The Gnome Reserve and Wildflower Garden

Step into a wonderland at The Gnome Reserve and Wildflower Garden where you'll find gnomes, vibrant flowers, and experience peaceful nature trails creating a magical experience.

The Gnome Reserve and Wildflower Garden

The Gnome Reserve and Wildflower Garden at Centre, Merry Harriers Garden in Bideford, UK is the perfect destination for nature lovers looking to take a walk down a tranquil path

This meticulously maintained garden provides a pleasant stroll amongst the gnome village, tropical birds and year-round wildflowers

Spanning over two acres, there is plenty to explore as you wander along cobbled paths and bush lined footpaths

The pond is a haven for wildlife and provides a peaceful opportunity to watch frogs, dragonflies, damselflies and newts living in nature’s corner

The garden is open all year round, giving visitors plenty of opportunities to appreciate the wondrous beauty of this unique place

For those who wish to learn more about the wildlife in the garden, daily wildlife talks are held from April until October, free of charge


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1,000+ gnomes fill this family-run reserve, with a wild flower garden, museum and pottery workshop.

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Address: Centre, Merry Harriers Garden, Bideford EX39 5QH, UK

Esther Plume avatarEsther Plume
8 months ago
It was really sweet and good fun to spot all the gnomes! Garden centre is huge, cafe was very busy, but they managed to sort a table for 8 of us, and they were going really well with getting food out and making sure everyone was looked after. Food was good, kids meals generous.
Phil C avatarPhil C
10 months ago
Went to the Merry Harriers home and garden centre not realising that the original Gnomes from the original Gnome Reserve that we visited five years ago had now moved and populated the beautiful grounds and pond around the garden centre. The Gnome Walk around the large pond in the grounds is a delight and kids (as well as adults!) will love it. There is a lovely restaurant there and the home and garden centre are excellent with quality products and plants.
chris flint avatarchris flint
7 months ago
Lovely big garden centre with a superb local crafts shop, lots of interesting gift ideas, local produce and a nice cafe with indoor and outdoor seating and good choice of food. The many different types of gnomes are really fun and free to visit and are all set out around the gardens with a stream, jungle type path, water wheel and lily pond. Something for everyone to enjoy.
Jeanette Hocking avatarJeanette Hocking
8 months ago
The Gnome reserve is free to enter. There are about 250 gnomes (rough guess). Pleasantly set out. The garden centre sells gnomes of all sizes, as well as fairies and proper garden stuff! Lovely restaurant overlooking parts of the gnomes reserve. Only put a few photos, as its best not to spoil it.
June Woodley avatarJune Woodley
3 months ago
Merry Harriers Garden Centre. The home of the Gnomes! They have gone indoors for the winter – I don't blame them.Lots of lovely Christmas goodies to buy.
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