Things to see & do

Valleys, puzzles, exotics and a lovely beach

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What's on

From special tours to family events and changes in the seasons, there are lots of reasons to visit Glendurgan throughout the spring, summer and autumn.

For families

Glendurgan was created by Alfred and Sarah Fox as a 'small peace [sic] of heaven on earth'. They were sure to create many features to entertain their family of twelve children.

Don't miss

  • The incredible view from the top of the garden to the Helford River
  • Enormous leaves of giant rhubarb unfurling
  • The peace and quiet interspersed with birdsong and babbling brooks
  • A mix of beautiful and curious flowers in the entrance borders
  • The boat seat at the top of the valley

50 things to do before you're 11¾

  • Sign up to our special website by clicking the link on the right
  • From rockpooling to listening for birdsong, there's lots to do here
  • Take inspiration from your visit and do more fun stuff at home
  • Get tips, rewards and games from the 50 things website
  • Pick up a new scrapbook of ideas