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Eating and shopping at Trengwainton Garden

Interior of the café at Trengwainton Garden, Cornwall, with tables, chairs and a serving counter.
The café at Trengwainton | © National Trust/Marina Rule

Whether you’re finding refreshment in the garden café or inspiration for the perfect souvenir in the National Trust shop, eating and shopping at Trengwainton is a world away from the hustle and bustle of the high street. There's also a plant centre and second-hand bookshop for added choice. Find out more about what's on offer across these outlets.

Eating at Trengwainton

Situated in its own walled garden, the café serves hot and cold drinks and light meals including soup, one pot stews, jacket potatoes, sandwiches and savoury pastries. For those with a sweet tooth we also have a delicious range of cakes and of course, Cornish cream teas.

Allergen information

We've sweet and savoury gluten-free options, but we can’t guarantee that any of our food and drink products are completely allergen free. If you have an allergy or intolerance and would like ingredient information about the food and drink served, please ask a member of staff who will be happy to help.

Always check when you visit

Visited before? We sometimes change our recipes to improve quality and flavour, including the ingredients. When you visit, please speak to one of our team to check the current allergen information for your favourite dish.

Thank you

Every cuppa or tasty treat you buy helps us to continue looking after places for everyone to enjoy.

Shop interior at Trengwainton Garden Cornwall, with log burner in the foreground and shelving covered in goods for sale
The shop at Trengwainton | © National Trust/Marina Rule

Shopping at Trengwainton

The National Trust shop

From artisan treats to pocket-money purchases, there’s a wide range of gift ideas and souvenirs to choose from in the National Trust shop, including locally made products.

The plant centre

If you're feeling enthusiastic after visiting the garden, why not take home a living memory? The plant centre stocks a wide range of peat-free, Trengwainton-inspired plants, as well as ornaments for the garden and tools to help with your green-fingered exploits.

The second-hand bookshop

Located in the former head gardener’s cottage in the walled garden, the second-hand bookshop offers titles on a wide range of subjects. Remember, every book you buy helps to fund our conservation work in the garden. In 2023 we were able to replace a smelly, noisy petrol mower with an electric one thanks in part to funds raised from book sales, helping us towards our goal of carbon net zero as an organisation by 2030. In 2024 those funds will be used to replace a bridge over the stream near the bottom of the garden.

Thank you

It is through your purchases and support that we are able to continue to care for nature, beauty and history for everyone, for ever.

Pink azaleas and rhododendron surrounding a wooden bridge at Trengwainton Garden

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