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Lamorran House Garden

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Address: Upper Castle Road, St Mawes TR2 5BZ, England
Phone Number: 44-1326-270-800
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Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Subtropical Italianate inspired garden on Cornwall's beautiful Roseland...

Subtropical Italianate inspired garden on Cornwall's beautiful Roseland peninsula.

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Unusual Italianate garden

What a surprise this was. Beautifully laid out and very well maintained. Unusual for this part of England.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2015
Mike N
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

What a surprise this was. Beautifully laid out and very well maintained. Unusual for this part of England.

Thank Mike N
Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Wow. What a great place . You have to love/like gardens but who doesn't. This place is perfectly set on a sheltered hillside above St Mawes. It has an intricate path system with loads of hidden little corners and great views out to sea . Nice little tea room/patio . Worth every penny of the admission fee .

Thank andyh20
Sale, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

What a beautiful garden, we wandered for ages along the paths up and down, left and right. Rather too steep for those not so good on their legs admittedly but with a Cornish cream tea at the end of our visit it was a delight. Don't miss it.

Thank Mr J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

We got married at Lamorran gardens on the 28th July 2015 and it was perfect. Maria was the perfect host,she provided our family groups with a beautiful, sparkling afternoon tea it was delicious. Cornwall registrars were great and conducted a beautiful ceremony in the romantic part of the gardens (the cupola) it was perfect and the weather held out for... More 

1 Thank deanao74
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

What an amazing garden so many points of intrest and the view across the river is a treat ,the garden is quite steep so not suitable for the less mobile, it's worth the climb back up for the Cornish tea

1 Thank 214lynnh
St Osyth, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

A beautifully laid out and cared for piece of heaven. Set on the side of a hill that leads towards the sea it is crammed with fabulous planting and sculptures in pretty room settings. The afternoon tea was great too!

3 Thank Charlietoosey
Farnham Common, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Private House where the owners so kindly open their garden to the public 2 days ( wed and Fri) a week from April to Sept. Overlooks St Mawes Bay and thus the views are stunning from the sloping gardens. The gardens are of Mediterranean style- they are beautiful with extensive species of palms and tropical plants. The tea on the... More 

2 Thank HarryBuckinghamshire
Chippenham, UK
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95 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We walked up the garden from our holiday flat in St Mawes, quite a steep climb in places - it's a rather different journey sat in a car! We reached the garden and got our breath back while enjoying a coffee. There were lots of different areas to see, with a variety of plant types, well laid out with lots... More 

1 Thank MisterBee123
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Lovely tropical garden but very steep with lots of steps so unsuitable for disabled and those with mobility issues.

Thank Angie W
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130 reviews
39 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Wonderful views of the headland opposite pale into insignificance compared to the beautiful garden. Planted with palms and camellias and with something for every season, this Mediterranean style garden transports you from real life. Relaxing and small enough to be manageable, yet large enough to get lost in. Highly recommended. Cream teas too.

2 Thank bestcornishcat

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