Saturday 28th May 2022, 2pm – 6pm

Festival of Devon Gins

The Festival of Devon Gins is back in 2022! With the incredible Afternoon Tea served by Sam Brook of Pretty Little Pastries, along with live music in the grounds of Downes House, Crediton. Ticket price also includes a complimentary Plymouth Gin & Tonic.

First 50 tickets purchased will also qualify for commemorative Festival of Devon Gins glass.

In aid of St Luke’s Church, Posbury

Admission by ticket via:

Parking:  In the field at the bottom of the drive


Saturday 30th July 2022, 2pm – 5pm

Open Garden

The Downes House gardens include grass lawns with stunning views across the countryside as well as trees, rhododendrons and azaleas. The team at Downes are developing the garden including new planting.

Admission:  By donation in aid of Hospicecare

Parking:  In the field at the bottom of the drive


Downes benefits from a large, level lawn to the front of the house which has splendid views across the Devon countryside.

The grounds of the property are available for a range of functions including low key classical music events and more.

Please contact us to discuss your individual requirements by contacting the Estate Office on 01363 460160 or by email