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Trewidden Garden

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Address: Trewidden Buryas Bridge | Newlyn, Penzance TR20 8TT, England
Phone Number: +44 1736 363021
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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 September 2016
harrysafari
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Penzance, United Kingdom
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Penzance, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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7 Thank AngiePetkovic
Sandy, United Kingdom
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528 reviews
276 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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colchester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!!!

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

What an amazing garden! It's so natural it's like being in the wild. You follow the trail round which is numbered so you see certain things, and you don't get lost! I really want to return in spring when all the plants would be in flower, camellias, azaleas etc. Peanuts to get in, free parking and great staff who really... More 

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Milton Keynes
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178 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We went to Trewidden at the wrong time of year. All of the flowering shrubs and trees had finished and we were looking at the more unusual trees and landscape.The route and signage was good but didn't quite have the appeal of more sculptured gardens. This is quite wild and unkept but no doubt has a charm.

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Manningtree, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

This is located near lands end. It is a large garden full of ferns magnolias camellias in a mature woodlands. We brought our two dogs with us and they were made very welcome. The walled gardens were very colourful and there were ferns planted in old surface tin mines. We had a lunch we both had baked potatoes with ham... More 

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Thank Anne R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

A really nice walk around the grounds, it's easy to follow the numbers around the path so you don't get lost but you can make your own way and just use the numbers as a reference if you get lost. It was nice and peaceful when we visited and managed to get a push chair around but some paths are... More 

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Mid Wales
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Recently went for a glorious afternoon at the Gardens. They are beautiful and very interesting. Take the Guide offered and follow their suggested route as that way you see it at it's best. The staff are really friendly and helpful. Finished our Tour with a cream tea at their Cafe and my wife said it was the best cream tea... More 

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