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Lost Gardens of Heligan
St.Austell, Mevagissey PL26 6EN Route Planner
The Green Guide

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Opening hours

Apr-Sep 10am-6pm (7.30pm mid Jul-Aug); Oct-Mar 10am-5pm, last admission 1hr30 before closing

Description

These gardens cover an area of 80ha; planted by Thomas Gray then abandoned, they were recovered and underwent restoration work from 1991. They include Flora's Garden (rhododendrons), a walled vegetable garden, an orchard, the "Jungle" (exotic trees planted in the 19C) and the "Lost Valley" (exotic species and a water meadow). Kids will love the farm animals, emu park and Burmese Rope Bridge.

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