Gardens in Cornwall

See the stunning gardens of Cornwall. Bursts of different scents and colours will delight your senses. There are many, beautiful lawns and landscapes throughout Cornwall which embrace a huge array of different plant species from all over the world. Here are just a few gardens which we recommend you explore.


The Lost Gardens of Heligan

A garden lost under a blanket of ivy and moss. The history behind the beautiful garden will send shivers down your spine as you read of men leaving for war, never to return. The Garden of Heligan was soon forgotten but rediscovered 25 years ago, with over 200 acres to explore.

Burncoose Nurseries

Just 4 miles from The Penventon Hotel stands the beautiful Burncoose Nurseries, this 30-acre woodland gardens and nursery boasts award-winning displays and a smorgasbord of flowering features to captivate garden-enthusiasts and horticultural amateurs alike.

Trebah Gardens

Explore the Gardens of Trebah. Enjoy exquisite, rare species, of plants from all around the world, all in one garden.Let your senses feed off the mind blowing smells and atmosphere in the tranquil garden as you read the vast history of the garden’s transformation.

The Eden Project

This is a must see! It’ll transport you to another part of the world with the climate to match. From rapid heat, go to ice and ice skates with their ice rink! Just a short drive from the Penventon Hotel, through the stunning Cornish countryside stands The Eden Project. These big domes were built in Cornwall in a disused clay mine, transforming it into a rich, global garden where people can learn about nature and get inspiration about the world around them. Have a look at what events are going on at the Eden Project, as there’s always something different to learn and try out.