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“Very good”
Review of Trewidden Garden

Trewidden Garden
Ranked #17 of 68 things to do in Penzance
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

Good gardens to visit. Went a little bit to early in the year though.will visit again later in the year

Thank andypaul105
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Reviewed 5 May 2014

From the friendly welcome to a cup of tea and home-maid cake before leaving we thoroughly enjoyed our visit.
For colour this is very much a Spring garden,although at any time of year you would get the benefit of the meandering paths always inviting you to something interesting around the next bend.
In addition to magnolias,camellias,azaleas,etc the garden has a number of old interesting and unusual trees.The tree fern pit has some particularly good specimens.
We will return!

2  Thank BOBOK777
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Reviewed 1 May 2014

We visited here as these gardens were listed in 'The Great Gardens of Cornwall' which described Trewithen very accurately! Here we did find the 'Escape and Tranquility' as described with lovely woodland walks and places to sit and listen to the birds also. The Magnolias and Camellias were virtually over but The Rhododendrons were in full bloom and there was such an array of colours! We had lunch in the Tearooms...I was really looking forward to a Cornish Pasty but they had run out[!] so I had a sandwich instead which seemed to be freshly made.
The staff that are employed by this estate are all friendly and helpful.

1  Thank FionaChinnor
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Reviewed 10 April 2014

The garden was very pretty in a wild way with tree ferns, camellias and magnolias rumbling where they please. There are some interesting champion trees. The primroses grow wild and also in a cultivated manner giving colour. The one big downside is the drive in. It is narrow and we met a coach coming down which meant that we had to reverse all the way down onto the main road! We believe that this cannot be altered so it may put us off visiting again which in all other ways is worth a visit.

Thank Plattypuss52
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

Have just returned from our annual Spring week in Penzance.
No visit here would be complete without a few hours at Trewidden Garden.
This year Spring arrived quite early in Cornwall, after the appalling but mild Winter.
Many trees were lost in the gales here, clearing work is still in progress, but only one small area, in the South Garden was closed for safety reasons.
We walked here from Newlyn, and were rewarded by the bank of primroses in full bloom all the way up the sweeping drive to the garden entrance, such a beautiful Spring sight!
A lovely welcome from the lady in the tea room/ticket office, and a quick cuppa is always a good start.
After a good look around the Garden we always finish our visit in the Walled Garden, sitting on a bench there
soaking up the Spring sunshine and watching the birds gathering worms for their chicks.
Trewidden may not be as stunning as some of the more famous Cornish Gardens but it is an interesting beautiful place with many ancient and unusual trees and plants. Do treat yourself to a visit if you are in the area. There is plenty of parking space available if driving here, and it's easy to find on the A30 road to Land's End. Reasonable admission prices too. Thank you to all who keep Trewidden so special, and hope you have a successful season.

Thank jane j
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