Cornwall - Gardens

Cornwall gardens Trebah Gardens Pine Lodge Gardens Trewithen Lost Gardens of Heligan Mount Edgcumbe Cotehele Glendurgan Lanhydrock Trelissick Trengwainton Japanese Gardens Boconnoc Caerhays Trerice Lammoran Probus Gardens Trevarno Trereife Penjerrick

Boconnoc Boconnoc is one of the great houses of Cornwall, long drives through the parkland to its own medieval church

Caerhays The parkland and woodland gardens surrounding Caerhays Castle were created originally from the discoveries of the plant hunters in China shortly after the turn of the 20th century.

Japanese Gardens Authentic Japanese Garden set in 1 acre. Water garden, Zen garden, Bamboo Grove

Lammoran Gardens Situated on the Roseland Peninsula with extensive views of St Anthony's Head and the lighthouse,

The Lost Gardens of Heligan Asleep for over 70 years, they are now the scene of the largest garden restoration project in Europe In the northern gardens are two and a half miles of footpaths, an Elizabethan mount, rockeries, summer houses, a crystal grotto, an Italian garden, a set of bee holes, a wishing well, a walled garden. To the south lies the "jungle", a sub tropical valley overlooking Mevagissey.

Mount Edgcumbe The gardens were created by the Mount Edgcumbe family who have lived here for over 400 years. There is the beautiful Earl's garden around the house, sloping lawns with many rare and ancient trees. Also a 865 acre deer park and a recently restored Victorian garden

Penjerrick The extensive collection of sub-tropical trees and shrubs includes original early hybrid rhododendrons.

Pine Lodge Gardens 30 acre estate of a garden within a garden. Mediterranean and southern hemisphere plants as well as "usual" Cornwall rhododendrons, magnolias.

Probus Gardens Landscaped gardens with hundreds of demonstrations on garden design, use of plants, cultural techniques, nature trails, etc. Run by the Cornwall Education Committee. Now closed for redevelopment

Trebah Garden Listed by the Good Gardens Guide as one of the 80 finest gardens in the world. A 25 acre south facing, steeply wooded ravine falls 60 metres from the house to a private beach on the Helford River.

Trevarno Gardens 70 acres of enchanting gardens and grounds featuring one of Cornwall's largest and most diverse plant collections set within magnificent formal, informal and woodland areas.

Trewithen Gardens The gardens cover 30 acres, and were created around 1900. The extensive woodland gardens are surrounded by park land. The gardens are one of only two in Cornwall to be awarded three stars by the Michelin Guide

National Trust Gardens

Antony Overlooking the Lynher River, the grounds landscaped by Repton include a formal garden with a national collection of day lilies. The woodland garden has a fine collection of rhododendrons, camellias, azaleas and magnolias

Cothele In Cornwall, on the River Tamar, a few miles upstream from the coast at Plymouth.

Glendurgan Adjoining Trebah on the Helford River.(Mawgan Smith) The steep sheltered valley of Glendurgan harbours a gloriously lush display of trees and flowers. The famous cherry laurel maze of 1833 has been newly restored.

Hepworth The garden was Barbara Hepworth's own creation and was gradually filled with her sculptures.

Lanhydrock South of Bodmin. Situated in the Fowey valley, Lanhydrock garden forms a horseshoe around the finest house in Cornwall. Famed for its early magnolias, this is a garden of contrasts, with its formal Victorian parterres and wooded Higher Garden on the hillside above. The house is famous for its kitchens.

Pencarrow Internationally known gardens with over 600 varities of Rhododendrums, camellias, blue hydrangeas and specimen conifirs.. Covering 50 acres

Trelissick South of Truro. Overlooks the Carrick Roads, a wonderful panoramic view. A young garden planted with an abundance of rhododendron, Hydrangea and camellia, it is surrounded by sweeping park land and woods. Trellissick

Trerice The summer flowering garden is unusual in content and layout and there is an orchard planted with old varieties of fruit.

Trengwainton The mild climate of Trengwainton encourages the most tender and exotic of trees and shrubs to flourish. A unique feature is the complex of walled gardens with west facing raised beds, built about 1820 for early vegetables.

 

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