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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

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Address: Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6EN, England
Phone Number: 44 1726 845100
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Viewing wildlife

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A lovely day out spent wondering around different parts of the gardens. My favourite part was the tropical garden. Money well spent. Will have to come back again as didn't get to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

A lovely day out spent wondering around different parts of the gardens. My favourite part was the tropical garden. Money well spent. Will have to come back again as didn't get to see it all.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Me and my girlfriend took a trip to the Lost Gardens today after visiting the Eden Project. The gardens are huge and a pleasure to walk around. There is also lots of wildlife to take in and the cafes are nice (we had a lovely vegetarian pizza - reasonably priced too). We particularly enjoyed the rope bridge and spent longer... More 

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

What a lovely place to visit on a lovely summers day. We spent an afternoon here and never got to see it all due to running out of time. Some of the areas are just rough paths and wheelchair users will struggle. Also it's all up and down sloping ground.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

we visited when all the rhodendrons were in bloom ,they were truly beauitful . It was raining on our visit which put a bit of a dampener on our visit ,put it was still a worth while visit

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We went today and spent 3 hours going round part's of this wonderful place. So much to see and excellent guidance notes with the map. I was unable to complete all area's due to being unfit. My goal is to return one day to see the jungle area. So pleased I did what I did, but to attempt that particular... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Quite easy to find, signposted, lovely drive through the countryside, take a day to explore the whole gardens,rope bridge walk,lakes, beautiful variety of flowers,food,drinks available, mostly cold salads etc,advice take your own, then you can stop at the many benches throughout the gardens.Some trails are a bit awkward for disabled,ie gravel paths,steep steps, but all in all a good venue.... More 

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Leeds, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Having heard great reports, we were a little disappointed. There are lots of pleasant woodland walks, and the jungle area is brilliant, but the rest of the gardens were pretty bare. The rhododendrons are huge, and pretty, but we caught them after they had passed their best in the main garden, and only those in the jungle had the wow... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We spent around 3 hours in this fantastic garden. It was really impressive. The Lost Gardens will be one of the most memorable memories of our Cornwall visit. If you haven't visited yet, you should definitely go there, without visiting The Lost Gardens of Heligan a Cornwall visit would not be completed.

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Woking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Having read about the Lost Gardens, we thought we knew what to expect but these gardens are truly surprising with so many different areas with different plants from massive rhododendrons to tropical plants and it really seemed as if you were in a jungle. We've been in the vicinity of Heligan several times but never managed a visit and we... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

It is hard to find words to describe this wonderful place. Every where you find a wonderful experience that takes you back in time. The jungle area is amazing. The vegetable gardens, the greenhouses all the amazing plants. The touching memories of the gardeners who left and didn't return. The potting shed brought tears to my eyes and those wonderful... More 

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