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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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Lost Gardens of Heligan

Been wanting to go for a long time. Poppy field was an added bonus but an excellent day out and well worth the visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Been wanting to go for a long time. Poppy field was an added bonus but an excellent day out and well worth the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Heard of this place and always wanted to visit. It didnt disappoint! Had great facilities with plenty of places to stop and enjoy the scenery. So interesting to see gardening history and how nature has a solution for every problem with clever planting. Was busy but didnt feel crowded. Brilliant views and really loved the sculptures... the mud maiden is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

It was raining when we visited the gardens but still an enjoyable time with beautiful plants and landscaped gardens not to mention a few pigs too! Would very much love to return in Summer when we can fully take our time here as it is a full-day trip and would be great with a picnic!

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Towcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This attraction is a must for people interested in plants, gardens and history. It does involve a lot of walking, and not all of it on flat ground. Walking round requires constant attention to the map to identify where exactly your position is within the grounds. Some of the areas are signed and perhaps consideration should be given to marking... More 

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Yarcombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

First time we have been here, even though we have been to Cornwall nearly every year for the last 21 yrs..... Don't know how we missed it before. We spent a full day here with lovely walks, fun in the jungle, beautiful gardens and fantastic ice creams. Be prepared for lots of walking though - so wear comfy shoes -... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Lots of walking with lots to see. Loved the poppy field, we visited during that last week of June which is probably a very good time to see this spectacular sight. We ate at the outdoor bbq area which had homemade burgers, roast veg and coleslaw. Ideal place for all ages.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Lovely Kitchen / cut flower garden. Interesting sub tropical garden. A lot of space to walk around.Not really the place to take young children

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Surrey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It is amazing that this wonderful garden was lost for so long. It is a fantastic place to visit,- so many different areas have been restored and it is an ongoing project. The "poppy" field was most emotive. The "tropical" area with its palms and ferns and its rope bridge were amazing. There is a nice reasonably priced restaurant with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

If you are bad on your feet or wheelchair bound you will only be able to see a small amount of this attraction. There are a lot of hills and uneven paths. The formal and kitchen gardens are reasonably accessible. Good food available inside and a lovely farmshop on the outside.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is the place in my view to visit whilst in Cornwall. The gardens are beautiful and despite many visitors has many areas of peace and tranquility. A must for visitors.

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Additional Information about The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Address: Address: Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6EN, England
Phone Number: 44 1726 845100
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Austell
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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