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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

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Magical, mysterious and majestic

Beautifully restored gardens. Love the Jungle garden and rope bridge, Maid in the Mud and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jo C
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
illuminated gardens of heligan

lovely evening in the gardens at Heligan. The lights were lovely and the ambience. Nice for a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Katrina m
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Heligan is one of the most mysterious estates in England. Lost to the brambles of time since the outbreak of WW1, this Sleeping Beauty was re-awakened in 1990 to become Europe’s largest garden restoration project. Today Heligan’s 200 acres are a...more
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The Lost Gardens of Heligan The LOST GARDENS, Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6EN, England
+44 1726 845100
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautifully restored gardens. Love the Jungle garden and rope bridge, Maid in the Mud and the overall experience. We went in winter but you can imagine how amazing the gardens would look in summer in flower. A really enjoyable day out.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jo C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

lovely evening in the gardens at Heligan. The lights were lovely and the ambience. Nice for a first festive visit. Ideal for wheelchair users and the foid and shop and staff were lovely. Worth a visit

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit for all the family. So many different aspects, from historical to the world of nature. Wonderful walks along the meandering paths.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Malcolm T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Heligan is a lovely place cant fault it......the staff are friendly and very very helpful.....BUT....we went to the Heligan at night exhibition and it was an absolute waste of money.......it was late starting .......we were directed down through the gardens by strings of fairy lights...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Louise R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic weekend spent at Heligan as a trader at The Heligan Christmas market and a great opportunity to explore Heligan for the first time. Great food in the Heligan kitchen all locally sourced produce supporting local suppliers, lovely fresh coffee, great service and some stunning...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not quite what we were expecting, the kids adventure area was closed and there wasn't to much to see except some characters in the woods, quite a bit of walking and some steep hills, it was nice and peaceful (that was the best part) and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great visit with our dog. Staff could not be more helpful. Every gardner we met, and there were many, all smiled and greeted us. Happy to chat and take time to make us welcome. Walks and gardens were great and the shop has plenty to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the estate. Sprawling arching spreading... from productive gardens to the jungles, from the historic grounds to the wooded sculptures, from its heartbreaking history to the heartwarming story of restoration ... captivating. And the staff and gardeners are passionate about what they do and care...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chandininambiar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice place with unusual plants and features like The mud maid. The jungle is a must see. The robe bridge is fun for kids.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank marcobR7857WL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Self wife and dog visited mid November . Sunny dry but cold.We had dog with us on holiday and went knowing that dogs were allowed on leads.Very quiet and we thought expensive We have limited knowledge of plants and trees and were disappointed that they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gary C
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12 September 2018|
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Response from Deborah S | Reviewed this property |
The garden area near to the entrance, there is a lot to see and you don't have to go all the way round as you can visit any of the area's separately. I don't know of any other offers, but if you look on their website you may... More
24 July 2018|
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Response from Heligan G | Property representative |
Although there are no specific two for one offers or discount codes, if you’re visiting the Eden Project too, there’s the option of buying discounted joint tickets from their website. We hope to see you soon.
Susan D
17 July 2018|
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Response from Steveemma7 | Reviewed this property |
It’s on the website under menu Opening hours and prices Adults £14.50 each Children 5-17 £6.50 each