Best gardens in Cornwall

Check out the top gardens in Cornwall, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The Lost Gardens of Heligan
1. The Lost Gardens of Heligan
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163 local reviews
The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Pentewan
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+44 1726 845100
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Niki
This place is absolutely beautiful, a must see just because of the sheer effort that has been put into…
Fiona
Twenty-five years ago, Heligan’s historic gardens were unknown and unseen; lost under a tangle of weeds. It…
Graham
200 acres of garden history, mystery and romance. Twenty-five years ago, Heligan’s historic gardens were…
1. The Lost Gardens of Heligan
1. The Lost Gardens of Heligan
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163 local reviews
The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Pentewan
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+44 1726 845100
Niki
Niki
This place is absolutely beautiful, a must see just because of the sheer effort that has been put into restoring it to its former glory. …
Fiona
Fiona
Twenty-five years ago, Heligan’s historic gardens were unknown and unseen; lost under a tangle of weeds. It was only the chance discovery of…
Graham
Graham
200 acres of garden history, mystery and romance. Twenty-five years ago, Heligan’s historic gardens were unknown and unseen; lost under a…
2. Trebah Garden
2. Trebah Garden
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80 local reviews
Trebah Garden, Mawnan Smith
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+44 1326 252200
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Tamara
It is the most beautiful garden near to Falmouth. The walk through the garden is tranquill and breathtaking at…
Diane
These gardens are situated within a valley that has a micro climate, therefores the plants & shrubs are vast. …
Angela
Rated one of the top 80 gardens worldwide. Beautiful gardens meandering down a valley to a pretty beach at the…
2. Trebah Garden
2. Trebah Garden
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80 local reviews
Trebah Garden, Mawnan Smith
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+44 1326 252200
Tamara
Tamara
It is the most beautiful garden near to Falmouth. The walk through the garden is tranquill and breathtaking at any time of the year. The…
Diane
Diane
These gardens are situated within a valley that has a micro climate, therefores the plants & shrubs are vast. The attraction has a…
Angela
Angela
Rated one of the top 80 gardens worldwide. Beautiful gardens meandering down a valley to a pretty beach at the bottom. A real treat and dogs…
3. Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens
3. Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens
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63 local reviews
Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Nr Gulval
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
+44 1736 448089
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Paul
Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Gulval nr Penzance (01736 448089) www.tremenheere.co.uk Tremenheere Sculpture…
Aren
Dramatic landscape and planting provide the backdrop to contemplative but inspirational artworks. Internationa…
Susi & Graham
A beautiful sheltered valley in west Cornwall, surrounded by woods, streams and dramatic vista provides the…
3. Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens
3. Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens
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63 local reviews
Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Nr Gulval
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
+44 1736 448089
Paul
Paul
Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Gulval nr Penzance (01736 448089) www.tremenheere.co.uk Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens provides outstanding…
Aren
Aren
Dramatic landscape and planting provide the backdrop to contemplative but inspirational artworks. Internationally renowned artists, such as…
Susi & Graham
Susi & Graham
A beautiful sheltered valley in west Cornwall, surrounded by woods, streams and dramatic vista provides the perfect setting for this 22-acre…
4. Eden Project
4. Eden Project
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298 local reviews
Eden Project, Bodelva
+44 1726 811911
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Maria
Approx 40 mins drive away. Dubbed the Eighth Wonder of the World by some, the Eden Project is a dramatic…
