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Royal Horticultural Society's Garden, Rosemoor

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United Kingdom - North Devon - Great Torrington

Institution Code:

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes


Main Address:
Royal Horticultural Society's Garden, Rosemoor
Great Torrington
North Devon EX38 8PH United Kingdom

Telephone: +44(0)1805 624067
Fax: +44(0)1805 624717
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr Tim Upson (Director of Horticulture), Steven Bowyer (Head of Rosemoor)
    Curator's Name: Jonathan Webster
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Sue Costa

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Other
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 26 Hectares
    Latitude: 50.943014
    Longitude: -4.137399
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
  • Additional Locations
  • Satellite Garden Names: Wisley, Harlow Carr, Hyde Hall

Features and Facilities

  • Number of Visitors: 12000

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 11356
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 8487
  • Special Collections:Orchidaceae, Epimedium, Crocus, Colchicum, Galanthus, Hosta, Rheum, Cyclamen, Narcissus, Daboecia, Erica, Calluna. Rhododendron, rock-garden plants, conifers, heathers, Mediterranean and Near East bulbs, apples.

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes