Trengwainton Garden

Important notice -

Trengwainton is now closed for the winter. We look forward to seeing you in February.

Sheltered garden bursting with exotic trees and shrubs

Trengwainton Garden

Things to see and do

Trengwainton Garden

Our work

Details of three portraits

Addressing our histories of colonialism and historic slavery 

Trengwainton Garden, along with a number of other places and collections in our care, deals with contentious political histories. Learn more about what we are doing to be inclusive in our work and acknowledge the impact and legacies of colonialism.

Trengwainton Garden

History

Overview of the Walled Kitchen Garden at Trengwainton, Cornwall

Sir Rose Price, Trengwainton and Jamaica 

Before Trengwainton came into the ownership of the Bolitho family in 1867, it was owned by Rose Price, a Cornish magistrate and descendant of a Cornish-Jamaican plantation-owning family. Learn more about the early history of Trengwainton and the owner responsible for its transformation from a modest farmhouse to a landed estate.