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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

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Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6EN, England
+44 1726 845100
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Garden with s difference

Wanted to go here for ages and was not disappointed. Loved the walled vegetable garden, cold... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Judy H
Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
The extensive grounds better than garden.

Not enough to see in Gardens, they were quite small but the walks around the gardens were great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sue M
Douglas, United Kingdom
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Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6EN, England
+44 1726 845100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wanted to go here for ages and was not disappointed. Loved the walled vegetable garden, cold frames and old potting sheds. Pity we had heavy rain but still managed to see most things. Would be better on a fine day as almost all out of...More

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not enough to see in Gardens, they were quite small but the walks around the gardens were great. Watch your footing as it welcomes dogs and there was a lot of dogs there the day we went, not all owners are bothered about picking up...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the lost gardens for the first time and what a treat it was and the tour guide sarah was lovely and very informative the weather was a little against us but once it stopped it was beautiful well worth the visit

Thank bakergirl2013
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A lovely garden and woodland walks. Very hilly but worth the walk. I'd recommend arriving early, as we arrived 25 mins after opening and got the last space in the overflow car park, and that was on a Wednesday in term time! It rained quite...More

Thank Adele T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had not quite made it here in previous visits but was so pleased to finally make it and will definitely go back in the future. Get there early when it is quieter as there is a great deal to see and you can do the...More

Thank Byhook
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited these gardens after not quite getting there fo some years. Very busy for a day in September. Too much to take in in one visit. Whole thing bears testament to the people who have re-discovered and opened it up. A must do if in...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 4 days ago

What can I say? Some beautiful walled gardens, a lush jungle environment area, a few farm animals (complete with piglets) and long wooded walks; all with a little interesting history behind it. An all round great experience. Just be aware that most of the estate...More

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 5 days ago

On holiday with my daughter, her suggestion to go and well worth it. Wish we had gone earlier and had longer but the weather wasn't great. There is so much to see, gardens lovely with different trails. Good size car park. Cafe a bit small...More

Thank 846annetteh
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Lost Gardens of Heligan is a triumph to the dogged determination of those involved in researching and rebuilding a grand garden that had "disappeared" through neglect. It's intricate network of formal gardens, productive beds, woodland, pastures (with livestock including some heavy work horses and...More

Thank stillnotfussed
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited The Lost Gardens of Heligan a few days after visiting the Eden Project, and personally think it is far better value for money. The paths around the ground are very steep in places, and some are quite rough, so sensible footwear is essential....More

Thank Peter G
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Sharon M
27 August 2017|
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Response from Heligan G | Property representative |
Hi Sharon There is indeed. As you enter our car park, please follow the directional signage which will direct you to our motorhome and caravan parking. Hope to see you soon.
17 July 2017|
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Response from Heligan G | Property representative |
Dogs with well-behaved owners are welcome to the gardens all year round!
17 July 2017|
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Response from Nothard2please46 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but only with well-behaved owners! Look on their web site for their policy on dogs.