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Trewithen Gardens & Parks

Truro

An extensive woodland garden with many beautiful specimen trees.

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Hidden Valley Gardens

Par

Incredible floral displays in a sheltered Cornish valley.

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Pinetum Gardens

Saint Austell

An incredible variety of garden rooms and specimen trees.

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Trewidden Garden

Penzance

An unusual and tranquil collection of trees and ferns.

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Trebah Garden

Falmouth

Remarkable sub-tropical haven overlooking the coast.

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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Saint Austell

200 acres of magical gardens with an incredible legacy.

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Eden Project

Par

A magical and unique experience - one of the best gardens in the world.

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National Trust's Cotehele

Cornwall

Tudor house with superb collections of textiles, armour and furniture, set in extensive grounds. Beautiful gardens, quay and working mill on the Cornish bank of the river Tamar.

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Pentillie Castle & Estate

Saltash

This 5-star estate is considered one of the jewels of the River Tamar

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Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens

Cornwall

Woodland sculpture garden beautifully landscaped into a Cornish hillside.

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Caerhays Castle Gardens

Cornwall

Home to a National Magnolia Collection, the gardens here at Caerhays are a spring-time wonderland for visitors. The 120 acre woodland gardens are English Heritage Listed Grade II*. The origins of this historically important collection of Chinese plants can be traced back to the work of the great plant hunters Ernest Wilson (1876 - 1930) and George Forrest (1873 - 1932).

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Lamorran House Garden

Cornwall

In many gardens, it’s the flowers that take centre stage but at Lamorran House Garden it’s undoubtedly the foliage that steals the show, (as well as the foliage frames). Thanks to its position in St Mawes at the very tip of Cornwall's beautiful Roseland peninsula, Lamorran House Garden is a subtropical paradise, where lush vegetation occasionally gives way to the glinting blue of the Porthcuel estuary and the sea beyond. As you follow winding gravel paths through thickets of sculptural ferns and statuesque palms, a range of influences come to the fore. From the serenity of the Japanese-inspired koi pond to the bold, geometric foliage of the Mediterranean plus a dash of English romance. With its secluded Venetian-style viewing points, enviable microclimate and photogenic temples, this British garden excels at transporting visitors to far-flung corners of the world.

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National Trust's St Michael's Mount

Cornwall

Explore the amazing island world of St Michael’s Mount and discover legend, myth and over a thousand years of incredible history.

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The Forest Garden

Falmouth

If you want to see layering systems and companion planting in action and learn about the benefits of the no-dig movement then you’ve come to the right garden. With more than 30 year’s experience, The Forest Garden proprietor Simon Miles is well placed to teach you his tricks of the trade, the result of which is this productive and prepossessing site near Falmouth. Everything that grows at The Forest Garden is edible, has medicinal use or a practical purpose. And as this low maintenance but high impact method of growing uses no pesticides or herbicides, wildlife flourishes. At the nursery, visitors weave among a patchwork of fruit trees, including Cornish apple trees, Asian pear trees and cherry and nut trees before alighting at perennial plants, vegetables, herbs, which are grown with gardeners in mind. Wondering what to do with your inevitably large, leafy haul? The Forest Garden also provides forest gardening courses and consultancy and design services for gardeners looking to replicate what they’ve seen here. You’ll be putting your green fingers to good use in no time at all.

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National Trust's Antony

Cornwall

A home with a heartbeat, still lived in today by the Carew Pole family. Breathe in the sweeping views as you explore the landscape garden, which includes a formal garden with topiary, modern sculptures and the National Collection of Daylilies.

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Mount Edgcumbe Park, House & Gardens

Torpoint

Whether you are searching for a venue for a family outing or group visit, enthused by the magnificent Grade I Cornish gardens and famous historic house, combining your visit with a cruise of the River Tamar, looking for a civil wedding venue or viewing the national collection of camellias you are invited to come and explore, enjoy, learn its history or even dream awhile.

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National Trust's Lanhydrock

Cornwall

Lanhydrock has something for everyone. Magnificent house, gardens, estate, cycle trails, restaurant, cafe, shop, plant sales and second-hand book shop.

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Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden

Cornwall

The Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden offers a remarkable insight into the work and outlook of one of Britain’s most important twentieth century artists. Sculptures in bronze, stone and wood are on display in the museum and garden, along with paintings, drawings and archive material.

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National Trust's Trelissick Gardens

Cornwall

A welcoming country house and garden set in an estate with stunning maritime views and lovely woodland walks

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National Trust's Trengwainton Garden

Cornwall

A garden of special plants nurtured for generations by those with a passion for their beauty and extraordinary story.

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Tresco Abbey Garden

Cornwall

The sub-tropical Abbey Garden is a glorious exception; a perennial Kew without the glass, home to thousands of exotic plants from around the world flourishing right here on the Isles of Scilly...

