Gardens

  • Trewithen Garden

    Trewithen means ‘house of the trees’ and with 30 acres of surrounding woodland gardens and more than two hundred acres of parkland, the name couldn’t be more appropriate. Revered as a masterpiece of landscape gardening, Trewithen’s south-facing great glade was developed at the time of the great plant hunting expeditions Read more [...]

  • Trengwainton Garden (NT)

    Explore Trengwainton’s 25 acres and discover special plants nurtured for generations by those with a passion for their beauty and extraordinary story. Perhaps the garden on mainland Britain most favoured for the cultivation of exotic trees and shrubs, this is a beautiful place throughout the year and a plantsman’s delight. Read more [...]

  • Trebah Garden

    Planted in 1840 by Charles Fox, Trebah is no pampered, pristine garden with clipped hedges, close-mown striped lawns and daily raked paths. You will find here a magnificent, old, wild and magical Cornish valley. The end product of one hundred years of inspired and dedicated creation followed by forty lost Read more [...]

  • Trelissick Garden (NT)

    On its own peninsula with ever-changing views of the estuary of the River Fal, Trelissick has one of the most amazing natural settings in the country. There are more than 12 hectares (30 acres) of elevated garden to explore, with twisting paths that lead you through significant collections of hydrangeas, Read more [...]

  • The Eden Project

    Built on a former china-clay pit, the ‘garden’ is housed in huge geodesic domes called ‘biodomes’and in crescent-shaped terraces outside. Tim Smitt, already famed for his work at the nearby Lost Garden of Heligan, created it. The two are as different as chalk from cheese. The latter is a traditional Read more [...]

  • Roseland House Garden & Nursery

    The garden at Roseland house has suffered mixed fortunes over the years. In the 1860’s it was, like the house victorianised, but by the end of WW2 there was little left, the whole area having been “dug for victory”. Following the war a succession of owners and tenants failed to Read more [...]

  • Penjerrick

    A 15 acre Grade II listed garden of botanical interest as home of the Barclay and Penjerrick rhododendron hybrids. The upper garden with lovely sea-view contains many rhododendrons, camellias, magnolias, azaleas, bamboos, tree ferns and magnificent trees. The luxuriant lower valley garden features ponds in a wild woodland setting.

  • Pine Lodge Gardens & Nursery

    Ray and Shirley Clemo’s 30-acre estate, in its mild climate of mid-Cornwall, comprises several themed gardens within Pine Lodge garden. There is a wide range of some 5500 plants, all of which are labelled. In addition to rhododendrons, magnolias and camellias, so familiar in Cornish gardens, there are Mediterranean and Read more [...]

  • Old Mill Herbary

    Approximately 5 acres of semi-wild garden, with natural woodland walks alongside unspoilt River Camel. Many wild flowers, with extensive planted displays of culinary, medicinal and aromatic herbs, shrubs and herbaceous plants. Active mill-leat with water gardens, fountains, aquatics and bog plants. Botanical interest, selection of herbs and aquatic plants for Read more [...]

  • Long Cross Victorian Gardens (V)

    Located adjacent to the hotel are our Long Cross Victorian Gardens, the only public gardens on the North Cornish coast, and the subject of a television feature because of their unusual aspects. The gardens remain in the original Victorian garden layout and they retain their original splendour. Visitors often say Read more [...]

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