Open Meadows – North Bovey
- Date: 3 August 2019
- Time: 11am - 3pm
- Address: Home Park Farm, Luscombe and Canny Park fields, North Bovey
- Grid ref: SX 740841
Owners: John and Carrie Maule, Hazel Jones, John Clark
A range of plant species have naturally colonized the areas providing a habitat in which numerous bees, butterflies and other interesting insects thrive.
Directions: From Moretonhampstead, take the road signed to North Bovey. After 1.7 miles, entrance to Home Park Farm is opposite large granite boulder just before entering the village.
Parking: First field on the left of drive to Home Parke Farm. Otherwise around the village green or in free car park opposite the church.
Refreshments: Light refreshments available at Home Park Farm for a donation to the North Bovey Conservation Group. Alternatively the Ring of Bells Inn is on the route. http://ringofbells.net
Other notes: Owners will be around to answer any questions you may have.
Some areas can be boggy after rain, so bring appropriate footwear.
18 June 2019
These sessions are informal morning or afternoon sessions suitable for beginners and those looking to improve or dust off their skills. NOW SOLD OUT
19 June 2019
There are other meadows to explore in June that aren't opening on a specific day.Simply contact the owner to arrange a visit.See here for more details.
22 June 2019
Come and be inspired by a meadow in a garden. Bas and Rosemary Payne's garden was once potato land, and then a frequently-cut lawn, but they let the grass grow up and were bountifully rewarded - with many wildflowers, butterflies, slow worms and more. Click here for more information.
22 June 2019
A small wildlife garden established 3 years ago including a native wildflower meadow created in place of a lawn. Plenty of yellow rattle and an increasing number of species appearing over time including bird’s foot trefoil, hawkbits, medics. Click here for more information.