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Pencarrow

Pencarrow

Pencarrow is a 50 acres Grade II star listed gardens. Mature, formal & woodland scheduled historic gardens specialising in specimen conifers, rhododendrons (680 + different species & hybrids) & camellias. Mile long drive, lake, formal Italian gardens & huge granite rockery.

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Long Cross Victorian Gardens

Long Cross Victorian Gardens

Long Cross Victorian Gardens, the only public gardens on the North Cornish coast, and the subject of a television feature because of their unusual aspects. The gardens remain in the original Victorian garden layout and they retain their original splendour. Visitors often say that they have never seen a garden resembling the Long Cross and this is mainly because the gardens were constructed primarily to overcome the difficulties of the local climate.

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Higher Truscott

Higher Truscott

Higher Truscott is a charming hamlet set high on a hill above Launceston. It was here that a small and privileged group of members gathered to be shown around the garden belonging to John and Gilly Mann. Developed over a period of 40 years or so, from the yard and orchard of an old farmhouse, the area to the rear of the house is an impressive alpine garden filled with plant men’s objects of desire including a dwarf Dierama; Meconopsis regia; Phyteuma ‘scheuchzeri’; unusual Alliums and countless other treasures sheltered to the north by a forty year old Acer griseum amongst others. Gradually the more formal garden morphs into a ‘woodland area’ of Viburnums, Acers, Magnolias including fine M. proctoriana, which in Spring is underplanted with white Fritillarias; and a large Magnolia stellata which came from the original Treseder’s Nursery in Truro. Bit by covetous bit we worked our way,.... Read More >>

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Pinsla Garden & Nursery

Pinsla Garden & Nursery

Pinsla Garden & Nursery is a romantic 1½ acre artist’s garden. Naturalistic planting, imaginative landscaping and pretty sculpture surround an 18th Century fairytale cottage set in tranquil woodland. Stone circle, winding paths. Good selection of shade loving plants including perennials, ferns, acers, ground cover, bamboos and succulents grown in the garden and for customers in our high quality nursery. Mythical stoneware garden statues are on display and for sale.

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