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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

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Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6EN, England
+44 1726 845100
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Wonderful Day

Had such a lovely day. Amazing Gardens beautifully maintained with loads to see. Different areas... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Karen E
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Not for everyone

I've read the negative reviews (1 star) and understand the views. It is expensive at £14.50 and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Romsey, England
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  • Average7%
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  • Terrible1%
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“rope bridge” (601 reviews)
“jungle area” (225 reviews)
“eden project” (439 reviews)
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Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6EN, England
+44 1726 845100
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Reviewed yesterday

Had such a lovely day. Amazing Gardens beautifully maintained with loads to see. Different areas with totally contrasting ambience. Great cafe. Dog friendly. Perfect.....even in November!

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've read the negative reviews (1 star) and understand the views. It is expensive at £14.50 and £12.50 for pensioners. It's important to understand this a redeemed garden, done really very well. But, at the price, it's clearly not going to be for everyone. Although...More

1  Thank T0urDirect0r
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This attraction is absolutely stunning. The gardens are beautiful and there is plenty to see. Some of the gardens are in a very steep valley so would recommend sturdy walking shoes if you plan to visit the Jungle but it’s definitely the best bit!!

1  Thank LizzleBrizzle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even in half term and being quite busy, the gardens are so big that it never feels crowded. The food in the café is excellent too. Will definitely be visiting here again

1  Thank Sara P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting place, very beautiful and interesting history. The wife loved it, but me and the boys had been filled with nice walks after an hour or so. The very large kids play area had various play things but was a bit limited and the big...More

Thank SteveSV
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a garden with a difference! You need a whole day to really appreciate all the aspects of it and understand the social history behind its being there and found.

1  Thank Weekender787
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a lovely place to visit ~ our second time.. autumnal but warm yesterday.. Made it to the rope bridge didn't make it across... not my "thing" but great for the braver of you. Lots to see, walks etc nice food in café incl some...More

1  Thank jpc1517
Reviewed 1 week ago

We started in the kitchen restaurant and both had the chicken and chorizo pie. Wow, as we lifted the pie the filling stayed in place, no runny sauce to make up space here. I had the salad, choosing beetroot, coleslaw. Sir just took mustard. Good...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely gardens with different points of interest from green houses, animals, jungle garden and field views. Could do with highlighting the memorial side a bit more, theres some lovely stories about the gardens but not so easily found. Restaurant could do with more vegan options...More

Thank _beth_j_denton
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had long intended to visit this garden. Unfortunately, on the November day we turned up it was raining hard and quite cold. Nevertheless, we enjoyed out two hour ramble around the garden, we almost had the place to ourselves. The ticket office staff were...More

1  Thank DennisWestSussex_UK
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Vanessa S
8 November 2017|
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Response from Jenny A | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are welcome but must stay on a lead.
Sharon M
27 August 2017|
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Response from Heligan G | Property representative |
Hi Sharon There is indeed. As you enter our car park, please follow the directional signage which will direct you to our motorhome and caravan parking. Hope to see you soon.
17 July 2017|
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Response from Heligan G | Property representative |
Dogs with well-behaved owners are welcome to the gardens all year round!