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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

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Address: Pentewan, St Austell PL26 6EN, England
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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Wonderful Christmas outting

Most perfect Christmas outting, magical place suitable for all the family a real traditional day to get us in the festive spirit

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Redruth, England, United Kingdom
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Redruth, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Most perfect Christmas outting, magical place suitable for all the family a real traditional day to get us in the festive spirit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Couldn't express how beautiful it was there. Well kept. Friendly staff and lovely shop. We will definitely be back

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London, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Even in the depths of Winter (we visited in December) this place really struck a chord with me. We went on a joint ticket with the Eden Project as they are part of the same organisation and that might help the cost as I notice previous posts have pointed that out - but to keep it in context, similar attractions... More 

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Thank L B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I came here for a weekend away and it was amazing. Filled with wonderful walks and lovely little surprises. Just wish we lived closer to be able to go again!!

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Thank Erin F
Andover, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Read the reviews, loved the sound of it, open every day except Christmas..........got there and it was shut!!!! Still managed a great dog walk and mooch around the farm shop. Will try again one day

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Old Cleeve, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We last visited Heligan around 10 years ago on a very wet day. On this visit, we were lucky enough to have a hot sunny day and arrived at 10am spending the whole day until 6pm. There is just so much to see with such a large estate. There are plenty of refreshment areas available with different types of food... More 

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Bodmin, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to give this a try, as we were looking for places to go for a walk and enjoy the good weather. We arrived and it looked lovely. We were a little put off on price, we hadn't checked before coming and we had made quiet the journey to get here so went for it. £13 odd each for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited at the beginning of January 2017. Even if I'd visited in the middle of summer (when everything is in bloom) I would have been left feeling I'd been fleeced. There are some features that can justifiable be cited as requiring building, maintenance and gardening costs. However, £13.50 for one adult is well beyond a reasonable charge for what... More 

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Coopers Beach, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in today for breakfast at the cafe. The service and staff were very helpful and the food was excellent.

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Ticehurst, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in Mevagissey and as the gardens were so close we decided to visit. It was a lovely surprise, we really enjoyed the walk around the gardens, especially the Jungle and rope bridge. The hide was fun and informative. The shops and cafe were both very good and the farm shop also well stocked. Would like to return in... More 

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