Gardens in Cornwall England
Gardens in Cornwall Glendurgan the maze.
Gardens in Cornwall From the formal gardens of Lanhydrock to the sub-tropical delights of Tresco, to the pineapple beds of Lost Gardens of Heligan, and the engineering excellence of the The Eden Project and its biomes.
Gardens in Cornwall- Lanhydrock House
Lanhydrock House and Gardens. The most visited National Trust property in Cornwall. One of the best examples of a high Victorian country house, surrounded by nearly 30 acres of lovingly tended formal gardens, laid out in 1857.
Glendurgan. In the care of the National Trust. Like neighbouring Trebah a great subtropical garden. Created in the 1820s set in four wooded valleys leading down to the Helford. Best known for its laurel maze, rare plants and trees imported from all over the world, Dazzling display of camellias in early spring, the short lived spectacle of carpets of blue bells in full bloom on the grassy valley slopes for a few weeks in late spring.
Hydrangeas and foxgloves in early summer. Follow the trails across the stream down through thickets of bamboo, to the village of Glendurgan and the Helford River. Open mid Feb to end Oct.
Pencarrow. 50 acres of mature woodland, formal and historic gardens. A mile long drive lined by rhododendrons, spectacular in late spring. In March daffodils provide a superb backdrop to the house. Specimen conifers. A lake. A ice house. With a plant shop. Open 1st April to Mid October.
Pinetum Park and Pine Lodge Gardens and Nursery nr. St Austell. Extensive gardens including by the Lodge: herbaceous borders; a fernery; a woodland walk, and shrubbery's. The National Collection of Grevilleas. Elsewhere in the gardens, you will find: an acer glade; 4-acre pinetum, with a collection of 80 conifers, all different; an arboretum. Mediterranean and Southern Hemisphere plants growing here for all year round interest and colour. Water features include both a large wildlife pond, . Opening from Wednesday, 12th March to the end of October, open 7 days a week.
Tresco Abbey and Gardens, The Isles of Scilly
Tresco, Scilly Isles. The "Last Piece of England" where cars are banned, where there are never crowds and the only sounds are the waves and birdsong. These are one of the most remarkable sub-tropical gardens in the World- warmed by the Gulf Stream. The Gardens are open 365 days a year, from 1000 - 1600 hrs.
The Lost Gardens of Heligan.Nr Mevagissey. Those of us who have been lucky enough to have seen this garden restoration from its beginnings are always amazed at the Work that has been undertaken since our last visit.
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