Gardens & Country Houses
Enjoying the warmth of the Gulf Stream, the magical gardens in Cornwall are home to a wealth of exciting rare and beautiful plants and trees. Here is just a small selection.
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
PL26 6EN / firstname.lastname@example.org
Heligan, seat of the Tremayne family for more than 400 years, has a fascinating history, and is the most beautiful place to explore.
Lanhydrock House and Gardens
PL30 5AD / www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lanhydrock
You can visit 50 rooms, including kitchens, nurseries and servants’ quarters. Then head outside to explore the vibrant formal garden, the woodland garden and the magnificent huge estate.
Carnglaze Slate Caverns and Woodland Garden
PL14 6HQ / email@example.com
Part of Cornwall’s mining heritage, these three man-made caverns were formed as part of a slate quarry in the Loveny Valley near Liskeard..
Cotehele House and Gardens
PL12 6TA / www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cotehele
Discover the ancient and spellbinding Tudor house which is alive with stories. The beautiful garden includes a medieval fish pond, dovecote and a tower to climb. There is also the estate to explore and a quay at the River Tamar with a discovery centre, sailing barge and nearby working windmill.
Trevice Manor House
TR8 4PG / www.nationaltrust.org.uk/trevice
Get a real taste of Elizabethan life in this intimate manor house with beautiful architecture and ornate plaster ceilings. It has a lovely calendar of events, so it’s always worth checking what’s on.