Shilstone Open Gardens | 04.08.2022

Shilstone Open Gardens | 04.08.2022

The forecast is looking good for our first ever Open Garden event which is taking place here at Shilstone on Thursday afternoon from 2pm to 5pm.  Visitors will be able to experience parts of Shilstone’s incredible gardens, namely the North-Eastern Terraces...
Pop-Up Café & Open Gardens

Pop-Up Café & Open Gardens

Introducing Polly Ann’s There are exciting times ahead for the Archive as work is now underway to create our very own café for visitors to enjoy. In the meantime however, we are delighted to welcome Polly Ann’s mobile country kitchen to our courtyard for...
Shilstone House Tour | 09.08.2022

Shilstone House Tour | 09.08.2022

On Tuesday 9th August 2022 at 2pm, our resident archaeologist, Abigail Gray, will lead a guided tour of Shilstone House and gardens. Guests will explore the history of the site through its surviving archaeology and rare architectural features before seeing the results...
The Icelandic Adventures of Pike Ward | 01.09.2022

The Icelandic Adventures of Pike Ward | 01.09.2022

The Icelandic Adventures of Pike Ward of Teignmouth. An illustrated talk by Katherine Findlay on Thursday, 1st September, 2022 at 7pm in The Devon Rural Archive. Pike Ward, a fish merchant from Teignmouth, became one of the most important people in Iceland in the late...
Shilstone’s Historic Landscape Tour | 05.09.2022

Shilstone’s Historic Landscape Tour | 05.09.2022

A rare opportunity to explore the historic landscape at Shilstone with our resident archaeologist, Abi Gray, on Monday 5th September 2022 at 2pm. Shilstone House occupies a truly exceptional site, at the head of a steep sided valley containing evidence of occupation...
Shilstone House Tour | 20.09.2022

Shilstone House Tour | 20.09.2022

On Tuesday 20th September 2022 at 2pm, our resident archaeologist, Abi Gray, will lead a guided tour of Shilstone House and gardens. Guests will explore the history of the site through its surviving archaeology and rare architectural features before seeing the results...