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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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Beautiful day out

We take our daughter here all the time and jave the best day out rain or shine. Always lots of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
herbiestupple
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Hard to find

Very difficult to find be careful you don’t get on a B road it’s a nightmare. Sign posting to site... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Malcolm S
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Workington, United Kingdom
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  • Average7%
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Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6EN, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We take our daughter here all the time and jave the best day out rain or shine. Always lots of events going on and lots for the children to see and do.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very difficult to find be careful you don’t get on a B road it’s a nightmare. Sign posting to site needs improvement without doubt. Good day out but again signposting on the walks are not good. Be prepared to walk on steep gradients. Good day...More

Thank Malcolm S
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely areas to walk,plenty to entertain all ages.Different flowers and trees to view through the different seasons.Things going on for the children through the different holiday times they have.Choice for eating,snacks or meals.

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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent day out... only thing that spoilt it was children from France going over some of rope bridges and trying to swing it making it a long wait for those trying to have a go before they rang round to have another go. However there...More

Thank Dawnier
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited while we were on holiday. We had been to the Eden project which was very impressive the previous day. However Heligan was no less impressive though in a slightly different way. Was easy to find with plenty of parking. It...More

Thank rprior871
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited here during half term week and although there was lots of activities on for children, we still found the place peaceful and relaxing. It is worth a few hours meandering around the different paths and the café and farm shop are well worth...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well worth the visit and the £14.50. Parking ample, and check-in easy. V nice spacious quiet cafe, and large shop. Walks well marked, a little steep in places. The home garden and flower gardens are a must. Beautiful Cornish pasties in the cafe. Wish we...More

Thank HuwandFlea
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here today with my partner and it was very interesting very big and very varied! Great sculptures and plants! The shop was good too well worth coming

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I didn't find anything of interest or anything unique. I travel to places because of the horticulture or gardens, and I was extremely bored by the Lost Gardens.

Thank UKMickeyMouse
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We started our visit with a walk through the walled vegetable garden and formal planting area. I wonder if they are short of volunteers because the beds looked a bit empty and we could lots of seedlings and modules which looked past their best in...More

Thank BazJackSalisbury
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Kerry B
18 June 2018|
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Response from Heligan G | Property representative |
We can expect up to 3000 people per day in the summer however due to the sheer size of the estate (200 acres) it never feels too busy and you'll always find your own little spot.
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sara g
8 May 2018|
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Response from Heligan G | Property representative |
Hi Cheryl, Dogs on a lead are more than welcome to join you on a visit to enjoy the gardens and estate. Most of the 13-acre Northern Gardens are accessible and there is full access to the Hide (the indoor heart of our... More
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Peter E
20 April 2018|
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Response from Heligan G | Property representative |
With over 200 acres to explore, we recommend setting aside between three and four hours to get a really good taste of the gardens and estate. You could easily spend a full day here though.
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