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Attraction in Salcombe

Overbecks Museum and Garden
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Salcombe
Devon

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A sub-tropical garden with rare and tender plants such as bananas, echiums, hedychiums and many palm trees, thriving in the mild climate with spectacular views over the Salcombe Estuary. In the Edwardian house are curios such as a polyphon - a 19th century musical jukebox from which you can request a tune, an electrical 're-juvenating' machine and displays on the maritime history and wildlife in the area. There is also a secret room for children, with dolls, tin soldiers, other toys and a ghost hunt.

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Months Open: Open 12 March Sat to Thurs 11-5
April 17 to September 3 Daily
Sat to Thurs as before until 30 Oct.
Winter 2011 Garden Mon - Thurs
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Discount for Groups: Yes - £6.00 pp
Car Parking: Yes
Admission Price: Adults £7.00
Children £3.60
Family £17.60
Family 1 Adult £10.60
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Café

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