Official Tourist Board Guide

From small cottage gardens to large formal estates, dramatic ravine gardens to fine herbaceous borders, fro old neglected and rescued gardens to new planting projectss. Cornwall really does have it all.

Cornwall is often described as the 'garden capital of the world' as the lush vegetation and colour give garden lovers a feast for the eyes all year round.

Whether you are a serious horticulturalist, specialist gardener, enthusiastic amateur, holidaymaker or a day-tripper, Cornwall's magnificent gardens can show you everything from wild woodland to neatly manicured lawns, the small and unusual, those with eccentric features, to the large and famous – whose plants, flowers, palms and trees thrive in Cornwall’s mild coastal climate.50 glorious gardens to visit Enjoying the warmth of the Gulf Stream, the magical gardens in Cornwall are home to a wealth of exciting, rare and beautiful plants and trees, from wild woodland to neatly manicured lawns, from the small and unusual to large and famous. Browse through listings representing the best Cornwall has to offer. Use the left-hand filters to refine your search and help you find exactly what you're looking for.


Lanterns
Mylor, near Falmouth

Lanterns garden has a mature, lush, tranquillity. It is packed with interesting streamside and dry plantings and established unusual trees and shrubs. A magical sheltered jungle of colour and fragrance.

 

Port Eliot House and Garden
St Germans, near Saltash

A perfect outing for the family where children love to run free on the lawns. Wander amidst rhododendrons and camellias; get lost in the maze, picnic on the award winning Best Picnic Spot. One of the most beautiful places in Cornwall.


Caerhays Castle and Gardens
St. Austell

Caerhays Castle and Gardens is located in a sheltered valley overlooking Porthluney Cove on the south Cornish coast.

 

Trewithen House and Gardens
Truro

From champion trees to rare shrubs, from a wildflower meadow to woodland glades, exotic fern collections and tree top viewing platforms, it would be hard to find anywhere more beautiful or more intriguing than Trewithen's deservedly famous garden.

 

Penberth Gardens
Penzance

An unusual and spectacular 5 acre garden situated in a rocky valley leading down to the sea. The garden has an array of camellias, azaleas and other shrubs planted amidst huge natural boulders and a tumbling stream and bog garden.

Hotels City Rating

Swiss Court Guest House Keswick  4 stars

Keswick (Cumbria)

Athena London  3 stars

London Good

St Paul Hotel London  4 stars

London Superb

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Nottingham Very good

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Harrow Good

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Nottingham Very good

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Rye Superb

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Tetbury Fabulous

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Rye Fabulous

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London Very good

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London Very good

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London Fabulous

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Wigan

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London Very good

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London Fabulous

London Town  3 stars

London Very good

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London Fabulous

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London Fabulous

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East Grinstead Superb

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London Superb

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London Fabulous

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North Curry

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London Fabulous

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Windsor Superb

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Newcastle upon Tyne Very good

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Hounslow Fabulous

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London Fabulous

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Oxford Fabulous

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London Very good

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London Superb

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London Fabulous

The Montague On The Gardens London  4 stars

London Superb

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Morpeth Very good

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London Superb

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Bonnyrigg

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Turnberry

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London Superb

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St Austell

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Wishaw (North Lanarkshire) Good

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London Fabulous

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London Superb

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Cardigan Guest rating

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Yeovil

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London Superb

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London Very good

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London Good

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Bristol Fabulous

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London Very good

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London Fabulous

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Bristol Very good

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London Fabulous

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Pitlochry Superb

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York

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Stratford-upon-Avon Superb

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London Fabulous

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Liverpool Superb

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London Exceptional

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London Very good

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Windsor Fabulous

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London Very good

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London Very good

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Dumbarton

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Durham Guest rating

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London Superb

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London Superb

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Ross-on-Wye Very good

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London Fabulous

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Ballygally (Larne) Superb

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London Fabulous

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London Fabulous

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Cambridge

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London Fabulous

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London Fabulous

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Much Wenlock

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Selby Very good

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London Fabulous

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London Superb

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Beckermet

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Bishops Lydeard Very good

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London Fabulous

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London Fabulous

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London Good

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London Fabulous

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Carnforth Fabulous

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London Fabulous

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Ely

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London Superb

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London Very good

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London Fabulous

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London Fabulous

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Newcastle (Down)

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East Grinstead Superb

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London Very good

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Birmingham Superb

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Poole Very good

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London Fabulous

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Edinburgh Fabulous

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Liverpool Superb

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Cirencester Fabulous

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Hillingdon Superb

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London Superb

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London Fabulous

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London Fabulous

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Manchester Fabulous

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Aldeburgh Superb

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Marlow (Buckinghamshire) Fabulous

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London Fabulous

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London Very good

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Penzance Exceptional

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Torquay

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London Fabulous

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Edinburgh Fabulous

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Minehead

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Edinburgh Fabulous

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London Fabulous

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Birmingham Fabulous

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Hillingdon Fabulous

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Londonderry Superb

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London

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Bournemouth Very good

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London Superb

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Hook (Hampshire) Very good

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Belfast Fabulous

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Edinburgh

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London Fabulous

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Manchester Fabulous

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Long Compton

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Tamworth Superb

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Hillingdon Fabulous

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London Superb

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London Very good

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Norwich

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London Fabulous

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London Fabulous

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London Very good

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Stock

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Edinburgh Fabulous

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Shedfield Fabulous

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London Fabulous

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London Superb

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Glasgow Fabulous

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Skipton

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Hounslow Fabulous

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Hillingdon Fabulous

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Edinburgh Very good

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London Fabulous

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Edinburgh Fabulous

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Carlisle (Cumbria)

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London Superb

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London Superb

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Ballachulish Very good

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London Very good

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London Guest rating

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London Fabulous

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Birmingham Very good

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Inverness Superb

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Edinburgh Fabulous

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Edinburgh Superb

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London Very good

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Tetbury Superb

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Luss Superb

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London Very good

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London Fabulous

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London Good

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London Superb

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London Guest rating

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Burnham Market

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London Very good

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London Very good

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Glasgow Very good

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Cardiff Fabulous

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Oxford Superb

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Edinburgh Fabulous

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Chipping Campden Very good

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London Fabulous

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London Fabulous

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London Very good

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London Fabulous

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Edinburgh Fabulous