Connecting people to the natural world


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

What's on



We are an educational and conservation charity based on a stunning 550 acre estate adjoining a three mile stretch of the River Dart in South Devon.

Our desire is to connect people with nature and to promote mindfulness and wellbeing by delivering residential and non-residential courses, retreats, projects and events. 

Ways to Visit

There are lots of different ways to visit and experience our programme of activities. All of our open days, retreats, events, workshops and courses are listed in our What's On calendar. You can also use the top line navigation to explore all of our core activities.

Sharpham House from the River

Sharpham House from the River

"I see a place here today which has just the right balance of obvious care for the place without overdoing it. I love the atmosphere. It’s not overformal or over manicured. This is part of its deep beauty. There aren’t intrusive instructions or signage or “visitor services” on every corner, but it feels loved and I feel welcomed. Please keep this balance."

A place to reconnect


  • On the trail of cheeses

  • 20/08/2014 11:23 am
  • With the help of the British Cheese Board, Clare Bourke looks at some of the county’s cheese producers including Sharpham and Ticklemore and discovers why this humble food will always be a firm favourite.

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  • New Sharpham Programme out now

  • 01/03/2013 3:35 pm
  • The new Autumn 2014 Events Programme covering Sept, Oct and Nov is now out. You can download it here or request a printed copy.

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  • Parzival is triumphant!

  • 11/08/2014 10:40 am
  • Over 600 people took the opportunity to enjoy an exciting new outdoor theatre version of the ancient myth of Parzival at Sharpham recently. Funded by Arts Council England, the promenade performances allowed audiences to join Parzival on his journey seeking the Grail and took them on their own quest through the exceptional setting of the Sharpham Estate and the House, beside the River Dart.

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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