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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

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Lovely day out

I have been wanting to go for a while and I was not disappointed. It’s a very special place with a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tavistock, United Kingdom
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Family day out

Came here with our 2.5 year old who loved all the trees and bugs and the play area. I enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rope bridge”(674 reviews)
“jungle area”(247 reviews)
“eden project”(466 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6EN, England
+44 1726 845100
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Reviewed today

This was only a few miles from where we were staying, so we just had to visit. We enjoyed the kitchen garden, then we had a pleasant stroll around some of the grounds. We had an enjoyable day out in the sunshine, but I thought...More

Thank L3K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been wanting to go for a while and I was not disappointed. It’s a very special place with a lovely ambience. There’s lots to see and the flowers are just stunning. The guide book says it would take two days to see everything...More

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Reviewed yesterday

In the summer the gardens would be beautiful, but on an overcast September day. They were ok, but nothing to yell about. They are advertised as being wheelchair friendly, but not all areas are and some of the steep sloped walkways were leaving elderly people...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came here with our 2.5 year old who loved all the trees and bugs and the play area. I enjoyed the kitchen garden, lots of different vegetables and herbs to see. Lots of walking and can be quite hilly depending the routes you take

Thank PedrosMartinez
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We paid something like £14.50 for a walk in the woods that I could have done at home for free. Cafe hugely expensive, and I had to eat my pastie with wooden knife and fork cramped in around other visitors as the tables were so...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed yesterday

We arrived as a party of 6, 4 kids 9-14y. I had over years heard about the gardens and read up the promotional stuff... We visit many gardens and houses all over the country and i have to say i was unimpressed, the advertised features...More

Thank Dan T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took my mother(69) and children( 16,8) here for a day. It was full of paths and activities for the kids to do and a lot of beautiful plants. It was a lot of walking but we were able to take it slow and there...More

Thank Fawnze
Reviewed 3 days ago

In the summer this may be a great place to come. But in mid September it was all rather disappointing. Few flowers in the gardens and the place felt tired. I'm sure it was not helped by the fact that we arrived at 4.20 and...More

Thank David_PaulaCH
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely loved visiting The Lost Gardens of Heligan, in September the jungle is lush, green and tropical, whilst the dahlia display in the walled garden is in full bloom and the colours are terrific! The gardens are varied and interesting, with quirky sculptures, animals and...More

Thank EEJoneir
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great day out, lots of walking. The veggie gardens and farm were great and it was nice to see the artwork on the Giants Trail but my favourite part was the Burma Rope Bridge and the tropical area which were stunning.

Thank BlondeElfinPixie
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12 September 2018|
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Response from Deborah S | Reviewed this property |
The garden area near to the entrance, there is a lot to see and you don't have to go all the way round as you can visit any of the area's separately. I don't know of any other offers, but if you look on their website you may... More
23 July 2018|
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Response from Heligan G | Property representative |
Although there are no specific two for one offers or discount codes, if you’re visiting the Eden Project too, there’s the option of buying discounted joint tickets from their website. We hope to see you soon.
Susan D
16 July 2018|
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Response from Steveemma7 | Reviewed this property |
It’s on the website under menu Opening hours and prices Adults £14.50 each Children 5-17 £6.50 each