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Poppy Cottage Garden

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Address: Ruan High Lanes, Truro TR2 5JR, England
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+44 1872 501411
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Today
12:30 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 12:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Poppy Cottage Garden is an inspirational plantsman’s garden set within the...

Poppy Cottage Garden is an inspirational plantsman’s garden set within the Roseland Heritage Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Just under an acre laid out as garden rooms with themed borders and an abundance of herbaceous plants, shrubs, trees and bulbs. Please check our website or Facebook for opening times.

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Nice garden

This is at the side of if a very busy road but it is very peaceful inside. Lovely chickens and ducks. Some nice sculptures and nice flowers. It is only small so doesn't take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bargainsavvy
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Preston, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is at the side of if a very busy road but it is very peaceful inside. Lovely chickens and ducks. Some nice sculptures and nice flowers. It is only small so doesn't take long to go round. Could do with some more sculptures I think.

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Thank bargainsavvy
Jho3446, Owner at Poppy Cottage Garden, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and we're pleased you found it so peaceful inside! Cheers, Josh More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you drive by wondering what Poppy Cottage Garden has to offer, stop, park, go have a look! It's a hidden gem. Not huge but well stocked. We've visited for years and went again yesterday and met the new owner. Just as lovely as before, and my, the sun shone for us. Lots of 'rooms' to sit and watch the... More 

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1 Thank Sue B
Jho3446, Owner at Poppy Cottage Garden, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review, we're glad the sun shone for your visit so you could enjoy your tasty cream tea. It's great to meet and talk to regular visitors - let us know when you're coming back and you can grab one of our new season passes. Thank you. More 

Sandwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Poppy Cottage has recently changed hands so as longstanding fans we were keen to meet the new owners. It is such a special gem of a garden and we are sure it is still in good hands. Wishing them good luck and much success.

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1 Thank k8ekc
Jho3446, Owner at Poppy Cottage Garden, responded to this review

Thanks for your review - we're proud to be the new custodians of the lovely garden and it's great to meet the longstanding fans who love it as much as we do! More 

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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Special little gem. Wander round the pretty garden. Let your little ones hunt for chicken and duck eggs. Buy some plants. Drink tea. Hide out in the conservatory. Snuggle on a swing seat. We've been visiting for years but my girls still love now. Just wish they had slightly more interesting cake, maybe cream teas.

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Thank Victoria T
Jho3446, Manager at Poppy Cottage Garden, responded to this review

Thanks - glad you enjoyed your time here. Guess what - we now do Cream Teas! Cheers, Josh More 

Truro, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Unexpected, always interesting, compact yet stunning with very knowledgeable expertise from its creator. Some plants for sale and a lovely home made refreshments area for relaxation.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Regrettably this garden has now closed and is up for sale - it was a little out of the way on the Roseland peninsula but that was not the reason for its closure

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Jho3446, Owner at Poppy Cottage Garden, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer - thanks for the review. The garden is now under new ownership and is open again as of Easter 2017. Cheers, Josh. More 

Gillingham, Kent
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Well tended and thoughtfully planted garden, nearly twenty years of hard work by Tina and Dave. Colour mix is fantastic and heights are so carefully planned - and not a weed in sight. Sadly Tina and Dave have parted so the house and garden is for sale and I hope that the eventual buyer will continue to run the business... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Beautiful private gardens, enjoyed by us all (aged 11, 58 and 79). Wonderful colours, very vibrant. Car parking spaces on the grass verge opposite the garden for about 12 cars. Took loads of photos.

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Thank Mike G
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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395 reviews
168 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Tuesday 14 June 16, We then took our friend Rosa to visit ‘Poppy Cottage’ garden at Ruan High Lanes situated in the heart of the beautiful Roseland Peninsula. Poppy Cottage Garden covers an acre full of colour with all year round interest. Planted as a series of rooms which are small gardens in themselves, it is brimming with bulbs, herbaceous... More 

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Thank Carol B
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66 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful place, welcomed into private garden, £4 entrance fee well worth a visit, lovely owner happy to chat and give advice

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Thank Niki M

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