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Woodfest - A Festival of Trees and Wood

Exhibition / Festival

RHS Garden Rosemoor, EX38 8PH


Great Torrington Rosemoor
EX38 8PH


RHS Garden Rosemoor, Torrington, EX38 8PH


  • Member

    Free, plus a family guest

  • Non-member

    Normal garden admission applies


  • Event times


  • Subject

    Exhibition / Festival

See artisans at work on traditional crafts, including wood turning, carving and whittling, basket weaving and spinning. Sponsored by Stihl.

Activities include:
  • Woodcrafts market in the Garden Room, with stalls showcasing everything wood
  • Tree climbing demonstrations - see the Rosemoor Arborists in action as they effortlessly climb the oak tree by the lake at 11.30am. With advice and equipment displays.
  • See artisans at work on traditional crafts such as wood turning, whittling, carving, basket weaving and spinning (Garden Room, 10am - 4pm)
  • Tree planting demonstrations (2pm)
  • RHS advice on tree selection and planting (talks at 2.30pm)
  • Willow wand making
  • Autumn tree trail and Lumberjack trail to follow
  • Chainsaw carving demonstrations - see wonderful wood sculptures appear before your eyes. Continuous demonstrations throughout the day in the Stream Field.
  • Stihl product truck and demo
  • Guided walks of the Lower Woodland (2.45pm)
Don't forget to visit the Plant Centre for a full range of ornamental trees, advice and planting tips.

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