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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6EN, England
44 1726 845100
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Ranked #2 of 18 Attractions in St Austell
Type: Gardens
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
5 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

At £12 a head to get in this is not worth it. We were with another couple and having stumped up nearly 50 quid we were very disappointed. There is nothing special about this place and had gone round it in just over an hour. It is basically a walk round a wood with a large pond. No house to... More

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Visited the gardens with my mother in law and my own mum, both avid gardeners along with my wife and father in law who are less so. Despite our difference levels of interest we enjoyed the day thoroughly. Well worth the visit. We parked in the village and walked up which added an extra dimension to the day but after... More

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Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

You may get lost finding the Lost Gardens of Heligan, but you'll be very happy when you get there. This is a wonderful place full of woods, wild flowers, ponds, and even a few animals! There are exquisite sea views from some of the paths. The jungle garden is very lovely and quite exotic for these parts. Lots to see... More

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cambridge uk
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12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

need to be fit as this walk is on a lot of uneven ground and steep hills, boardwalk around jungle area is slippery

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Wish I had discovered these gardens far earlier in my life! Awesome! So much to discover , lovely walks . Can't wait to rediscover in spring

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Tried Heligan's restaurent for breakfast. NEVER again Majority of food was served COLD on COLD PLATES. Place is totally over rated and VERY over rated, Loads of staff running around doing nothing much. Needs SOME SUPERVISION

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Nice walks and easy to get to. Great farm shop nearby with very helpful an obliging staff, Food fresh and local.

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

A lovely place to explore and enjoy with beautiful walks, stunning scenery and a good cafe for refreshment after your stroll around the gardens.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We spent an afternoon at the gardens and felt it was a bit overpriced, but we had a nice time. There were animals to see, bugs, wood cutting, lots of walking and sculptures, although we did not feel all the sculptures were worth seeing. There were different events on throughout the day also. We went to the tasting event and... More

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We were a little late in the year going but the gardens where lovely and we were fortunate with the weather. You will need sound shoes a camera and lots of energy. One of my favourite things to do was crossing the rope bridge and looking at the view below. The vegtable gardens made you wish you could pick some... More

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