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Marsh Villa Gardens

Marsh Villa St. Andrews Road, Par, St Austell PL24 2LU, England
+44 1726 815920
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A lovely garden

Hi, A visit is very worth while. The gardens are extensive, well kept and easy to access for people... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
brianinroche
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St Austell, United Kingdom
Beautiful garden

This garden is an oasis of calm between a road and railway line. It is beautiful and I love its... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Maggie F
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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“self service” (5 reviews)
“lovely garden” (10 reviews)
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Marsh Villa St. Andrews Road, Par, St Austell PL24 2LU, England
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Hi, A visit is very worth while. The gardens are extensive, well kept and easy to access for people who are not so mobile. Unusually you are on trust to put your entrance fee on the honesty box, same as when you want a cup...More

Thank brianinroche
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This garden is an oasis of calm between a road and railway line. It is beautiful and I love its honesty and simplicity. Wander round a beautiful garden, have a cuppa and a biscuit, all done on an honesty "help yourself" basis. I love it,...More

Thank Maggie F
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Found this green space by accident whilst looking for something interesting about Par. Easy to find (across the road past the Royal Inn) and being inside the gardens it's quite strange being close to the main road and the train station. It was interesting strolling...More

2  Thank dnlu36
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

The 3 acre garden started with an average of only 3 inches of top soil. And this was on top of a chalk base. Through hard work and artist vision, the owners have made this a lovely and charming garden. The paths lead to isolated...More

2  Thank TwoT0Travel
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

This was one of the most enjoyable garden visits our group had during our 20+ garden visit to southwest England. You must meet the owners, Judith and Harvey, in order to understand how they created this garden out of worse than nothing! As experienced travelers...More

1  Thank sally9242014
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Not the biggest of Cornish gardens, but one designed by a couple who have made this garden their life's work. All the garden features are present here and it is so calming despite the GWR trains thundering past! If you near Par, this garden is...More

1  Thank Stuart W
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Marsh Villa Gardens. Having visited many of the famous big Cornish gardens it was lovely to come across a smaller garden which had so many interesting plants and was so beautifully maintained. One of the joys of visiting a...More

1  Thank Sheena P
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is best described as someone's back garden+twigs+leaves+mud. The crunch came as we were about to leave (we had missed the honest box on entry) and reminded it was a fiver PER PERSON!. Our tour had taken about 10 minutes and out of boredom we...More

Thank bernasum
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Management response:Responded 19 April 2017

Well I am sorry that you were disappointed and bored with your visit. Signage is clear within the car park area to guide all visitors safely to the Garden entrance where visitors will find, not only the honesty box but also other amenities such as...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

This is our beach of choice, as we only live four miles away, it's got a large car park (at the top of the hill). Small shop right on the beach, rock pools for the little ones at low tide, and gently sloping beach. Great...More

1  Thank brian280453 .
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Garden walks, many unusual plants and trees pools and ponds Plants sold and tea rooms. Summer houses to sit in and chat.

1  Thank david1274
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Sarah F
30 September 2016|
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Response from cornish051 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay, as asicit says, about 5 minutes walk .
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