The gardens at Caerhays are a springtime wonderland for visitors. The 120 acre woodland gardens are English Heritage Listed Grade II and holders of a National Magnolia Collection and the original home of the world famous x williamsii camellias, Caerhays still has many original plants collected in China by the intrepid plant hunters in the early 1900’s which grow happily alongside more modern hybrids bred by the Williams family.
The Gardens are open from mid February to mid June
7 days a week 10.00 to 5pm (last admission 4pm)
Gardens open for group bookings only from June to the end of August.
Adults £8.00, Seniors £7.00, Children 5-16 £4, Children under 5 Free.
2 for 1 entry available to CGS members
Dogs welcome on leads.
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.
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Appointed by Christopher Lloyd in 1993 as Head Gardener of Great Dixter, Fergus continues to keep the garden constantly changing throughout the season by trying out new plants and plant combinations. He believes in passing on his knowledge through national and international student and volunteer programmes at Dixter, and through the lectures he gives across the world every year. Fergus is keen on plant communities in the wild and especially plants that are native to Turkey. In 2008, he was awarded the RHS Associate of Honour and in 2015, the Veitch Memorial Medal for outstanding contribution to the practice of horticulture