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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

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Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6EN, England
+44 1726 845100
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Dog Walk

A nice quiet walk with the dog. It is sad they have to be kept on a lead as I did not pass a soul... read more

Reviewed yesterday
St Austell, United Kingdom
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Charity day

We arrived at heligan , staff very friendly, it was one of the charity days, place was very busy... read more

Reviewed yesterday
St Austell, United Kingdom
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Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6EN, England
+44 1726 845100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A nice quiet walk with the dog. It is sad they have to be kept on a lead as I did not pass a soul in my walk around the gardens. Admittedly the weather was damp and windy but the dog and I saw snowdrops...More

Thank stevetton
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrived at heligan , staff very friendly, it was one of the charity days, place was very busy. My husband and I had a good walk round till the rain started! We then went to the cafe which was very busy, tables were at...More

Thank tiggerruth
Reviewed yesterday

I have been here a few times with teens and later as a couple on local passes. It is well worth a visit, lovely walks easy or strenuous.

Thank veronica p
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing place to visit!! Is a wood walk with some lovely sculptures, it’s a farm with some animals, it’s a lovely picnic area to rest and try best Cornish pastries I have ever eaten, is a funny kids play area, is a beautiful garden and...More

Thank Oksana1512
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a combination Eden project and Heligan gardens ticket. Fantastic value for money. We spent many hours wandering through the various gardens, and exclaiming about the treasures we found. The ferns, the pineapples, the rope bridge, the insect hotel-all were a joy. Topped off...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went back to the Lost Gardens for the Heligan by Night light show, which involved a light artist illuminating the plants and trees. It was absolutely lovely. Although it rained practically the whole time, we hardly noticed. The trees were beautiful, and the times...More

Thank jackrobson97
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved to see the giant ferns and jungle part - you could see a lot of hard work had gone into the restoration and continual maintenance. Big place with lots of land to explore / things to see. Can imagine it's different throughout the year...More

Thank cornishdefenseleague
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

spent an afternoon in these gardens and wished that we had more time. such a lovely place, peaceful and full of history and real life stories. We would definitely make the journey back again.

Thank Rebecca T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed visiting this place, a lovely day out walking in the woodland, through the large jurassic planting areas, across a wobbly rope bridge, open fields with views over the land, many seating areas and large play areas and tree swings. There is a...More

1  Thank Bridgette M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have a locals pass with my family and we go to heligan quite a bit for a walk around. The gardens are great and well worth a trip but food prices are bad. Forget the cafe as it beyond a joke for food prices...More

Thank Adam M
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karen c
16 January 2018|
Response from Heligan G | Property representative |
Hi Karen Our adult price is £14.50, Children (5 - 17) are £6.50 and under 5’s go free. A family ticket (2 adults & up to 3 children) is £37.50. We hope that this helps and look forward to seeing you soon.
Vanessa S
8 November 2017|
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Response from Jenny A | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are welcome but must stay on a lead.
Sharon M
27 August 2017|
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Response from Heligan G | Property representative |
Hi Sharon There is indeed. As you enter our car park, please follow the directional signage which will direct you to our motorhome and caravan parking. Hope to see you soon.