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Caerhays, Gorran, St. Austell,
Cornwall, PL26 6LY



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Opening Days and Hours
Dates/days/times open:
Gardens: 20th Feb - 18th June 2017; 7 Days a week; 10 - 17.00; last entry 16.00
Parties/Coaches: No
Group Appointment: Yes
Groups, min. 15 people, Gardens £10.00 with conducted tour, £8.00 without, Castle £8.00 conducted tour. Combined ticket unguided gardens and castle guided £13.00 Guided both £16.00
House Open for Viewing: Yes
20th March - 16th June 2017 Mon - Friday only incl. BH's; 11.30 - 14.30 Tours (45 mins. duration) start 11.30, 13.00 and 14.30. Booking advisable.
National Garden Scheme days: No
Best Times of Year to Visit:
To see:
Magnolias, Camellias, Rhododendrons
Admission Prices
Garden: £8.50 adult; £7.50 OAP; £3.00 Children (5 -16) House: £8.50 adult; £7.50 OAP; £4.50 Children (5 -16) Combined House & Garden £13.50 adult; £12.50 OAP; £6.50 Children (5 -16) Groups (min 15) Guided Garden tour: £10.00 per person; Unguided Garden £8.00 per person; House £8.00 per person See own website for more details.
Onsite Facilities
Parking: Yes
Shop: Yes
Teas: Yes
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Lavatories: No
Plants for Sale: No
Refreshment: Yes
On Lead only: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Lunches: Yes
Picnics: Yes
Special Events: Yes
Other Facilities & Comments:
Partial access for the disabled.
Garden Features & Events
80 Champion trees.
English Heritage/Visit Scotland Garden Grade:
National Collection:
Magnolias, Podocarpus
Nearby Cambridgeshire Hotels, Facilities & Amenities

Hotels & Accommodation:
The Vean, Caerhays Estate Caerhays Estate holiday cottages -
Inns & Pubs:
Crown Inn at St Ewe Barley Sheaf, Gorran
Villages / Towns / Sightseeing:
St Austell (10 miles) Truro Cathedral City
Description of Garden
This is one of the outstanding woodland gardens, extending over 100 acres, in the British Isles; the result of the 19th century plant hunting expeditions and including the famous 'Williamsii' Camellias that still thrive here. Many wonderful old specimens
History Of Garden
Informal woodland garden created by J.C Williams who sponsored plant hunting expeditions to China at the turn of the 19th century. Noted for Camellias, Magnolias, Rhododendrons and Azaleas.

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