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Poppy Cottage Garden

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A gardener's garden

A well-laid out, intimate garden full of unusual plants you don't often see and some lovely... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
SJ0090
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Bristol, United Kingdom
A real treasure!

I took a group of 26 to this garden. Organising the visit and payment was easy, coffee and home... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
mhanc0ck
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Clent, United Kingdom
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Poppy Cottage Garden is an inspirational plantsman’s garden set within the Roseland Heritage Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Just under an acre laid out as garden rooms with themed borders and an abundance of herbaceous plants, shrubs...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Ruan High Lanes, Truro TR2 5JR, England
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+44 1872 501411
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

A well-laid out, intimate garden full of unusual plants you don't often see and some lovely features. We visited in October and there was still a lot of colour in the garden after the summer drought. Some interesting new planting in some borders which will...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SJ0090
Jho3446, Owner at Poppy Cottage Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2018

Thanks for your lovely review, SJ0090! We're really glad you enjoyed your visit, and that the bees and butterflies were out in force for you. Many thanks, Josh x

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Poppy Cottage Garden was once my favourite gardens in Cornwall, small-average size but beautifully maintained. Today we paid the same price but it wasn't a well manicured show garden anymore. -Limited food and drinks -A lot of unhappy plants -Many gaps in borders -Very nice...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank feroniar
Jho3446, Owner at Poppy Cottage Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Hi feroniar Thanks for your review and feedback as it helps us understand what our visitor feel about Poppy Cottage Garden and we’re sorry we fell short of your expectations on this occasion. We’re constantly reviewing and replenishing the garden rooms and it is a...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018

I took a group of 26 to this garden. Organising the visit and payment was easy, coffee and home made cakes were offered at an additional cost. The garden is a real surprise - we did not know what to expect. It covers about an...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Jho3446, Owner at Poppy Cottage Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Thank you so much and we’re really pleased you enjoyed the garden and the coffees & cake! Such a pleasure to host you so thanks for coming. 👍

Reviewed 19 June 2018

We took the ferry from Treslissick to Roseland and found we were passing this garden so decided to call in. We had 2for1 NGS voucher which meant it cost us £4 in total which certainly made it better value. We thought the garden was perhaps...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mark B
Jho3446, Owner at Poppy Cottage Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thanks for your review, Mark. It’s helpful for us to get honest feedback so appreciate your comments. I’m now off to tidy the edges! Cheers, Josh

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We had a cream tea Scones were home made warm and delicious service was fab. They have beautiful flowers for sale too. Didn't have time on this visit to go around the gardens but will do next time

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 540ellieb
Jho3446, Owner at Poppy Cottage Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thanks for your lovely review Ellie - so glad you enjoyed the Cream Tea with our homemade scones 😀

Reviewed 15 February 2018

This garden is worth a visit. A lovely oasis of shrubs and colour. Interesting plants for sale and friendly owners serving tea and advice.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Jho3446, Owner at Poppy Cottage Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you so much for your review and I'm pleased you enjoyed your​ time exploring the garden.

Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is at the side of if a very busy road but it is very peaceful inside. Lovely chickens and ducks. Some nice sculptures and nice flowers. It is only small so doesn't take long to go round. Could do with some more sculptures I...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Jho3446, Owner at Poppy Cottage Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thanks for your review and we're pleased you found it so peaceful inside! Cheers, Josh

Reviewed 11 May 2017

If you drive by wondering what Poppy Cottage Garden has to offer, stop, park, go have a look! It's a hidden gem. Not huge but well stocked. We've visited for years and went again yesterday and met the new owner. Just as lovely as before,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Jho3446, Owner at Poppy Cottage Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

Thanks for your lovely review, we're glad the sun shone for your visit so you could enjoy your tasty cream tea. It's great to meet and talk to regular visitors - let us know when you're coming back and you can grab one of our...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Poppy Cottage has recently changed hands so as longstanding fans we were keen to meet the new owners. It is such a special gem of a garden and we are sure it is still in good hands. Wishing them good luck and much success.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank k8ekc
Jho3446, Owner at Poppy Cottage Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thanks for your review - we're proud to be the new custodians of the lovely garden and it's great to meet the longstanding fans who love it as much as we do!

Reviewed 10 February 2017

Special little gem. Wander round the pretty garden. Let your little ones hunt for chicken and duck eggs. Buy some plants. Drink tea. Hide out in the conservatory. Snuggle on a swing seat. We've been visiting for years but my girls still love now. Just...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Jho3446, Manager at Poppy Cottage Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thanks - glad you enjoyed your time here. Guess what - we now do Cream Teas! Cheers, Josh

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