Tresco Abbey Gardens
Tresco Abbey Gardens

Gardens in Cornwall

National Trust owned Tudor and Stuart Grade 1 mansion complete with Elizabethan stables.
Surrounded by formal gardens (c.1500), orchards, bluebell woods and extensive estate.

Said to be the oldest gardens in Cornwall, Enys Gardens date back to the early 1700s. Spread over 30 acres there are formal gardens, open meadow and woodland. One of the best times of year to visit is in spring when the ancient meadow of Parc Lyre comes alive with a carpet of bluebells.

One of the great sub-tropical gardens of the South-West on the Helford Estuary.

Located in Madron near Penzance. Woodland garden with views over Mounts Bay. Exotic trees and shrubs including tree ferns create a prehistoric feel

Medieval house with superb collections of textiles, armour and furniture, set in extensive grounds

Cornwall's best known attraction. The site consists of 2 vast landscaped space age greenhouses, or biomes, containing a variety of temperate and tropical plants.

Impressive late Victorian country house near Bodmin with extensive servants' quarters, church, gardens and wooded estate

Heligan - Mud Maid

80 acres of superb grounds with a complex of walled gardens and a huge, productive vegetable garden. Set in one of the most mysterious estates in England, Heligan.

Carwinion House

(NOW CLOSED) 18th Century manor house set in 12 acres of natural Victorian gardens overlooking the Helford River Estuary

Trebah Gardens, spectacular 26 acre Cornish ravine garden that descends 200 feet to a private beach on the River Helford located near Falmouth in Cornwall