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Trewidden Garden

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Address: Trewidden Buryas Bridge | Newlyn, Penzance TR20 8TT, England
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Pleasant walks through a variety of trees and flowering shrubs.

This is very well planned garden,the visitors map given on entry,,helps to pont out the various specimens as well as guiding you around the vast area of plants and trees.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alison M
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is very well planned garden,the visitors map given on entry,,helps to pont out the various specimens as well as guiding you around the vast area of plants and trees.

2 Thank Alison M
Penzance, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are friendly and as locals suggested we took the annual pass as was less than the price of 2 visits! The garden contains some remarkable plants, trees and shrubs. A good walk around the gardens with lots to see. I won't spoil it but you have to go! Didn't have time to try the coffee shop on this... More 

2 Thank Patrick W
Oxford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We've been to many gardens in Cornwall but had somehow never got round to this one until this holiday. What a wonderful place it turned out to be - quite magical - it was truly lovely. Our son (who has Autism) is a bit of an expert on tropical plants and was overjoyed to see the 'Jelly Palm' which apparently... More 

4 Thank Frida A
Malvern, England
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107 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The approach to the garden along a lovely floral drive leads you to a neat car park and a very pleasant reception building. The staff are so helpful - but what is really special is the guided walk map you are given with the gardener's monthly notes. The route is wonderful as it systematically leads you to every corner of... More 

3 Thank thewellcomegroup
London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Visited at the end of February yet there was much to see. The large dell containing tree ferns is very special, quite haunting. Lots of camellias, rhododendrons. Following the numbered map is advisable otherwise you will miss areas. And there was a friendly welcome in the café. The entry cost was better than most comparably sized gardens.

3 Thank Ken M
Penzance, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Visited for the first time this year despite the fact it is only 5 minutes from where we live. So impressed with the relaxed quiet atmosphere around the gardens and the wide variety of plants/trees that thrive in this idyllic location. Café also produces good food even if the menu is a bit limited.

9 Thank harrysafari
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Stopped during a wet and windy day and managed a look round between the storms. Very pleasant time, interesting history and well tended. We stopped for lunch with what seemed a very ordinary menu but the food was far from ordinary, well presented, very tasty and well presented with lots of choice even if the descriptions didn't convey that.

10 Thank AngiePetkovic
Sandy, United Kingdom
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653 reviews
379 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78,753 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We visited Trewidden Garden, just two miles west of Penzance. The gardens were established by the Bolitho family in the 19th century and they still own the gardens today. On arrival, we were given a map by a very pleasant lady, who told us they recommend a route for visitors with numbered signposts (1 to 30) which we found quite... More 

35 Thank Sandygranny
Kent, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing cream tea, both savoury and sweet options were delicious. I would recommend the spicy red onion and tomato chutney with cream cheese. Very friendly and great service by the young man, welcoming and informative. Would definitely return!

3 Thank Matt W
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45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Just had the most delicious gluten free coconut and raspberry cake and tea ever served and by the most charming young gentleman ever!!!

2 Thank gardening-diva

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