Owlacombe Farm, near Winkleigh, once again open their beautiful 4 acre garden to the public on Sunday 15th May 2016, giving visitors the opportunity to enjoy the wonder of nature’s beauty in this tranquil setting in support of Devon Air Ambulance.
The gorgeous garden boasts over 400 bright and blooming rhododendrons and azaleas, luscious lawns, fruitful flowerbeds, shrubs, ponds and even a bluebell wood. The garden is also home to a variety of birds including woodpeckers, blue tits, chaffinch, wagtails, nut hatch and robins and if you’re really lucky you may even spot a kingfisher fly up to the woods from the ponds, which also have mallard and moorhens living on them.
A warm welcome awaits all visitors from hosts Robert and Ros Pickard who will be serving cream teas in the garden. Robert and Ros decided to open their garden after a family member was airlifted; Ros said “they were flown to Barnstaple Hospital following an accident, we are forever grateful for the help of the paramedics and as thanks we like to support Devon Air Ambulance”.
The garden will be open on Sunday 15th May 2016 from 1pm to 5pm, entrance is only £4 per person with all funds being donated to Devon Air Ambulance. Owlacombe Farm is located just a short drive from Winkleigh on the A3124 at Roborough, Devon, EX19 8TG.
Fundraising Director at Devon Air Ambulance Caroline Creer said “We are so thankful to Robert and Ros Pickard for choosing to host an open garden in support of Devon Air Ambulance, their hospitality and generosity makes a real difference to the trust and we are so grateful to have them as our supporters. We hope the garden and the cream teas are all enjoyed by all.”