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A great way to visit the lost gardens of Heligan

We have visited the Lost Gardens before, but with David Hogg, the story behind what we could see... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2017
Chris W
Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Best way to see the gardens

We don't normally join tours but decided to give this a try. Aside from this being the most... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2016
Nanaimo, Canada
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29 May 2017
“A great way to visit the lost gardens of Heligan”
16 May 2016
“Best way to see the gardens”
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

We have visited the Lost Gardens before, but with David Hogg, the story behind what we could see was made clear. He was a great guide, charming and informative and he brought the story of Heligan to life. I would recommend him to anyone visiting...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

We don't normally join tours but decided to give this a try. Aside from this being the most economical way to see the gardens we were delighted by the information and good humour of our guide, David Hogg. He has spent many years around the...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2015

We are not organized tour people, we like to do it ourselves, However good friends recommended we contact David for his tour of Heligan and Eden....WOW are we glad we did. His knowledge, good company and wit, made the experience one of the best days...More

1  Thank Ceilings
Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

We had David as a tour guide to do Eden Project. Bonus being you get to share some of his knowledge on the place in a very light, easy and amusing visit AND it is all cheaper than normal entry fees to the Eden Project....More

2  Thank suec58
Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

Upon a recommendation, my husband and I along with 4 friends used David Hogg as our tour guide for our week long trip to Cornwall, we could not have been happier. He made our trip relaxing and enjoyable. Took us to the highlights and out...More

1  Thank Nancy G
Reviewed August 13, 2014

We were recommended to David Hogg's tour by the HPB reception at Duloe Manor. We were very glad we took their advice as David's tour made the whole thing come alive for us and gave us a much greater insight than would otherwise have been...More

1  Thank williamdYorkshire
Reviewed July 28, 2014

We were recommended David Hogg's tours of The Lost Gardens of Heligan and The Eden Project. David is very well informed and makes the tours very interesting. He is enthusiastic about his subject and brings the attractions to life. He is very relaxed and a...More

1  Thank Heather D
Reviewed May 15, 2013

mum and I spent two lovely days with David. Eden one day and Heligan the other we had an informative morning each day - David shared all his insights into Eden and Heligan we were well looked after. Hope to return again fantastic time thanks...More

Thank Janet B
Reviewed August 22, 2012

My wife and I and another couple took a shore excursion from Fowey to The Lost Gardens of Heligan with David Hogg and had a great time. He picked us up at the pier, drove to the attraction and gave us a guided tour. Since...More

2  Thank gatorboyOrlando_FL
Reviewed February 29, 2012

We decided on the spur of the moment to take a day tour of Cornwall with David Hogg of Castle Tours. He took us all along the south coast and we stopped off at various points to see seals at Godrevy and visit 'Wally' at...More

4  Thank Julie B
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