Gardens and parks in Cornwall
Cornwall is well known for dramatic coastlines and countryside, but it also has a number of beautiful and historic gardens and parks. Discover colour and interest at hidden gems across Cornwall with your family.
As the days grow shorter and the leaves start to turn, take a stroll around a garden we care for in Cornwall and appreciate the beauty of the season.
Discover peaceful lawns and tranquil orchard spaces in the garden. Stop for far-reaching maritime views at this green lookout point high above the River Fal estuary.
Take a stroll around the 5.5 hectares of Cotehele's garden where you’ll discover terraced herbaceous borders, a lily pond as well as a medieval stewpond and dovecote.
Godolphin’s garden paths provide a natural space that’s rich in history. Find out how the garden provides a home to the native Cornish bee. Explore the orchard, side garden paddock and King’s Garden.
From beautiful blooms to bountiful harvests, the gardens at Buckland Abbey are full of colour and seasonal interest. Soak up the history of this special place as you admire the planting, or simply enjoy the peace and tranquillity as you sit a while on one of the benches.
Explore a garden full of seasonal bursts of colour and scents to fill the senses at Saltram, with views across the River Plym and garden walks.
Take a gentle walk and explore parkland and historic country estates in Cornwall this summer.
There are lots of things to look out for while exploring the outdoors, from a wide variety of wildlife species to the hidden history of the Lanhydrock estate. Here, we round up some of the things you can expect to see.
Visit the estate for walks with far reaching views. An abundance of wildlife fills the air with sounds at this green haven in Cornwall.
There's lots to discover at the Cotehele estate. Miles of pathways lead you through ancient woodland, past a historic chapel, and to an important Victorian quay.
Discover the countryside and find out how a herd of cows can help butterflies to thrive. Take walks with far reaching views across the Cornish coast and discover local legend in this ancient landscape.
The open spaces at Penrose are ideal to explore. Walk through the parkland or take the family on an adventure in the woods.
The garden at Lanhydrock is a must for people who love plants, stunning views and a place to relax. Read more about what to expect when you visit.
Glendurgan is home to a beautiful mix of exotic and native plants, as well as peaceful orchards and a 19th-century maze that has puzzled visitors for decades.
Sheltered garden bursting with exotic trees and shrubs
The Repton-designed landscape at Antony offers sweeping views over the River Lynher, a formal garden full of surprises including intriguing sculptures and magnificent trees.