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The Japanese Garden & Bonsai Nursery

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Address: St. Mawgan, Newquay TR8 4ET, England
Phone Number: 01637-86-01-16
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Lovely Gardens

The gardens were beautiful and the staff were very friendly. We purchased a bonzi tree and the lady behind the counter offered us lots of advise on how to care for it - really... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Swanley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The gardens are astonishing - beautiful and tranquil, small but beautiful and full of surprises. There is an impending change of ownership - a family business I believe. I hope they keep these exquisite gardens going.

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We visited the Japanese Garden and Bonsai nursery in October 14 and also again in April 15. We enjoyed walking around the gorgeous gardens and purchased a couple of bonzai's which are thriving. We are looking forward to going back there again in October 15. Pam and Terry Ellis

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The gardens were beautiful and the staff were very friendly. We purchased a bonzi tree and the lady behind the counter offered us lots of advise on how to care for it - really enjoyed the visit!

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This is a little gem hidden away between Newquay and Padstow. The garden is very well established and beautiful especially in April/May when the azaleas are in full flower. There's also a Bonsai nursery but you need to get there before October 2015 as its closing down then. The garden will remain open though. Well worth a visit.

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Chippenham, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Good timing, as the acers were all just out and in full colour. We wandered round the meandering paths, new delights at each turn. Enjoyed a peaceful time at the zen garden then on to the koi pond, then around again to see the areas' we'd missed first time round. Out through the shop (which is closing in October, apparently)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

we loved it here, the lady at the desk talked to my girls about this and that, loved the gardens myself, probably for the wrong reasons but the way the local fauna was growing into the Japanese gardens gave it a forgotten feel, which contrasted the clean Japanese look, I loved it here and my wife and kids loved it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The staff were lovely and friendly and the garden was small but beautiful and peaceful. They also have a half price sale on at the moment with all of their outdoor plants and bonsai's - very tempting!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Whilst walking around the Japenese Garden & Bonsai Nursery we had a lovely time. The amazing bamboo and koi ponds were a treat. Very relaxing and enjoyable in the sun.

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We had been to this place years ago and were disappointed then too. We only realised it was the same place as we drove into the car park but thought it may have changed for the better. Not so - it was the same dingy, messy and expensive place it was before. They were charging £4.50 for adults and £2.50... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Really helpful staff, great knowledge of the Bonsais, bought our first Bonsai tree thanks to some great advice Would go again next time we are in the area.

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Address: Address: St. Mawgan, Newquay TR8 4ET, England
Phone Number: 01637-86-01-16
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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