Thanks to the globe-trotting adventures of the 1920s plant hunters, Trengwainton is home to many plants which flowered here for the first time outside their original habitat. Award-winning magnolias and rhododendrons are still nurtured by those with a passion for plants, and sub-tropical species from around the world thrive in the shelter of the walled gardens, including a kitchen garden built to the dimensions of Noah's Ark. Winding, wooded paths follow a half-mile incline to sea views across Mounts Bay, and the descent via the drive is bordered by a colourful stream garden and open meadows.
Facilities – at a glance
- Suitable for children of all ages
- Parking onsite
- Facilities: 2 manual wheelchairs and 1 electric tramper available, must be pre-booked
- Accessible toilets
- Opening Times: Open 11 Feb-28 Oct, Sun-Thu 10.30-5. Also open Good Fri
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