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The Japanese Garden & Bonsai Nursery

St. Mawgan, Newquay TR8 4ET, England
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Ranked #9 of 23 Attractions in Newquay
Type: Gardens
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

My husband and I have been to gardens in Japan and coming here really did remind us of Japan. The garden was small but had a number of Japanese features in it and was very pretty. There was also a shop at the end selling bonsai trees and other trees. We spent just over an hour at the gardens and... More

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Fife
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I love gardens, it is very beautiful in these gardens and I love the windchimes, they're really calming. I love the zen garden section and the huge pond and little waterfalls. The fish are beautiful and huge. Only down point is I think theres only one groundsman and in Autumn it seems a never ending job for him trying to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Loved walking around this little garden oasis, found the whole experience extremley calming and peaceful as we were the only two walking through the gardens at the time of our visit. The variety of plants was fascinating, the little touches wonderful and the staff were very friendly and welcoming, before we knew it two hours had passed! The only difficulty... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

As we holiday a mile or so from St Morgan we find ourselves at this venue every year. Its so serene and relaxing, an amazing place to sit and ponder

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This lady has spent decades creating this little haven. What a wonderful example of a traditional Japenese garden with some interesting specimen not always seen. The shop is very well stocked with an extensive range of trees for sale. A really lovely stop off. I went on the hop just passing, not expecting much, but came away inspired.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

As my wife and I are interested in bonsai and Japanese gardens this was a must to visit on our recent trip to Cornwall .The nursery had many plants and ornaments for sale and the entrance fee to the garden was value for money. Only regret was we should have visited in May when the garden was in bloom. Well... More

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Torun, Poland
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25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This has been my first ever visit to any Japanese style garden, so I don't really have anything to compare it with, but what I saw was good enough. The place is not very big, but by no means boring. There is a nice pond with massive koi carps and a rock garden where you can sit down and relax.... More

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Bicester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Having visited a few years ago, I was eager to return whilst holidaying in Cornwall last year. I remember the gardens being lovely, although on our most recent visit we didn't visit them. I was however disappointed with the range of Bonsai available for sale in the nursery. A lot of the specimens on offer were expensive (though worth the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Went round here on one of my rare afternoons off from work. A lovely little retreat with some really beautiful parts to the garden. My 2 year old loved the fish pond. It was tranquil and felt very special. The garden seemed to be in a constant war with the surrounding Cornish flora and fauna. The edges of the garden... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My partner and I came here after seeing the sign post when travelling elsewhere and wanted to visit. Garden although stunning little gems such as the windchimes/waterfalls/ornaments etc some of the garden is overgrown. The Buddhas were really eye catching, and the fish towards the end of the garden were good. The shop had some lovely bits in and love... More

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