Lucy
Dubbed the Eighth Wonder of the World by some, the Eden Project is a dramatic global garden housed in tropical…
Kay
Within a 10 minute drive... The Eden Project, an educational charity, connects us with each other and the…
4. Eden Project
4. Eden Project
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298 local reviews
Eden Project, Bodelva
+44 1726 811911
Maria
Maria
Approx 40 mins drive away. Dubbed the Eighth Wonder of the World by some, the Eden Project is a dramatic global garden housed in tropical…
Lucy
Lucy
Dubbed the Eighth Wonder of the World by some, the Eden Project is a dramatic global garden housed in tropical biomes that nestle in a…
Kay
Kay
Within a 10 minute drive... The Eden Project, an educational charity, connects us with each other and the living world, exploring how we…
5. Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
5. Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
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70 local reviews
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Ben
There is little doubt Barbara Hepworth was one of St Ives' most influential artists with works featured in…
Susi & Graham
Visiting the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden offers a remarkable insight into the work and…
Melissa
Since this is Cornwall and not central London, be sure to visit this museum which is the house and gardens…
5. Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
5. Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
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70 local reviews
Ben
Ben
There is little doubt Barbara Hepworth was one of St Ives' most influential artists with works featured in prestigious locations around the…
Susi & Graham
Susi & Graham
Visiting the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden offers a remarkable insight into the work and outlook of one of Britain’s most…
Melissa
Melissa
Since this is Cornwall and not central London, be sure to visit this museum which is the house and gardens where Barbara Hepworth made a lot…
6. Lanhydrock Estate
6. Lanhydrock Estate
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41 local reviews
Lanhydrock Estate
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
01208 75244
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Andrea
National Trust's Lanhydrock is the perfect country house and estate. Discover two sides of Victorian life:…
Chris And Jonathan
It is the perfect country house and estate, with the feel of a wealthy but unpretentious family home. The…
Clare
This National Trust property is a must to visit. There are extensive woodlands and a river at the bottom of…
6. Lanhydrock Estate
6. Lanhydrock Estate
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41 local reviews
Lanhydrock Estate
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
01208 75244
Andrea
Andrea
National Trust's Lanhydrock is the perfect country house and estate. Discover two sides of Victorian life: from the kitchens, nurseries &…
Chris And Jonathan
Chris And Jonathan
It is the perfect country house and estate, with the feel of a wealthy but unpretentious family home. The kitchens, nurseries and servants'…
Clare
Clare
This National Trust property is a must to visit. There are extensive woodlands and a river at the bottom of the property, and then gardens…
7. Glendurgan Garden
7. Glendurgan Garden
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32 local reviews
Glendurgan Garden, Mawnan Smith
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
+44 1326 252020
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Gill
These National Trust gardens are especially beautiful in Springtime. There is a maze and a lovely walk to the…
Rebecca
Get lost in the gardens maze and stroll through the peaceful, exotic valley to a shattered beach at the…
Charlotte
Fabulous gardens owned by the National Trust, great views and lovely walks, also a great natural maze!
7. Glendurgan Garden
7. Glendurgan Garden
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32 local reviews
Glendurgan Garden, Mawnan Smith
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
+44 1326 252020
Gill
Gill
These National Trust gardens are especially beautiful in Springtime. There is a maze and a lovely walk to the beach at Durgan
Rebecca
Rebecca
Get lost in the gardens maze and stroll through the peaceful, exotic valley to a shattered beach at the bottom.
Charlotte
Charlotte
Fabulous gardens owned by the National Trust, great views and lovely walks, also a great natural maze!
