your left. At the bottom of the hill turn left at the junction signed Mamhead Village Hall. Devon Sculpture Park is on the left after 300 yds. You will see a thatched gatehouse and a sign for the sculpture park.
If you find yourself in Mamhead village pass the village hall on your left and at the first crossroads turn right up the hill. Continue for 1 mile and you will see the entrance and thatched gatehouse after a right bend.
Enter the private drive and continue to ‘PARKING’ area just before the church. Parking is free. Walk past the church up to the main entrance following signs to Capability Brown gardens.
Whichever way you come you can only enter the sculpture park from the Southern entrance to Mamhead Park.
Devon Sculpture Park
Mamhead Park (South)