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National Dahlia Collection

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Lovely dahlias

Beautiful dahlias - recommended for keen gardeners. We visited the collection after seeing their... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
Witham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Absolutely amazing place to visit ..

This is one place in Penzance if you are a Dahlia lover ..is a must to visit ... The colours are... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Varfell Farm | Long Rock, Penzance TR20 8AQ, England
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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

This is well worth a visit whether you're a keen gardener as this extensive collection of dahlias is quite the spectacle. The collection is grouped into varieties with each individual plant beingeasily identified with a name tag. I'm not a gardener myself but thoroughly enjoyed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EEJoneir
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We visit the dahlia collection three or four times each summer. We are always full of anticipation as it is usually a stunning field of colour backed by the view of Mount's Bay. However, on our first visit this year at the end of July...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful dahlias - recommended for keen gardeners. We visited the collection after seeing their exhibit at Hampton Court Flower Show and it was a lovely way to spend a couple of hours. Ample free parking and you are free to walk between the many rows...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Tassy84
Reviewed December 22, 2017

This is one place in Penzance if you are a Dahlia lover ..is a must to visit ... The colours are amazing and the different variety of colours will amaze you

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank peachy662016
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you're a keen gardener or just love dahlias. This is not a landscaped garden but rather rows of dahlias clearly labelled showing the diversity of the flower. There were a few plants available to buy when we visited as well...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 23, 2017

A huge field of every co!our and type of dahlia you can imagine. All named so you can order tubers for next year if you want to. Free to look around in Sept when we visited.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank lmwilliams2017
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

I have wanted to visit this place for many years and I was not disappointed, there were so many different types of dahlias all labelled so I could note down the ones I liked

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank skylimner
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Fairly easy to find this place,A field full of colour,beautiful blooms.It was good to find that all the varieties were well marked for future reference.I am glad that I had a camera,managed to take quite a few shots.There were plenty of bees amongst the blooms,an...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank daffers_35
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

We had a great afternoon looking at the hundreds of different varieties of dahlias. On a dry day it is accessible in a wheelchair, but do bear in mind the paths between the rows of dahlias are grass - hard work in a manual chair...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank DavidOnWheels
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

If you love gardening this is the place for you A riot of colour which takes your breath away. Just take a camera you won't be able to decide which ones to have. We could have bought them all.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Mr Joseph B
August 11, 2017|
Response from DavidOnWheels | Reviewed this property |
Went to see it again yesterday 18/8/17, yes it is still a wonderful show.