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Address: Mawnan Smith, Falmouth TR11 5JZ, England
Phone Number: 01326 252020
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Description: Lose yourself in the three valleys of Glendurgan Garden - full of fun...
Lose yourself in the three valleys of Glendurgan Garden - full of fun, natural beauty and amazing plants. Discover giant rhubarb plants in the jungle-like lower valley and spiky arid plants basking in the sunny upper slopes. Wander through the garden down to the beautiful hamlet of Durgan on the Helford River: a place to watch birds and boats, skim stones and build sand-castles.Find a boat-seat, gigantic tulip-trees and ponds teeming with wildlife. Learn about the Fox family who created this 'small peace [sic] of heaven on earth.'
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Be prepared to walk uphill!

Stunning gardens, well worth the trip. There is a good length walk around, however it is all downhill until the village (which is stunning) before you go back up the other side... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

Stunning gardens, well worth the trip. There is a good length walk around, however it is all downhill until the village (which is stunning) before you go back up the other side. The maze was not as large as it looked but was still fun.

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SouthWales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We decided to go to the garden despite some light rain fall during our visit. We found that this somewhat enhanced our visit because everything was so fresh looking and the ferns and exotic plants all the more attractive. The main flower beds are at the top of the garden but there is a lot of interest throughout the garden... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Glendurgan,like Trebah, runs down to Helford River where there are holiday cottages. There are less attractions than Trebah along the hilly route (though there is a low maze) so if there is only time for one garden, I would recommend Trebah.

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Corsham, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Glendurgan is another of the superb gardens in the area owned by the National Trust. The gardeners work with a passion to keep the garden looking it's best.

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Asked about wheelchair access on entry,and was told there was a map showing a suitable path for a wheelchair.Im pretty fit and active,but had great difficulty pushing the wheelchair on the route shown on the map.it was a down hill path all the way,with some parts loose gravel and other parts cobbled.once you get to the bottom i would say... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Me, my husband and 2 year old little boy visited here one very rainy day and loved it. We were soaked through to the bone but loved it! The maze is great fun. The gardens cover quite a large area so plenty of walking, make sure you're wearing something comfortable on your feet. You can walk down to a cove... More 

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We popped into this garden after visiting the more formal venue (Trebah) up the road. Glendurgan is National Trust and just a gem, it's great for running about - particularly if needing a break after/during a road trip. There is a lovely walk down to the sea - with a small beach. There is a café, but it is cold... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Not being NT members object to paying for car parking and then admission. Hard sell at entrance to become a member also objectionable. Please note - If you have a camper van and / or dogs then you will not be admitted. Totally unsuited to wheelchair uses, witnessed a couple who got 50 yards in then found the cobbled stone... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Glendurgan is one of our favourite gardens with interesting plants and a lovely walk down to Durgan beach. The maze is amazing and children love to try and get to the middle. A visit is never complete without a cup of coffee and cake, or even a cream tea!

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

One of the National Trust's finest gardens in our view. It was our first visit and we will be back with grandchildren as soon as we can. There are different routes through the central valley,the heart of which is a really enterprising maze. This has taken a battering over recent years so we were only too pleased to make a... More 

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Address: Mawnan Smith, Falmouth TR11 5JZ, England
Phone Number: 01326 252020
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Falmouth

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