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Tremenheere Sculpture Garden

Tremenheere Sculpture Garden

Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens is a major new attraction in West Cornwall which opened mid September 2012. In a beautiful sheltered valley, the woods, stream and dramatic vistas provide a perfect setting for large scale exotic and sub-tropical planting. Interwoven with this there is also an evolving programme of high quality contemporary art installations.

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Trewidden Garden

Trewidden Garden

One of the largest and finest selections of camellias in the country. The chief architect of Trewidden Garden was Thomas Bedford Bolitho who started in 1880 to plant a unique collection of trees and shrubs, thus creating one of the finest informal gardens in south-west England with magnolias rhododendrons and camellias. Tree fern being a special feature.

Trewidden is set in south- facing hills, two miles west of Penzance, Cornwall. The exceptionally mild climate allows us to grow one of the largest and finest selections of camellias in the country.

The chief architect of Trewidden Garden was Thomas Bedford Bolitho who, together with his daughter, Mary, started in 1880 to plant a unique collection of trees and shrubs, thus creating one of the finest gardens in south-west England.

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Tregenna Castle

Tregenna Castle

Tregenna Castle is set within 72 acres with stunning views overlooking St Ives Bay. Main attractions include a sub-tropical walled garden and a recently created water garden. Head Gardener Bill Price and designer John Moreland are available for guided tours by prior appointment.

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St Michael’s Mount

St Michael’s Mount

St Michael’s Mount is the jewel in Cornwall’s crown, this magical island has a church, a medieval castle (home of the St Aubyn family for over 300 years), an exotic garden clinging to the steep flanks, and an ancient harbour where you will find shops, restaurants and an audio-visual presentation on the history of the Mount.

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Godolphin

Godolphin

Godolphin, one of the most fashionable houses in Cornwall in the 17th century. You can soak up the atmosphere of peace and antiquity as you explore this romantic home. Wander around the 16th-century garden, one of the most important historic gardens in Europe. It has barely changed over the years.

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