8. Saint Michael's Mount
8. Saint Michael's Mount
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151 local reviews
Saint Michael's Mount
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Madeline
St Michael's Mount appears like a fairytale island. The castle standing out above the harbour and seen for…
Kathy
NB. Closed on Saturdays. Owned by the National Trust St Michaels Mount is well worth the visit. The castle is…
Rebecca
A must see of beautiful micro climate gardens, ancient cobbles of the village and harbour, and discover the…
8. Saint Michael's Mount
8. Saint Michael's Mount
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151 local reviews
Saint Michael's Mount
Madeline
Madeline
St Michael's Mount appears like a fairytale island. The castle standing out above the harbour and seen for miles; surrounded by sea,…
Kathy
Kathy
NB. Closed on Saturdays. Owned by the National Trust St Michaels Mount is well worth the visit. The castle is excellent and the surrounding…
Rebecca
Rebecca
A must see of beautiful micro climate gardens, ancient cobbles of the village and harbour, and discover the castle. Important to check the…
9. National Trust Trelissick Garden
9. National Trust Trelissick Garden
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38 local reviews
National Trust Trelissick Garden
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
+44 1872 862090
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Danny
12 hectares of beautiful gardens to explore, with hydrangeas, rhododendrons, camellias, ginger lilies and…
Kim
National Trust Garden. Beautiful location includes walks through woods or to a small beach. Art and Craft…
Lynn
A lovely garden but now also the house is open to view. There are many lovely gardens and historic houses…
9. National Trust Trelissick Garden
9. National Trust Trelissick Garden
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38 local reviews
National Trust Trelissick Garden
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
+44 1872 862090
Danny
Danny
12 hectares of beautiful gardens to explore, with hydrangeas, rhododendrons, camellias, ginger lilies and year-round exciting woodland…
Kim
Kim
National Trust Garden. Beautiful location includes walks through woods or to a small beach. Art and Craft gallery. Lovely food sitting…
Lynn
Lynn
A lovely garden but now also the house is open to view. There are many lovely gardens and historic houses owned by the National Trust in…
10. Trelissick Gardens (NW-bound)
10. Trelissick Gardens (NW-bound)
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22 local reviews
Trelissick Gardens (NW-bound)
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Emma
Fabulous circular walks through woodland and along the estuary. Great spot for dog walking. Two picturesque…
Tamara
Beautiful garden and house to visit with the National Trust. Lovely walk around the perimeter of the grounds…
Penny
If you are seeking a beautiful garden , perfect for scones and tea before exploring the subtropical delights…
10. Trelissick Gardens (NW-bound)
10. Trelissick Gardens (NW-bound)
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22 local reviews
Trelissick Gardens (NW-bound)
Emma
Emma
Fabulous circular walks through woodland and along the estuary. Great spot for dog walking. Two picturesque paths (north and south woodland…
Tamara
Tamara
Beautiful garden and house to visit with the National Trust. Lovely walk around the perimeter of the grounds that take in views of the…
Penny
Penny
If you are seeking a beautiful garden , perfect for scones and tea before exploring the subtropical delights of Trelissick Gardens - a…
11. Potager Garden
11. Potager Garden
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25 local reviews
High Cross, Constantine
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
01326 341258
ParkCafeHome goods store
Alana
This is a very very special place. This is a place to go and relax for a few hours with friends. You can have…
Lizzie
Hidden-away vegetarian cafe set in beautiful gardens further out of Falmouth, near Constantine. Have coffee in…
Lexi
One of my favourite little hidden gems. Set in an what used to be an abandoned nursery, now a cafe with…
11. Potager Garden
11. Potager Garden
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25 local reviews
High Cross, Constantine
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
01326 341258
Alana
Alana
This is a very very special place. This is a place to go and relax for a few hours with friends. You can have a wonderful vegetarian…
Lizzie
Lizzie
Hidden-away vegetarian cafe set in beautiful gardens further out of Falmouth, near Constantine. Have coffee in one of the two greenhouses,…
Lexi
Lexi
One of my favourite little hidden gems. Set in an what used to be an abandoned nursery, now a cafe with exceptionally good locally sourced…
12. National Trust - Lanhydrock
12. National Trust - Lanhydrock
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21 local reviews
National Trust - Lanhydrock, Bodmin
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
01208 265950
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Wendy
The wooded estate around the main gardens and house of the National Trust Lanhydrock is a haven for dogs and…
Colin
Magnificent late Victorian country house with garden and wooded estate. Cafes, walks, activities, cycle hire…
Alison
Beautiful historic National Trust property set in wonderful grounds and gardens. Restaurant and cycle trail as…
12. National Trust - Lanhydrock
12. National Trust - Lanhydrock
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21 local reviews
National Trust - Lanhydrock, Bodmin
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
01208 265950
Wendy
Wendy
The wooded estate around the main gardens and house of the National Trust Lanhydrock is a haven for dogs and their walkers. From Respryn car…
Colin
Colin
Magnificent late Victorian country house with garden and wooded estate. Cafes, walks, activities, cycle hire and woodland cycle trails.
Alison
Alison
Beautiful historic National Trust property set in wonderful grounds and gardens. Restaurant and cycle trail as well as walks nearby.