Cornwall has an amazing variety of gardens to visit - from the historic Great Gardens to smaller 'hidden gems' that open only occasionally for charity. Scroll down the page and take your pick or click on the links below.
For information on NGS gardens in Cornwall go to www.ngs.org.uk and select the Cornwall page
For a some more gardens in Cornwall click here
See also gardens open for the Cornwall Wildlife Trust and Cornwall Hospice. There are links on their Home pages.
Superb subtropical garden, with special interest for families
Lose yourself in the three valleys of Glendurgan Garden - full of fun, natural beauty and amazing plants.
Cornwall’s best kept secret
Spring at Eden
Lanhydrock Garden is full of colour all year.
Potager Garden and Glasshouse Café
Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10am - 5pm from March to December
East Meets West
Gardens open for charity this month
A 3 acre colourful award winning garden set in a secluded valley
For a list of some gardens in Cornwall click here
Our members have some truly beautiful and interesting gardens. Take a look to see some of the wonderful things growing.
You can take out CGS membership as an individual or as a family and there are lots of benefits.
Pendower House is a Georgian rectory. Roger Lamb will guide us through its formal herbaceous terrace, cottage garden and orchards to reveal ponds, streams and a 19th century shrub garden.
In contrast, the country garden created by Sue and Roger Paine at Gardens Cottage is relatively new. With imaginative use of colour and planting, and year-round interest, it incorporates a formal garden, long borders, a courtyard garden and a productive kitchen/cutting garden.
To download a booking form for this self-drive visit, please click here.
At Bickham House, we will discover seven acres of colour co-ordinated borders, mature trees, a fernery and a water garden. There is a formal parterre complete with lily pond and a walled garden full of vegetables and flowers. A palm tree avenue leads to a summerhouse.
Cadhay Garden provides a tranquil setting for the magnificent Elizabethan manor house built in 1550, a tour of which is an option. Full of colour, the garden includes a 120ft herbaceous bed planted with cottage garden plants. There are clematis, roses and lilies as well as two medieval fishponds. The walled garden has been transformed into allotments.
To download a booking form for this day trip, please click here.