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Glendurgan Garden

Mawnan Smith, Falmouth TR11 5JZ, England
+44 1326 252020
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Avoid if dog lover

We have visited this area many times, and always find everyone so dog welcoming, except GLENDURGAN... read more

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crazynurse2015
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Hastings, United Kingdom
Lovely gardens which are National Trust leading to a super beach.

We parked in the large National Trust car park where you will find toilets and large cafe area also... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
irenechadwick51
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Lose yourself in the three valleys of Glendurgan Garden - full of fun, natural beauty and amazing plants. Discover giant rhubarb plants in the jungle-like lower valley and spiky arid plants basking in the sunny upper slopes. Wander through the garden down to the beautiful hamlet of Durgan on the Helford River: a place to watch birds and boats, skim stones and build sand-castles.Find a boat-seat, gigantic tulip-trees and ponds teeming with wildlife. Learn about the Fox family who created this 'small peace [sic] of heaven on earth.'
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  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“national trust” (103 reviews)
“durgan village” (32 reviews)
“helford river” (70 reviews)
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Mawnan Smith, Falmouth TR11 5JZ, England
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+44 1326 252020
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"car park"
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"great fun"
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Reviewed today

We have visited this area many times, and always find everyone so dog welcoming, except GLENDURGAN, National Trust are so restrictive always. Go to Trebah next door, better, beautiful, and so dog friendly. We go to Cornwall because the dog is our family, with walks...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We parked in the large National Trust car park where you will find toilets and large cafe area also a lovely selection of plants to purchase. Plenty of pathways to follow but it might be worth saying some are a little steep in parts although...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A beautiful National Trust garden with so many paths to explore. Great for families - the maze in particular is great fun! The plants are interesting and it is beautifully laid out. You can walk down to the beach at the bottom and out onto...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth a visit : a lovely garden overlooking the water with extensive trees and blooms. A little courtyard for tea/cakes etc. run by volunteers. And if you do not wish to drive, the bus from Falmouth takes 25 minutes and stops at the gate.

1  Thank Tom L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed the garden. A good walk up and down the valley full of specimen plants and trees. The beach opens out onto the estuary. Ice cream and tea/coffee available at a little hut also a toilet. Cafeteria at the...More

1  Thank Thenod
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We knew of Glendurgan because of the National Trust merchandise bearing its name and decided to call in whilst visiting Falmouth. Although we were let down slightly by the weather which was dampish and misty, the gardens were still beautiful. The volunteers were all very...More

1  Thank chrismCambridgeshire
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent National Trust property. Friendly staff. Beautiful gardens and a great little beach. The beach is not very sandy but ideal place to relax whilst the children play. The little shop provides buckets and spades free to use as long as you return them....More

1  Thank Loftie1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here many times and as always never disappoints... Sun was shining so makes it all worth it! This time we headed to the beach then took the 25 minute walk along the coast route to Helford Passage and the Ferryboatb Inn for lunch. Lovely!

1  Thank John C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous and luxuriant gardens that lead down to the picturesque village and beach. Huge variety of plants and well maintained paths make this a ideal garden visit.

1  Thank Richard C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely walk down through shady paths to the sea. Cafe is very good. Attendants on car park super helpful and cheery.

1  Thank Sian S
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