Gardens in Cornwall, Glendurgan, Eden Project, Lanhydrock, Trelissick

Cornwall contains some of the best gardens in the world. Its beauty spawned the rumors of it being the lone source of wedding flowers used by the members of the Royal Family. Moist warm air from the Gulf Stream ensures that winters are warmer here than anywhere else in Britain. In some Cornwall gardens frost is virtually unknown. Combined with good sandy loam oil this makes Cornwall the ideal place to grow plants.

Gardens in CornwallSince the 18th century, Cornish landowners and gardeners have been bringing together some of the most exciting collections of rare and beautiful plants in the world. Here you will find a superb range of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias and magnolias as well as thousands of exotic plants from all round the World.

Today there are over 60 gardens in Cornwall regularly open to the public, each with its own unique character and qualities. In addition many private gardens open each year for just a few days to allow the public to enjoy an even greater variety of plants and gardens. Picking the Cream of Cornwall gardens is therefore no easy task but we hope you enjoy those gardens we have decided to feature on this site, and we have provided links to many more that also have much to offer.