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Forthcoming Events

See all our forthcoming events, courses and retreats in the what's on section of the site

What's on


Welcome to The Sharpham Trust!

We are an educational charity based along a three-mile stretch of the river Dart in South Devon. Through using the exceptional beauty of the Sharpham House and its historical landscape , we provide opportunities for transformation and change. We do this through a wide range of courses, retreats and events that reconnect people to nature through experiential learning.

Special event this summer - Parzival

A very special event this summer is Parzival, our unique outdoor promenade performances wandering the grounds of Sharpham House. Written by Peter Oswald and Martin Shaw and Directed by Harry Burton, Parzival is a brand new theatrical telling of one of the greatest stories of European mythology ‘Parzival’s quest for the Holy Grail'. Click here for tickets.

What else we can offer you:

You'll find lots of exciting things to see and do on this website, including both  indoor and outdoor activities . All of our open days, workshops and courses are listed in our events calendar on the left.

We also have courses for quiet, peaceful contemplation and reflection too. Take a look at our Barn Retreat programme, or our Mindfulness courses on our events calendar on the left.

If you are passionate about nature and the outdoors, find out here about the innovative Sharpham Outdoors Project   and learn about the work they are doing in helping people to renew their bonds emotionally, physically and spiritually with nature.

Our lovely house and its surroundings make a wonderful place to hold a special ceremony. More details can be found on our Ceremonies pages. The house and grounds are also available to hire as a venue for events and courses, either on a day long basis or for residential groups.

For more information please phone 01803 732542 or see our events calendar on the left and make an online booking.

House and Bathing House

A place to reconnect


  • Volunteers needed for Parzival

  • 26/06/2014 12:52 pm
  • Sharpham Trust is developing an exciting new outdoor performance based on PARZIVAL’s quest for the HOLY GRAIL. Funded by Arts Council England, the performance will take place in the grounds of the beautiful Sharpham House near Totnes from July 15th. It looks set to be an extraordinary blend of theatre, storytelling, poetry and music 

    We are seeking volunteers to help support the running and stewarding of the show. Roles will include box office, parking, general stewarding and audience management.

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  • Sharpham Estate Open Weekend and Wildlife Camp

  • 15/06/2014 11:11 am
  • Sharpham Open day

    Two glorious days at Sharpham with an overnight wildlife programme too!

    Make the most of the weekend by having bed and breakfast in this magnificent house overnight, or camp in the woodland and join our wildlife team to experience the wildlife at dusk and dawn by canoe or on the river banks.

    The house, garden, vineyard and cafes will all be open during the daytime and our outdoor swimming pool from 11am-4pm.  Wood fired pizzas and a barbecue will be available from 6 – 8pm.

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  • Sharpham Supports the Totnes Pound

  • 20/05/2014 3:04 pm
  • The Sharpham Trust together with Sharpham Wine and Cheese and The Vineyard Café are supporting the new Totnes Pound  launched on the 20th May. 

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Get in touch

If you would like to know more about the information on this page, please contact:

Tel: 01803 732708

Address: The Sharpham Trust, Sharpham House, Ashprington, Totnes, Devon TQ9 7UT