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Prideaux Place

Padstow

The current house was completed in 1592 by Sir Nicholas Prideaux. The gardens are currently undergoing restoration but are still available for public viewing.

Morrab Gardens

Penzance

Morrab Gardens, Cornwall’s first public garden began welcoming guests back in 1889, and people have been drawn to this subtropical paradise at the heart of Penzance ever since. Though petite in size, that hasn’t stopped the owners amassing a generous collection of unusual plants – all with their own unique mythology, which the website helpfully delves into. From the sword-like Agave – known as the goddess of desire in Greek mythology to the haughty Hydrangea, which symbolised arrogance and frigidity in Medieval times. Other spellbinding species to look out for include the bushy Myrtle, blousy Handkerchief Tree and the perplexing Monkey Puzzle Tree. With the waves lapping in the distance, and a banquet of tropical foliage laid out before you, Morrab Gardens brings a welcome splash of the Mediterranean to these Cornish shores.

Bosahan Garden

Helston

An atmospheric selection of mature tree ferns, magnolias, camellias and rhododendrons, as well as trees and shrubs from the Southern Hemisphere.

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Ken-Caro Garden

Liskeard

Ken-Caro Garden is a 4-acre domestic garden that was started in 1970 by Kenneth and Caroline Willcocks and planted with great enthusiasm. The garden has 2 lily ponds and a secret garden.

Bosahan Garden

Helston

An atmospheric selection of mature tree ferns, magnolias, camellias and rhododendrons, as well as trees and shrubs from the Southern Hemisphere.

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Trewithen Gardens & Parks

Truro

An extensive woodland garden with many beautiful specimen trees.

Tanglewood Wild Garden

Penzance

A wild and beautiful woodland setting with ponds and sculptures.

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Trebah Garden

Falmouth

Remarkable sub-tropical haven overlooking the coast.

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Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens

Cornwall

Woodland sculpture garden beautifully landscaped into a Cornish hillside.

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National Trust's Trengwainton Garden

Cornwall

A garden of special plants nurtured for generations by those with a passion for their beauty and extraordinary story.

National Trust's Penrose

Helston

Wooded country around Cornwall's largest natural lake. Penrose features woodland tracks, stretches of coastline and open parkland, the perfect backdrop for a day out.

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Trewidden Garden

Penzance

An unusual and tranquil collection of trees and ferns.

Enys Gardens

Penryn

30 acres of tranquil historic gardens, featuring an open meadow, flower garden, New Zealand garden and much more.

Marsh Villa Gardens

Cornwall

This magical 3-acre water and woodland garden lies in a former tidal creek, and is rich in variety and conservational significance. With the first plantings in 1988, the garden is well established, boasting extensive herbaceous borders and mixed beds, amongst a charming network of waterways which drain the Treesmill marsh levels.

National Trust's Godolphin

Cornwall

An ancient and atmospheric estate with a medieval garden and historic house

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Pentillie Castle & Estate

Saltash

This 5-star estate is considered one of the jewels of the River Tamar

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Mount Edgcumbe Park, House & Gardens

Torpoint

Whether you are searching for a venue for a family outing or group visit, enthused by the magnificent Grade I Cornish gardens and famous historic house, combining your visit with a cruise of the River Tamar, looking for a civil wedding venue or viewing the national collection of camellias you are invited to come and explore, enjoy, learn its history or even dream awhile.

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Pinetum Gardens

Saint Austell

An incredible variety of garden rooms and specimen trees.

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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Saint Austell

200 acres of magical gardens with an incredible legacy.

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Prideaux Place

Padstow

The current house was completed in 1592 by Sir Nicholas Prideaux. The gardens are currently undergoing restoration but are still available for public viewing.

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Caerhays Castle Gardens

Cornwall

Home to a National Magnolia Collection, the gardens here at Caerhays are a spring-time wonderland for visitors. The 120 acre woodland gardens are English Heritage Listed Grade II*. The origins of this historically important collection of Chinese plants can be traced back to the work of the great plant hunters Ernest Wilson (1876 - 1930) and George Forrest (1873 - 1932).

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Hidden Valley Gardens

Par

Incredible floral displays in a sheltered Cornish valley.

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Lamorran House Garden

Cornwall

In many gardens, it’s the flowers that take centre stage but at Lamorran House Garden it’s undoubtedly the foliage that steals the show, (as well as the foliage frames). Thanks to its position in St Mawes at the very tip of Cornwall's beautiful Roseland peninsula, Lamorran House Garden is a subtropical paradise, where lush vegetation occasionally gives way to the glinting blue of the Porthcuel estuary and the sea beyond. As you follow winding gravel paths through thickets of sculptural ferns and statuesque palms, a range of influences come to the fore. From the serenity of the Japanese-inspired koi pond to the bold, geometric foliage of the Mediterranean plus a dash of English romance. With its secluded Venetian-style viewing points, enviable microclimate and photogenic temples, this British garden excels at transporting visitors to far-flung corners of the world.

