July 11 @ 11:15 AM - 5:00 PM£32
Coombe Trenchard House and Gardens, Okehampton
Coombe Trenchard was designed and built for the Sperlings, wealthy Edwardian friends of Sabine Baring-Gould of nearby Lewtrenchard Manor.
The family had lived on site in the old rectory for several years before deciding on a replacement house, to be designed by Walter Sarel of London and built by Dart & Francis of Crediton, in 1906. The gardens were redesigned at the same time. Both house and gardens are redolent of the high Arts & Crafts style of the belle époque.
We will leave Sidmouth a little later than usual at 11.15am and the cost will be £32. This will include a sandwich and cake lunch plus a tour of the house and gardens. Please note that places are limited to a maximum of 40.