Orchid Paradise is on the A382 between Newton Abbot and Bovey Tracey, look for the brown tourist signs at Forches Cross.
Run by the Rittershausen family for 3 generations, this is an award winning centre which attends shows all over the UK and has achieved 20 Gold Medals at the Chelsea Flower Show over 52 years of exhibiting.
Wander round the rainforest pool and enjoy the beautiful, exotic blooms. There is a wide range of orchids being grown so visitors will have a fantastic display to enjoy all year round.
For 60 years Orchid Paradise has nurtured many rare and threatened species so visitors help them to continue with this work.
There is a Coffee Shop which serves a good range of light refreshments including lunches and Cream Teas. Free talks, demonstrations and workshops are put on through out the year.
Open daily all year (except winter bank holidays) 10am – 4pm.
Admission £2.50 per person, children under 16 free.
Admission to the nursery for sales of orchid plants and sundries is FREE.