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National Dahlia Collection

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Address: Varfell Farm | Long Rock, Penzance TR20 8AQ, England
Phone Number: +44 (0) 1962 844307
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Wow, so glad we went!

Having contacted the NDC before coming on the 23rd of October I was told the Dahlias were still good but 'going over'...all I can say is if they were 'going over' I didn't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2015
Jean-Pierre V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Having contacted the NDC before coming on the 23rd of October I was told the Dahlias were still good but 'going over'...all I can say is if they were 'going over' I didn't notice...wow. An explosion of colour greeted us, we went with a list of 8 or so to look at and came away with a list of 29,... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

This place was a real highlight of our hols in Cornwall: a field full of dahlias, I've never seen such a huge concentration of dahlias together. It was very quiet (about 6 visitors and hardly any staff in evidence). All the dahlias were labelled and each one seemed unique. It was quite a short visit (we spent about half an... More 

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1 Thank Michael G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

We saw the sign and promised ourselves a visit before we went home. We did not regret our decision. What an amazing sight welcomed us, spectacular colourful Dahlias. All shades and sizes, from the small pom-pom style to the luxurious huge ones! If you love these flowers you are in for a visual treat. It was a perfect time to... More 

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Hayle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This place is a delight. You can guess that it is Sue who is the garden fan so when I suggested going to Tremenheere Sculpture garden{Just up the road from here} she was quietly pleased....then I found out why. You need wellies on a day as today but the mass of colour and sheer volume of plants took her breath... More 

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1 Thank RoyL65
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The site was sheltered and colourful. The dahlias were all labelled, so it was possible to identify those you might like to include in your own garden.

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1 Thank Linda P
Glossop, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Great to see such a mass of flowers. All labelled so really easy to pick which plants to order next year.

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Redruth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

Location & situation nothing special, basically a field adjacent to a few poly tunnels. No charge to park up & walk around. Absolutely stunning display of Dhalias. Every conceivable variety. Well worth a visit if you get the opportunity.

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4 Thank Patteson-Ball
Penzance, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

If you even slightly like these flowers a trip here when they are all in bloom will let you choose the ones just right for you. Awesome and recommended

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

This dahlia collection is wonderful. So much variety of types of dahlia. The colour variety is outstanding and there is something to please all dahlia enthusiasts

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