Torrington farm gardens open to public

Owlacombe Farm, near Roborough, will be open to members of the public on Sunday, May 18 in aid of De

Owlacombe Farm, near Roborough, will be open to members of the public on Sunday, May 18 in aid of Devon Air Ambulance. - Credit: Archant

Enjoy a day out at Owlacombe Farm in aid of Devon Air Ambulance.

A FARM garden near Torrington is being opened to members of the public on Sunday in aid of Devon Air Ambulance.

The three-acre garden at Owlacombe Farm, Roborough, features rhododendrons, azaleas, ponds and a bluebell wood.

It will be opening from 1-5pm and visitors will also be able to enjoy a traditional Devon cream tea.

Owners Rob and Ros Pickard are opening the gardens as a gesture of thanks to the charity. A member of their family was taken to hospital by the air ambulance after an accident that happened a few years ago.


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The charity’s fundraising director, Caroline Creer, said: “We are grateful to Rob and Ros and for opening their beautiful garden in aid of the charity. We need to raise £4.5 million to keep our two emergency helicopters operational. All our funds come solely from the generosity of the people and businesses of Devon.”

Entry is £3. For more information telephone 01805 603285.

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