Battery Gardens Museum

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Fishcombe Road, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 8RU
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Not only does Battery Gardens boast one of the most panoramic views in the bay, it is also a Scheduled Monument. As far back as the 1780s the area was used for military training; most significantly it was a World War II Coastal Defence Battery, with up to 250 soldiers based there. Many of the structures and emplacements from this period are still in existence.
Battery Gardens is not a cultivated park, but more a natural landscape of trees, shrubs and grass. At the top area of the grounds, wild orchids and bluebells flourish. The gardens are known as the 'Grandstand of Torbay', due to the fantastic views across the area - a great location to watch the many nautical events throughout the season. Entry to the park is free and it is open daily all year round. The gardens are accessible by public transport, but wheelchair access is limited.
The Battery Heritage Education Centre & Museum is open every Monday and Friday from 2.00pm – 4.00pm and Sundays during the summer from 2.00pm – 4.00pm.
Dogs welcome on a lead.

Opening Times

Battery Gardens (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2018)
Battery Gardens (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* Dogs welcome on a lead.

Directions

Road Directions


From the M5 at Exeter take the A380 towards Brixham then the A3022 Brixham Road, to Brixham.
Pass "Welcome to Brixham" sign and take left hand filter at traffic lights.
In approximately 400 yards, turn left into Lindthorpe Way.
Follow the road around through the estate, past the cricket club and carry on along
until you reach Fishcombe Road. Battery Gardens is on your left.
Parking possible in Fishcombe Road by the garden railings.

Public Transport Directions

Bus number 17 from Brixham town centre.

Facilities

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking

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