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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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Good day but hugely overpriced.

We were lucky enough to go in on a discount voucher. With four adults to pay for, it would have... read more

Reviewed yesterday
FinMcDin
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
Magical

This is the original garden from the creator of the Eden Project, Tim Smit. The garden at Helligan... read more

Reviewed yesterday
giovanni579
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London, United Kingdom
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Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6EN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We were lucky enough to go in on a discount voucher. With four adults to pay for, it would have cost us just about £60 without the voucher. Had we paid that we would have been very diasapointed. We did have a good day and...More

Thank FinMcDin
Reviewed yesterday

This is the original garden from the creator of the Eden Project, Tim Smit. The garden at Helligan dates from the 18th Century, and was expanded in the 19th. It fell into disrepair in the 20th Century (the website describes these as the "Lost Years")...More

Thank giovanni579
Reviewed yesterday

Visited this beautiful place mid September expecting it to be a bit forlorn in flower and foliage, was I wrong! From the entrance to the exit there was colour, texture and surprise. You need a few hours put aside as there is a lot of...More

Thank Sharwood22
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Lost Gardens of Heligan offer a really interesting peak into the past, of a once great estate that has been rescued from ruin and now offers acres of land, forest and walks for visitors to explore. The Jungle and the Walled Garden are my...More

Thank garandcat
Reviewed 2 days ago

I loved this , the whole story and its resurrection is amazing, we walked round the whole thing and were so impressed that I feel it beats Eden for an experience. Really good value for money and a fantastic day out. We were extremely lucky...More

Thank Wrongsideofforty
Reviewed 3 days ago

Have always wanted to visit but have never got round to it till this week. While it is a bit expensive I think it's well worth it as you could easily spend all day here. The gardens with all their hidden paths are fascinating and...More

Thank daintyriches
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely gardens. The formal kitchen gardens beautifully kept and interesting. Walks through grounds a bit muddy and slippery in places.

Thank Sacredcow
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Lost Gardens of Heligan were one of the reasons we visited Cornwall. We left our visit until our last day in the hope the weather would improve. In the end it was showery, but we made the best of it. September is clearly not...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Some splendid walks through the Jungle and Lost Valley with lots more to see. Very good for children who will like the scale of the plants and the livestock. The formal gardens are also great to look at for flower buffs to see what they...More

Thank Sybil_Fawlty
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wanted to go here for ages and was not disappointed. Loved the walled vegetable garden, cold frames and old potting sheds. Pity we had heavy rain but still managed to see most things. Would be better on a fine day as almost all out of...More

Thank Judy H
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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.
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549therese
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!
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549therese
17 July 2017|
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Response from Nothard2please46 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but only with well-behaved owners! Look on their web site for their policy on dogs.
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