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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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Excellent day out at Heligan

Beautiful reclaimed gardens, full of interesting plants, hidden corners and windows into the past. As well as inspiration for your own garden and things of interesting for the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful reclaimed gardens, full of interesting plants, hidden corners and windows into the past. As well as inspiration for your own garden and things of interesting for the whole family; well worth a visit. You could go back again and again and see some thing different.

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Broadway, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed our day at Heligan with 6yo and 4yo boys. The Easter activities with the Egg Hunt guided us nicely round the gardens and the jungle area is great (even the rope bridge which the boys loved). Would like to come back on a sunny day later in the year when more plants are in bloom.

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

What a great place, spent all afternoon there, and it wasnt enough time. Something for everyone, from beautiful walks to bird watching to looking at animals...... you must go and check the place out....

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Devon, United Kingdom
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59 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Have not been to the gardens for many years, and can see just how many improvements have been made. Such a peaceful day out, there were 3 coaches in the car park, and we hardly saw a person. Plenty to see for all age groups. The Magnolias were looking wonderful, a photographers dream. Staff very friendly, and a after cup... More 

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Stunning gardens so much to see. Beautiful gardens so much to se. Lovely bird hide and owl cam so much to see a whole day is needed to enjoy everything the gardens offer. Loved the jungle

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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Lovely restaurant, best coffee ever. Rain today but the Spring flowers were beautiful. Toilets just freshly cleaned .

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Hull. England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Enjoyed walking around the Northern gardens with all the fruit and veg. The rhododendrons were magnificent. Enjoyed the rope walk and the lush ferns. Had fun walking around The Jungle. We tried to see as much of the site as possible but did find some of the inclines difficult. The map we were given gave an indication of the steepness... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

So many different trees, shrubs, flowers and vistas - some quite exotic but due to the location they grow alongside more native species. Don't miss the Jungle area with its Burma Rope Bridge crossing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Spent a day here whilst visiting with our two young boys (3&1) and had a brilliant day. The cafe was brilliant, the best salads we've ever had! Thought the gardens, natural play area and hide were great, really informative and the 3yr old adored the owl cam. Fab day thanks!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

While the rest of Britain is still wreathed in mists and morning frosts this sheltered spot is a real surprise. The garden is inspirational - particularly the 'lost garden' where paths wind round immense tree ferns (completely unaffected by winter weather!) and back and across the water. Even when the place is busy it's easy to lose yourself amongst the... More 

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