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Spring Garden Open Day April 25

16/03/2015 3:07 pm

Come and see beautiful bulbs in bloom at our Spring Garden Open Day on Saturday April 25.

Wander through the formal and woodland gardens of historic Sharpham House, set in a Capability Brown landscape.

The gardens are a real delight during the spring with wonderful views over the River Dart and flowers and trees in blossom.

The Open Day will also include tours of the garden and the Grade 1-listed Sharpham House as well as fun storytelling, outdoor and craft activities for all the family. 

Sharpham House c afé  -  open for soup and rolls, teas, coffees, cakes and biscuits.

Anchorstone at Sharpham Vineyard   – This event will be the first day of opening for the café at Sharpham Wine & Cheese with new management from the  Anchorstone  team. This will be open for lunch with a fantastic local menu including seafood and Sharpham wines. 


Free Entry (but please note there will be a charge of £4 per car for parking). Please consider arriving by other means (see below).

Parking / Transport / Directions

Limited hard parking and field car parking at Sharpham will be available  (cost £4).  Please help us to reduce the impact of cars by considering car sharing or parking in Totnes and using the free Bob the Bus Shuttle Service. Details below

Sharpham Spring Garden Open Day Bus Timetable

25 th  April 2015


 Main Bus Stop - Opposite Seven Stars in Totnes   From Sharpham
10.15am 10.30am
10.45am 11.00am
11.15am 11.30am
11.45am 12.00am
12.15pm 12.30pm
12.45pm 1.00pm
Drivers Lunch Break
2.00pm 2.15pm
2.30pm 2.45pm
3.00pm 3.15pm
3.30pm 3.45pm
4.00pm 4.15pm last bus


Cafe open for teas / coffees cakes and biscuits

We are sorry but we do not allow dogs (except for guide dogs) 

We are looking for volunteers to help on this day so if you would like to lend a hand, please contact Katie Davy by  email

Spring 2015 programme published

10/03/2015 1:49 pm

Spring programme web crop2

Our Spring Programme has been published - giving you all the information on the events, retreats and courses taking place on the Sharpham Estate.

Printed flyers are being distributed in Sharpham House and throughout Totnes, or you can download a digital PDF version here:

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Sharpham Cheese & Wine open for business

10/03/2015 1:30 pm


The multi-award-winning Sharpham Wine & Cheese, based on Sharpham Estate, has opened its doors for the 2015 season.

The Cellar Door shop is open six days a week, 10am until 5pm until April 30, then daily until the end of September. The cafe there is due to re-open after Easter.

Don't worry if you can't make it in person: you can order your wine and cheese online here and get it delivered. Or phone on 01803 732203


Good news for wildlife and bio-diversity across the estate....

18/12/2014 11:07 am

We are delighted to announce that in partnership with our tenant farmers  Sharpham Wine and Cheese  and David Camp, we have been successful in our application for Higher Level Stewardship funding. The scheme provides a framework and support to ensure environmentally beneficial land management practices across the whole of the estate, with the overall aim of increasing biodiversity and habitat conservation. 

View of Dart

New Retreat programme for 2015 with the chance to stay in beautiful Sharpham House

29/10/2014 12:32 pm

IMG_2472 JR Carpenter

Building upon the success of our  Barn Retreat Centre  over the last 25 years, we are delighted to announce a new programme of secular mindfulness based retreats for 2015 and beyond, held within our beautiful Grade I-listed Sharpham House. The new retreats are for anyone looking to develop their mindfulness practice with opportunites to rest, rejuvenate and reconnect with nature. The retreats are perfect for those newer to mindfulness and meditation, as well as those with more experience, keen to integrate their practice into everyday life.

We also help participants develop mindfulness through themed retreats including yoga, gardening, singing, cookery, qi-gong or walking in the soul-enriching landscape of the Sharpham Estate. All retreats at Sharpham are displayed on our website's  Retreat Calendar

where you can find out more and also book securely online. Alternatively, make your booking over the phone by calling  01803 732542 Join our mailing list to ensure that you hear about new retreats as soon as they are ready to book.

Get in touch

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

Name: Ben Ballard Tel: 01803 731801 Email:programme@sharphamtrust.org

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