Gardens in Cornwall

Cornwall is not only home to far stretching dramatic coastline and countryside, but also a number of beautiful and historic gardens. Across this ancient land are a number of gardens rooted in history. Here is a list of the best gardens to visit in Cornwall, all year around

Family walking in the woodland at Box Hill, Surrey

Which places are open and what you need to know before you visit 

We’ve opened more than 135 gardens and parks in England, Wales and Northern Ireland through advanced booking. Tickets are released on Friday for the following week. More than 200 coast and countryside car parks are open across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Read this article to find out what's open and what to expect from your visit.

Snowdrops and cyclamen on the kayling lawn at Trerice

Spring in the Trerice garden

Snowdrops, cyclamen, daffodils and tulips - bold colours of spring are starting to bloom at Trerice.

Visitor in the garden in summer at Cotehele, Cornwall.

Summer in Cotehele garden

The garden at Cotehele covers 14 acres and is filled with colour and beauty in summer.

Lanhydrock spring flowers

Spring in Lanhydrock's garden

A garden for all seasons, there's something blooming at Lanhydrock at all times of the year. The milder weather has returned to Cornwall and the garden is full of the promise of spring.

Visitors bridge Glendurgan jungle

Exploring the valley garden 

A beautiful and intriguing blend of exotic and native plants are tucked into three sheltered valleys leading down to the Helford River. Please be aware that to observe social distancing measures there is a one way system in place with steps and steep slopes. The maze remains closed.

Rhododendron loderi in bloom

Spring blooms at Trengwainton Garden

Spring is bursting out in the garden; come and see the stars of the show.

White magnolias in the foreground with the Mandalay bell in the background in the garden at Antony

Spring in the garden at Antony

A garden coming to life this spring with pear blossom, daffodils, primroses, wisteria, mimosa, rhododendrons & more.

Hemerocallis 'Morocco Red' growing in the borders of Trelissick garden, Cornwall

Explore the garden at Trelissick

The garden is currently partially open with a one-way system in place to help maintain social distancing and keep everyone safe.

Herbaceous borders and box hedges in the sunshine at Godolphin

Summer at Godolphin

Summer at Godolphin means picnics in the orchard, barefoot walking, challenging your friends and family to sport activities and exploring the garden full of colour, height and scent.