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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

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We visited Heligan sixteen years ago after watching a documentary about its discover. The... read more

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Absolutely Stunning.

Fantastic experience and one we will be repeating. My husband and I spent three wonderful hours... read more

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“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 yesterday via mobile

We visited Heligan sixteen years ago after watching a documentary about its discover. The transformation is stunning, if you are interested in gardening, conservation etc, then Heligan's walled garden and other features is a must. Well done to all the hard working gardeners and teams...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic experience and one we will be repeating. My husband and I spent three wonderful hours walking around the gardens. There is plenty to see in September and it’s not just the plants, but the structure, architecture and history of the gardens as well. We...More

Thank Tasha B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the gardens. Every part of it was beautiful and awe inspiring. The history behind it is just fascinating too. I'm not sure why people are complaining that there's not much to see in September?! The jungle was green and...More

Thank CA_hapus
Reviewed yesterday

This place is absolutely beautiful, you must see just because of the sheer effort that has been put into it to restore it to its glory. The story behind the gardens is amazing, and apparently was turned into a TV documentary. The weather was not...More

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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 days ago 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

Thank gordonc719
Reviewed 2 days ago

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

1  Thank annacat
Reviewed 2 days ago 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 2 days ago 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 2 days ago

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
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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