How to get here

By train

Our nearby town of Falmouth is on a branch line from Truro. Take the First Great Western Train from Truro to Falmouth Town Station (24 minutes) From the station walk to the Moor, Falmouth TR11 3RB (About 17 minutes) 1. Head east toward Avenue Road 2. Turn left onto Avenue Road 3. At the roundabout turn left onto Arwenack Street which leads onto Church Street and then Market Street. 4. Turn left onto Killigrew Street 5. The street soon opens out to Falmouth Moor. Buses leave from just beyond the large paved area on the right. Catch a bus from The Moor to Glendurgan Garden TR11 5JZ (About 30 minutes) Service 35 from Falmouth to Helston (Direction Helford Passage) via Gweek and Constantine. Service run by First Travel. Bus drops off outside the entrance.

By road

From Truro (and North / East Cornwall) Join the A39 south-bound direction Falmouth from Truro. Follow the A39 all the way until you reach the Treliever Roundabout/A39. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Treliever Roundabout/A39 At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A39 At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Union Road At the roundabout, continue straight onto Union Corner From the roundabout follow the brown oak leaf signs to Glendurgan via Mawnan Smith. Glendurgan entrance is on the left ½ mile south-west of Mawnan Smith, on the road to Helford Passage. From Helston (and West Cornwall) Take the A394 from Helston. Once reaching the Treliever Roundabout/A39 take the 2nd exit onto the A39 and follow the directions from Truro at this point. Please note if using Sat nav from Helston it may take you on scenic back roads via Gweek, Constantine and Port Navas. These roads are very windy and narrow so check the settings on your sat nav if you’d like to avoid this type of driving.

Parking: All-day parking charge is £2 per vehicle and free to National Trust members. Gates locked at 5:30

Sat-Nav: Sat nav postcode TR11 5JZ

By foot

Take the Southwest coastal footpath from Falmouth (starting at the seafront at Gyllyngvase beach) to Durgan village. You can enter the bottom of the garden from the village. Total Distance 4.8 miles (7.74 kilometres) Time: 1hr 51 minutes

By ferry

There are no ferry services from Falmouth to Glendurgan. Access from the Lizard Peninsula by ferry from Helford village to Helford Passage. Take the Southwest coastal footpath from Helford Passage to Durgan village. You can enter the bottom of the garden from the village. Total Distance: 0.8 miles (1.29 kilometres) Time: 20 minutes

By bus

From Falmouth Catch a bus from The Moor to Glendurgan Garden TR11 5JZ (About 30mins) Service 35 from Falmouth to Helston (Direction Helford Passage) via Gweek and Constantine. Service run by First Travel. From Helston Catch a bus from Blue Anchor Inn, Coinagehall Street Helston to Glendurgan Garden (About 55 minutes) Service 35 from Helston to Falmouth run by First Travel Bus drops off outside the entrance.

By cycle

We’re ½ mile south-west of Mawnan Smith, on road to Helford Passage. Sustrans route. The entrance is on the left. You can park your bike in the racks by the garden entrance.

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