The Gardens have been developed since 1987 in two adjoining secluded valleys,one contains the River Black and the other a stream. A lake and ponds and wide walks access these and the valley sides. There is extensive planting of rhododendron,camellia,pieris,magnolia and many trees and shrubs. The 43 acres have year round attraction with wonderful wild flowers and fauna.
Where is Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens located?
The Garden is located two miles from Dartmouth,Devon. Although close to the main Dartmouth A3122 road,short secluded lanes create a peaceful away from it all atmosphere. Norton Holiday Park is close by.
What style of garden is Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens?
The Garden uses two valleys joined at right angles,one with the River Black running to the nearby Blackpool Sands and the other with a stream tributary. A lake and ponds have been constructed with wide grassed paths contouring the valley sides.An extensive planting includes rhododendron,camellia,pieris,magnolia and a wide range of trees and shrubs. The ground is covered in wild flowers,bluebells,primrose,celandine,snowdrops and many daffodils. There is a two acre wild flower meadow and similar Mediterranean garden with palm trees and exotic plants. Roses climb high into the trees and and have a dedicated two acre garden. The whole Garden covers 43 acres and is a haven for wild life.
What can guests enjoy at Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens?
The Garden is large and with wide mown grass paths easy to explore.There is an extensive plant centre of mostly home produced plants which we try to sell at modest prices. The car park and toilets are free. Free tea and coffee is available. Visitors are given a free personal introduction to the Garden and given leaflets and maps.