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Trelissick

| On B3289 above King Harry ferry, Feock TR3 6QL, England
+44 1872 862090
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Lovely Walks

Visited gardens today whil’st a bit cloudy. Gardens are lovely with the most unusual plants, the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Michael1224
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Worle, United Kingdom
Great for walks

We often visit Trelissick Gardens for it's walks. You have a choice of shorter walks in the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dacall49
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Countryside estate with a neo classical house and woodland garden full of rare and exotic plants. Situated on a maritime peninsula with stunning views of the River Fal.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“woodland walk” (41 reviews)
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| On B3289 above King Harry ferry, Feock TR3 6QL, England
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"king harry ferry"
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"fal estuary"
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"the ground floor"
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"book shop"
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"carrick roads"
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"gardens are beautiful"
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"nt members"
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"open to the public"
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"trees and shrubs"
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"nice walk"
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"full bloom"
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited gardens today whil’st a bit cloudy. Gardens are lovely with the most unusual plants, the Hydrangers in Blue were absolutely beautiful with other colours that I’ve not seen before... There are some great picnic spots for the family. The house though is very tired...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We often visit Trelissick Gardens for it's walks. You have a choice of shorter walks in the gardens and house, you need to pay or be a Trust member, then there are medium and long walks through mostly woods and pasture with great views over...More

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Trelissick, Visitor Experience Officer at Trelissick, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your kind and informative review, we hope you continue to have many lovely walks around Trelissick. When you visit and buy refreshments in the cafe you're supporting us in our work to look after Trelissick - it's thanks to you that we...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Firstly, As a member of the NT I genuinely don't understand why well controlled dogs on leashes are not allowed in gardens? especially when they are allowed in the Café area!! We came to see the gardens but had to take it in turns to...More

Thank Littlesongbird
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Trelissick, Visitor Experience Officer at Trelissick, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for visiting, dogs are welcome in the countryside surrounding the garden hence why they are allowed in the outside area of the cafe. We do not want to exclude a large proportion of our visitors who enjoy walking their dogs here. We're happy to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were here during a three week streak with good, warm weather and minimal rain. Entry fee incl. Parking is almost 30£ for two, not worth for a park that is much smaller than one would think seeing the leaflet you receive at entrance. We...More

Thank nafihsus
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Trelissick, Visitor Experience Officer at Trelissick, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for visiting, we're sorry you feel that the entry fee was too expensive for the size of the garden. Trelissick is one of the larger classic Cornish gardens at approximately 30 acres and with entry to the house included in the entry fee...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We parked in the car park (National Trust) and walked in the grounds. Popped in to the book shop and tgarden centre and the gallery that are there and bought quite a few things. Lots of great works by local artists in the gallery. We...More

Thank LondonNefertiti
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Trelissick, Visitor Experience Officer at Trelissick, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for visiting and for such a lovely review. We're glad you had great time walking the countryside, sounds like the perfect day for a walk through dappled woodland! It's wonderful that you found lots of things to your liking in the garden centre,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trelissick Garden is an oasis of tranquility (probably not at the height of summer, we went in early May), winding paths, beautiful plants and wildlife, some sculptures, an inspiring scented garden, a charming apple orchard, a second hand bookstore, a little gallery, and an attractive...More

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Trelissick, Visitor Experience Officer at Trelissick, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Claudia, Thank you for visiting and such high praise! You'll be pleased to know that since your visit in May we have serviced the mobility scooter and now it performs much better - we appreciate the five stars despite the fact the limited access...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the Trust has owned the property for years the downstairs has only been open to the public since 2014. We could not approach the front of the house as needed repairs are underway. We were lucky enough to get the last 2 places on...More

Thank gwfrydg48
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Trelissick, Visitor Experience Officer at Trelissick, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting, we hope the tour made up for the lack of access to the terrace! Like you say, there is much fascinating history yet to be uncovered and many stories waiting to be told. We're glad you enjoyed the tour and exploring...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This National Trust property offers extensive grounds with attractive walks, and with a superb view from the house to the River Fal. The ready availability of boat trips from Falmouth makes it an ideal destination for a day trip.

Thank Andrew L
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Trelissick, Visitor Experience Officer at Trelissick, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Andrew, Thank you for visiting and for your recommendation to arrive by ferry. We agree that arriving by boat makes for a fantastic experience! We hope to see you again soon. Many thanks from the Trelissick team.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are many superb specimen trees in the gardens here, accessed via many paths from which to enjoy the gardens. King Harry Ferry is just nearby and there is a gate for access to the ferry if you wish to watch the activity. The access...More

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Trelissick, Visitor Experience Officer at Trelissick, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting, we're glad you enjoyed the garden and exploring beyond to the King Harry Ferry. When you spend money in the cafe, gallery and shop you're helping with the house's restoration work and keeping the garden and countryside special - we are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

House closed when we visited. Plenty of trees and shrubs with benches looking into the dense foliage. Good walk up to the terrace for views over the River Fal. We did engage with someone pushing a wheelchair who had given up making their way to...More

Thank Stephen T
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Trelissick, Visitor Experience Officer at Trelissick, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Stephen, Thank you for visiting, we're sorry to hear the garden was not as colourful as you had anticipated. The spring blooms from March - May are followed by a leafy June, after which the summer borders erupt in colour as do the many...More

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Rob Y
June 18, 2018|
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Response from Trelissick | Property representative |
Hi Rob, From the ferry on foot, you will have a two minute walk to get to the 'Ferry Entrance' at the bottom of the garden. Walk up the road until you reach Bosanko's Cottage on your left, take the stairs up onto the south... More
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Geoff S
May 18, 2018|
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Response from Trelissick | Property representative |
Hi Geoff. No, dogs are not permitted in the garden unless they are assistance dogs. However, dogs are welcome in the countryside surrounding the garden. There are miles of woodland walks and parkland with incredible views... More
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gillhall8
April 26, 2017|
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Response from Graham G | Reviewed this property |
Free to National Trust members or £12 per adult, £6 per child or £30 for a family of 4 consisting of 2 adults and 2 children. Parking is free for National Trust members displaying their badge or £4 for non-members.
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