Top Gardens of Cornwall

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    Mount Edgecombe Park

    Free Gardens

    Explore Cornwall’s natural beauty for free at one of these enchanting gardens.

    Potager Garden
    A creative and relaxing garden cafe that celebrates the joy of gardening and good food. With an emphasis on community and sustainability, Potager proves that great days out don't have to break the bank.

    Mount Edgcombe Country Park
    Free to enter and open year-round, this country park covers over 865 acres of the Rame Peninsula. It's a place where history, architecture, and stunning coastal landscapes come together.

    Trenance Gardens and Leisure Park
    This beautiful park in Newquay offers more than just splendid gardens; with leisure facilities and a boating lake, it’s an ideal spot for budget-friendly family fun.

    Morrab Gardens & Penlee Park
    These neighboring gardens in Penzance are a testament to Cornwall's milder climate, showcasing lush, subtropical plantings. Free entry ensures these gardens are accessible to all, providing a peaceful escape.

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    The Lost Gardens of Heligan

    Dog Friendly Gardens

    Discover Cornwall’s most welcoming gardens for you and your furry friends.

    Pinetum Gardens
    A peaceful haven set against the beautiful Cornish countryside, Pinetum is an ideal spot for dog owners looking to enjoy a serene walk amidst a variety of plant species.

    Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens
    A unique blend of contemporary art and exotic plantings creates a magical experience for visitors and their dogs, with plenty of space to explore and enjoy the artworks and natural beauty.

    Trelissick Garden
    Nestled at the head of the Fal Estuary, Trelissick boasts expansive maritime views and woodland walks. Dogs on leads are welcome to enjoy the gardens and the wider estate, making it perfect for an adventurous day out.

    The Lost Gardens of Heligan
    Rediscovered after decades of neglect, these gardens offer a romantic, mysterious atmosphere for you and your pet to explore. With its ancient woodlands and wildlife-rich pastures, Heligan is a true adventure for all.

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    Enys Gardens
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    Trebah Gardens

    Accessible Gardens

    Experience the beauty of Cornwall’s gardens with ease, thanks to the commitment to accessibility from the following gardens.

    The Japanese Gardens
    Immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty and meticulous design of the Japanese Gardens. With over 90% of the garden accessible via well-maintained paths, all visitors can explore the serene landscapes, koi ponds, and the authentic art of Japanese gardening.

    Lanhydrock
    This impressive estate provides not just a glimpse into Victorian country life but also features gardens that are accessible, offering a mix of formal and informal plantings alongside a historic house.

    Trebah Garden
    This sub-tropical paradise not only boasts rare and exotic plants but also offers accessible paths that lead down to a private beach on the Helford River, making it a unique experience for all visitors.

    Eden Project
    As a leader in conservation and education, the Eden Project offers fully accessible facilities, allowing everyone to explore the world's largest indoor rainforest and learn about sustainability.

    Paradise Park
    A sanctuary for wildlife and tropical plants, Paradise Park ensures accessibility so everyone can enjoy the beauty and learn about conservation.

    Pinetum Gardens
    A garden for all seasons, offering accessible paths through an extensive collection of plants and trees, Pinetum is a place of tranquillity and beauty, emphasising the importance of nature conservation.

    Trengwainton Garden
    With its accessible paths winding through lush landscapes, Trengwainton invites everyone to explore its beauty. The garden is a testament to Cornwall’s diverse plant life, from kitchen gardens to exotic species.

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    Pencarrow House and Gardens

    Gardens with Manor Houses

    Couple your garden stroll with an exploration in one of Cornwall’s oldest manor houses and estates.

    Cotehele
    A Tudor house with gardens meticulously maintained to reflect the seasons, Cotehele sits on the banks of the River Tamar and offers a step back in time to explore the lives of its former inhabitants.

    Antony Woodland Garden
    This stunning National Trust property, set in a woodland garden with sweeping views, has been the backdrop for film productions, offering visitors a chance to walk through a living piece of history.

    Godolphin
    An ancient and atmospheric estate, Godolphin houses a medieval garden and historic buildings. Its timeless landscape offers visitors a chance to connect with Cornwall's rich past.

    Pencarrow House and Gardens
    A family-owned estate with beautifully landscaped gardens. From formal terraces to woodland walks, Pencarrow provides a diverse garden experience, centered around a Georgian manor.

    Enys Gardens
    Known for its Bluebell Festival, Enys Gardens offers a peek into Cornwall's garden history with its seasonal displays and ancient woodlands, making it a place of wonder and discovery.

    Caerhays Castle and Gardens
    Famous for its castle and spring gardens, Caerhays is a celebration of magnolias, camellias, and rhododendrons. The estate offers a spectacular display of color and a rich historical backdrop.

    Family-friendly events

    Throughout Cornwall, many of our favourite gardens are celebrating spring with events and family-friendly activities. From workshops to seasonal celebrations, there's something for every visitor. Click below to explore events and discover what's happening in your nearest garden.

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