Pinetum Gardens

Pinetum Gardens, St Austell, Cornwall
30 Acres of Family Friendly Awesome, Pinetum, Cornwall
Pinetum Gardens, St Austell, Cornwall
Pinetum Gardens, St Austell, Cornwall
Pinetum Park Gardens, St Austell, Cornwall
Pinetum Gardens, St Austell, Cornwall
Pinetum Gardens, St Austell, Cornwall
Pinetum Gardens, St Austell, Cornwall
Pinetum Gardens, St Austell, Cornwall
Pinetum Kitchen, Cream Tea, Crab, St Austell, Cornwall, Whats on 2017
St Austell
PL25 3RQ
Dog Friendly
Colourful, inspired planting with fine herbaceous borders.

Pinetum Gardens are “30 Acres of family friendly awesome!”, a place for every generation to explore the great outdoors. Being Cornwall’s largest “new” garden, it has many seasonal garden rooms to experience, providing areas of intimate tranquility contrasted against large open parkland vistas.

Take time to discover the whole estate and the many gardens of which it comprises. Play hide and seek in the arboretum, follow the “Soul Bird” trail, relax and reflect in the Japanese garden, take a deep breath in the open parkland and re-charge out of season in the spectacular winter garden.

Pinetum is a very special and inclusive space, set mostly on level ground with large areas put to lawn, perfect for a gentle stroll with the dog, an ideal environment for under fives to toddle around and perfect for families to share a moment away from traffic and the stresses of everyday life.

Lovingly created over the last four decades with over 6000 plants from around the globe, there is colour and interest throughout the year. Ideal for a plants person to while away hours and the novice gardener to take inspiration. Pinetum is also home to several Champion Trees, either the tallest or broadest of their variety; providing a sense a maturity and grandeur. 

Set in a delightful courtyard on the edge of the garden, Pinetum Kitchen serves fresh, locally sourced breakfasts and light lunches utilising the finest seasonal ingredients between 10am and 3pm. Homemade cakes, sandwiches and barista coffee are available all day until 5pm as well as the most delicious traditional Cornish cream teas.

Pinetum hosts many exciting events throughout the year including performance, craft markets and Christmas fairs, please visit the website for up to date details of what’s on in the coming months.

Open: ALL YEAR: From 10:00 except 24th/25th/26th December


“Cornwall’s Secret Garden opens its doors to Cornish residents”

Pinetum Gardens in St Austell is announcing a very special ‘postcode offer’ taking place over the course of the next six weeks.

Cornwall is home to many of the country’s most famous gardens, yet many people are still to discover this haven of relaxation and tranquillity, hidden in the outskirts of St Austell.

Pinetum is set within 30 acres and houses over 6000 plant varieties as well as an impressive selection of champion trees.

Split into ten distinct ‘garden areas’, Pinetum offers something for everyone, from those who love the peace of water babbling over rocks, to those who gaze in wonder at vast open spaces filled with seasonally changing vibrant colour. Cornwall’s most elusive wildlife including Roe Deer, badgers and rare newts can also often be spotted making the most of the park alongside coupes, families, friends and garden enthusiasts.

Over the next six weeks Pinetum will be throwing open its door to Cornish residents for the very special price of just £2, with under-11’s visiting for free all year round.

Residents will need to bring proof of postcode in the form of a recent utility bill or driving license.

The £2 entry offer is as follows:

Monday 20th August – Sunday 26th August

TR1, TR2, TR3, TR4, PL10, PL11, PL12, PL33, PL34, PL35

Monday 27th August – Sunday 2nd September

TR5, TR6, TR9, TR18, TR19, TR20, PL30, PL31, PL32

Monday 3rd September – Sunday 9th September

TR7, TR8, TR17, TR26, TR27, PL28, PL29

Monday 10th September – Sunday 16th September

TR10, TR11, TR12, TR13, PL13, PL14, PL15, PL22

Monday 17th September – Sunday 23rd September

TR14, TR15, TR16, PL17, PL18, PL27

Monday 24th September – Sunday 30th September

PL23, PL24, PL25, PL26

For more information please call Pinetum on 01726 73500.

Nearest Information Centre

1.3 Miles

Nearest Train Station

1.8 Miles

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Nearby Beaches

0.7 Miles
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