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Trengwainton Garden

Madron, near Penzance, Cornwall, Penzance TR20 8RZ, England
+44 1736 363148
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Not owned or run by N.T. But what a find!

This cafe sits outside the National Trust property, who do not make clear that it is nothing to do... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
nigelm199
Gorgeous gardens

As National Trust(NT) members we are always looking for new places to visit. Trengwainton is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jue222
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“national trust” (57 reviews)
“tea room” (39 reviews)
“lovely garden” (32 reviews)
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Madron, near Penzance, Cornwall, Penzance TR20 8RZ, England
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+44 1736 363148
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This cafe sits outside the National Trust property, who do not make clear that it is nothing to do with them. However that is not to take anything away from it being a little gem! The Spanish quiche & salad was gorgeous & the salad...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

As National Trust(NT) members we are always looking for new places to visit. Trengwainton is great. Plenty of parking and a great cafe which is not NT so has its own very comprehensive menu. We had delicious coffee and cake. In the gardens we especially...More

2  Thank Jue222
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I went here this week and so glad we did it is a beautiful garden with lots to see and enjoy, the pathways are clearly marked on the map you are given so it is easy to see everything. The view from...More

1  Thank Rppz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to these well-kept National Trust gardens in Penzance. We had a lovely walk around and the views from the terrace were breath-taking. We enjoyed some tea and cake in the café near the car park and the staff were pleasant...More

4  Thank Sandygranny
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A sunny if windy morning meant the protection of walls and trees of this garden often visited by us appealed. We started at the non National Trust Cafe and whilst the fare was excellent if not cheap, the service was slow and we were surprised...More

1  Thank Avante540
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with our dog last week and thoroughly enjoyed walking through the amazing gardens. The Tree Ferns stood out for me and loved the kitchen walled garden. The winter obviously took its toll on some of the tender plants but you are hard pressed to...More

1  Thank Yaverland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful place with a stream and so many flowering trees and shrubs. Now that the walled gardens are open it has been completely enhanced. Nice shop and a fantastic tearoom with local home cooked food. The heavy cake was just as Gran...More

1  Thank Robert H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been there a couple of times in the last few years. The gardens are excellent. We visited on 6th June 2018; by this time many flowers including most azaleas and rhododendrons had finished flowering but the diverse plants the microclimate allows were still...More

1  Thank Mr_E_E_Nigma
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of paths to explore. Large mature trees. Ponds, guinea fowl, grassland abounds near to the very attractive large private house with views down over the valley beyond. The rhododendrons and azaleas were just over, which was a shame because in season they are glorious....More

Thank ceciliamorrison
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on Sunday wanted to go for a walk after having Sunday Lunch out nearby. Glad my husband and I are members of the NT as I think these gardens are over priced for what they are. Enjoyed walking round the kitchen garden the best,...More

Thank amanda s
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Des C
June 19, 2017|
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Response from Carol B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply, yes depending on the time of day you would be able to find a shady area.
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Zelda B
April 6, 2017|
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Response from Graham G | Reviewed this property |
Open Good Friday (14.4.17), Easter Sunday (16.4.17) and Bank Holiday Monday (17.4.17) from 10.30 until 5pm. Closed Saturday 15 April 2017
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