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National Trust's Cotehele

Cornwall

Tudor house with superb collections of textiles, armour and furniture, set in extensive grounds. Beautiful gardens, quay and working mill on the Cornish bank of the river Tamar.

Burncoose Gardens & Nurseries

Cornwall

The 30 acres of woodland garden at Burncoose has a magnificent spring display of camellias, rhododendrons and magnolias with spectacular hydrangeas in the summer.

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National Trust's Lanhydrock

Cornwall

Lanhydrock has something for everyone. Magnificent house, gardens, estate, cycle trails, restaurant, cafe, shop, plant sales and second-hand book shop.

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National Trust's Trelissick Gardens

Cornwall

A welcoming country house and garden set in an estate with stunning maritime views and lovely woodland walks

Bonython Estate Gardens

Cornwall

Magnificent in Spring with traditional Cornish Rhododendrons, azaleas, woodland flowers and bulbs, colour continues to improve through the summer with soft and gentle harmonies of the herbaceous beds to explosions of hot colour in the South African areas.

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Pinetum Gardens

Saint Austell

An incredible variety of garden rooms and specimen trees.

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Eden Project

Par

A magical and unique experience - one of the best gardens in the world.

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Trebah Garden

Falmouth

Remarkable sub-tropical haven overlooking the coast.

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Hidden Valley Gardens

Par

Incredible floral displays in a sheltered Cornish valley.

National Trust's Trerice

Cornwall

An enchanting Elizabethan manor house with an intriguing terraced garden.

Pinsla Garden & Nursery

Cornwall

Pinsla is an artist’s garden set in wild woodland. It is one of the most peaceful and tranquil gardens you will find. There is a lot to see in the garden and nursery.

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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Saint Austell

200 acres of magical gardens with an incredible legacy.

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Lamorran House Garden

Cornwall

In many gardens, it’s the flowers that take centre stage but at Lamorran House Garden it’s undoubtedly the foliage that steals the show, (as well as the foliage frames). Thanks to its position in St Mawes at the very tip of Cornwall's beautiful Roseland peninsula, Lamorran House Garden is a subtropical paradise, where lush vegetation occasionally gives way to the glinting blue of the Porthcuel estuary and the sea beyond. As you follow winding gravel paths through thickets of sculptural ferns and statuesque palms, a range of influences come to the fore. From the serenity of the Japanese-inspired koi pond to the bold, geometric foliage of the Mediterranean plus a dash of English romance. With its secluded Venetian-style viewing points, enviable microclimate and photogenic temples, this British garden excels at transporting visitors to far-flung corners of the world.

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Pentillie Castle & Estate

Saltash

This 5-star estate is considered one of the jewels of the River Tamar

Bosvigo Gardens

Cornwall

Created by the Artist owner with dazzling displays of vivid colour and plant harmonies from February to October. Spring bulbs and Hellebores, summer herbaceous borders, autumn finale of ‘firework’ colours.

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Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden

Cornwall

The Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden offers a remarkable insight into the work and outlook of one of Britain’s most important twentieth century artists. Sculptures in bronze, stone and wood are on display in the museum and garden, along with paintings, drawings and archive material.

Pencarrow House & Gardens

Cornwall

Pencarrow’s gardens are a combination of formal landscaping and woodland walks, with attractive planting for both garden specialists and casual walkers. Shorter and longer walking loops are available, as well as some wheelchair access.

Bonython Estate Gardens

Cornwall

Magnificent in Spring with traditional Cornish Rhododendrons, azaleas, woodland flowers and bulbs, colour continues to improve through the summer with soft and gentle harmonies of the herbaceous beds to explosions of hot colour in the South African areas.

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National Trust's Trelissick Gardens

Cornwall

A welcoming country house and garden set in an estate with stunning maritime views and lovely woodland walks

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Pinetum Gardens

Saint Austell

An incredible variety of garden rooms and specimen trees.

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Trewithen Gardens & Parks

Truro

An extensive woodland garden with many beautiful specimen trees.

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Trebah Garden

Falmouth

Remarkable sub-tropical haven overlooking the coast.

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Hidden Valley Gardens

Par

Incredible floral displays in a sheltered Cornish valley.

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Pentillie Castle & Estate

Saltash

This 5-star estate is considered one of the jewels of the River Tamar

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Eden Project

Par

A magical and unique experience - one of the best gardens in the world.

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Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens

Cornwall

Woodland sculpture garden beautifully landscaped into a Cornish hillside.

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