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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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One of my favourite places

The gardens are fantastic and very atmospheric ... we have been several times at different times of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
St Austell, United Kingdom

If you like greenery and views and education and to be in awe at the story of how this place was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6EN, England
+44 1726 845100
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Reviewed yesterday

The gardens are fantastic and very atmospheric ... we have been several times at different times of year and there is always something new to see. As well as the Gardens there are animals to see. The shop is good and so is the tea...More

Thank Fran_Chatterjee
Reviewed yesterday

If you like greenery and views and education and to be in awe at the story of how this place was reclaimed from a bad end, then you MUST see this place.

Thank bultaco56
Reviewed yesterday

Booked 2 weeks in Dorset and Cornwall after 2 weeks in Israel, Jordan and Palestine. Unknown and unavoidable for us as we had to line up with the Middle East Tour conclusion was mid term break. Our 6 grandchildren are awesome, but everyone else's are...More

Thank Ashford2161
Reviewed 2 days ago

first I have to say fro us it was free, otherwise it is expensive. but if you want to visit Cornish gardens its well worth looking at membership of one which allows visiting others. ours allows free visits here in November so we went twice,...More

Thank GRACEE777
Reviewed 1 week ago

Heligan has all manner of flora. Vegetables, which are used in the restaurant, flowers, trees etc. Also it is a breeding site for rare breeds of pigs, goats, ducks, geese, turkeys and sheep. A very good, although pricey restaurant. In the summer months there is...More

Thank Dave J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth a visit when staying in Cornwall. Next time I would like to visit when the Rhododendrons are in bloom. They have some of the biggest/largest I've seen.

Thank PhilRiley647
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On arrival, We presented our pre-booked, self printed, joint (with Eden Project) tickets. The lady took them fro us, didn’t utter a word to us but picked up a phone and dialled a number. When the number she had dialled was obviously engaged, she walked...More

1  Thank Ethel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we bought tickets for the Eden project we bought them alongside the tickets for the Gardens of Heligan, making a saving. I have to say I enjoyed the gardens more than the Eden Project! The gardens were huge, they're over 200 acres in total,...More

Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place, you can spend all day here.put your walking shoes on it wonderful.really good for all the family young and old,

Thank debbie_powlesland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely time exploring the gardens. Even though the weather was pretty bad there is cover to hide under. Kids enjoyed the run around. But feel this is over priced at £37 for two adults and two kids

Thank dt43420
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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!