Opening Days and Hours
Gardens: 20th Feb - 18th June 2017; 7 Days a week;
10 - 17.00; last entry 16.00
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:
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:
Best Times of Year to Visit:
Magnolias, Camellias, Rhododendrons
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.
Other Facilities & Comments:
Partial access for the disabled.
Garden Features & Events
80 Champion trees.
English Heritage/Visit Scotland Garden Grade:
Nearby Cambridgeshire Hotels, Facilities & Amenities
Hotels & Accommodation:
The Vean, Caerhays Estate
Caerhays Estate holiday cottages - www.nicheretreats.co.uk
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.