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Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens

Woodland sculpture garden beautifully landscaped into a Cornish hillside.

  • 4.7

  • from 1025 Google reviews

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About the garden

Nestled in a secluded valley with gorgeous vistas overlooking St Michael’s Mount, Tremenheere Sculpture Garden showcases fascinating artworks by renowned artists such as James Turrell, in lush almost jungle-like surroundings.

Over the years, owner and curator Neil Armstrong has added a range of exotic shrubs and plants to this ancient woodland oasis. Visitors can bask in the majesty of ancient trees stretching back 600 years as well as sub-tropical plants from Australia, South America and South Africa. The 22-acre hilly terrain snakes around serene water lily studded ponds and woodland paths.

Exploring the garden is a humbling and inspiring experience and one of the most enjoyable things to do near Penzance for children of all ages.

Opening times

Mid Feb - Early Nov Every Day 10.30AM - 5.30PM

Useful details

Garden area

22 Acres

Dog walking

Yes - Dogs on leads.

Cafe or restaurant

Food and drink facilities include a food stall and a cafe/restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating.

Family

Yes - Children of all ages.

Bicycle storage

Yes - Yes - You can lock up your bike.

Wheelchair access

Mostly inaccessible (some paths moderately flat and paved). Steep garden, not recommended for wheelchairs. Pushchairs may find some paths inaccessible.

Shops

Yes - There is a gift shop and plant shop.

Cornwall, TR20 8YL

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Find the garden

Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens
Cornwall
TR20 8YL
Public Transport
16 or 16A bus from Penzance bus station.
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Google reviews

  • 4.7

  • from 1025 Google reviews

Jane Bolton

a month ago

5

What glorious gardens even though we visited at the end of an extremely parched summer. Unusual and exotic plants and fascinating, quirky and dramatic artworks. Lovely looking restaurant, booking recommended. Great little nursery specialising in well priced exotic specimens and succulents. Thoroughly recommend.

Alicia Rundle

5 months ago

5

Absolute hidden gem! We didn't have high expectations on the gardens given it was Easter and felt it would be too early, but they were vibrant and had an amazing array of succulents. The sculptures there were brilliant and had several quiet spots dedicated to reflection and well being. There was some great views across St Michaels Mount. There are also plenty of places to sit if you bring a picnic, otherwise there is a cafe (full meals with outdoor or indoor seating) there as well as a takeaway hut (coffees, cake, alcohol). Bring your walking shoes and there are plenty of stairs on some routes but there are routes to see the park that are both buggy and wheelchair friendly. Toilets are also set up for disabled access and baby change. Parking on site is free and there is also a succulent nursery there if you wanted to buy some of the great plants you've seen on the day. Would definitely go there again and was well worth the day out. We went with our 3 Yr old and it took us approx 3.5 hours at a very meandering pace with stops for lunch and a coffee at the end.

Claire Greatorex (Bear)

a week ago

5

A great day out. Loved looking at all the plants and sculptures. Well worth the £9.50 admission and free parking. Its a no brainer. You can also see St Michael's Mount from great view points in the garden. At its on various levels and some steep steps, might not ideal for every one.

Sue Miller

a month ago

5

The gardens are wonderful. A shaded glen with stream. Open areas for hide and seek. Sculptures. Art gallery. Café. Plant shop. Plus wonderful views over to St. Michael's Mount

Annabel Bachmet

3 months ago

5

Really good, we were in Penzance and had a look what's local and saw Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens. The scenery is beautiful with wild Peace Lillies, different fungi and tropical plants. The view of St Michaels Mount from the viewing deck is worth the hike and there's a good range of unique sculptures dotted around.

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01736 448089

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