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The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Despite being one of the most 'found' gardens in Britain, Heligan retains the cachet of having been made famous by a book and a TV series on 'The Lost Gardens of Heligan'. It was a romantic name for a place which fell into decline during and after the First World War and has progressively reclaimed since 1991 through a large scale restoration. The restored vegetable garden is excellent; the 'Jungle', a valley of sub-tropical plants, is dramatic; the 'Lost Valley' has grandeur of scale. Heligan has other interesting features, including a rockery known as The Ravine, a grotto, a wishing well, an Italian garden and other curiousities.
Photograph © Alan Bartlett
Photograph © Alan Bartlett
Photograph © The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Photograph © The Lost Gardens of Heligan
The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Pentewan, St Austell, Cornwall, England, PL26 6EN

All year, Daily except 24th and 25th December, Open 10am to 6pm

Adult £8.50, Senior Citizen £7.50, Child (5-16) £5.00, Child (under 5) free

Visit the The Lost Gardens of Heligan website

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