LANHYDROCK, CORNWALL & ISLES OF SCILLY
Part-Jacobean, part-Victorian building that gives a vivid picture of life in Victorian times. The 'below stairs' sections has a huge kitchen, larders, dairy, bakehouse, cellars, and servants' quarters. The long gallery has a moulded ceiling showing Old Testament scenes, and overlooks the formal gardens with their clipped yews and bronze urns. The higher garden, famed for its magnolias and rhododendrons, climbs the hillside behind the house. The estate is well worth exploring too, with ancient woodlands and tranquil riverside paths. There are also off-road cycle trails, with special routes for families and novice riders, and you can even hire a bike to make the most of this opportunity. Photo credits: all images courtesy National Trust.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
- Parking onsite
- Parking nearby
- Fully accessible
- Facilities: Lift, self drive buggy pre-book, wheelchairs
- Accessible toilets
- Opening Times: House open Mar & Oct daily 11-5; Apr-Sep 11-5.30. Gardens open all year, daily 10-6
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Discover CORNWALL & ISLES OF SCILLY
Cornwall has just about everything – wild moorland landscapes, glorious river valley scenery, picturesque villages and miles of breathtaking coastline. With more than 80 surfing spots, there are plenty of sporting enthusiasts who also make their way here to enjoy wave-surfing, kite surfing and blokarting.
In recent years, new or restored visitor attractions have attracted even more visitors to the region; the Eden Project is famous for its giant geodesic domes housing exotic plants from different parts of the globe, while nearby the Lost Gardens of Heligan has impressive kitchen gardens and a wildlife hide.
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