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Marsh Villa Gardens

Marsh Villa St. Andrews Road, Par, St Austell PL24 2LU, England
+44 1726 815920
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An Amazing Garden

The 3 acre garden started with an average of only 3 inches of top soil. And this was on top of a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TwoT0Travel
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New Jersey, USA
Make an effort to meet the owners at this special place

This was one of the most enjoyable garden visits our group had during our 20+ garden visit to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sally9242014
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Morristown, New Jersey
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Marsh Villa St. Andrews Road, Par, St Austell PL24 2LU, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 3 acre garden started with an average of only 3 inches of top soil. And this was on top of a chalk base. Through hard work and artist vision, the owners have made this a lovely and charming garden. The paths lead to isolated...More

1  Thank TwoT0Travel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the most enjoyable garden visits our group had during our 20+ garden visit to southwest England. You must meet the owners, Judith and Harvey, in order to understand how they created this garden out of worse than nothing! As experienced travelers...More

Thank sally9242014
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Not the biggest of Cornish gardens, but one designed by a couple who have made this garden their life's work. All the garden features are present here and it is so calming despite the GWR trains thundering past! If you near Par, this garden is...More

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Marsh Villa Gardens. Having visited many of the famous big Cornish gardens it was lovely to come across a smaller garden which had so many interesting plants and was so beautifully maintained. One of the joys of visiting a...More

Thank Sheena P
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is best described as someone's back garden+twigs+leaves+mud. The crunch came as we were about to leave (we had missed the honest box on entry) and reminded it was a fiver PER PERSON!. Our tour had taken about 10 minutes and out of boredom we...More

Thank bernasum
Management response:Responded 18 April 2017

Well I am sorry that you were disappointed and bored with your visit. Signage is clear within the car park area to guide all visitors safely to the Garden entrance where visitors will find, not only the honesty box but also other amenities such as...More

Reviewed 21 January 2017

This is our beach of choice, as we only live four miles away, it's got a large car park (at the top of the hill). Small shop right on the beach, rock pools for the little ones at low tide, and gently sloping beach. Great...More

Thank brian280453 .
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Garden walks, many unusual plants and trees pools and ponds Plants sold and tea rooms. Summer houses to sit in and chat.

Thank david1274
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We have been to a few gardens in Cornwall and this one was the most disappointing, not lot to grab your attention. 45minutes is plenty of time to see everything

1  Thank asicit007
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The gardens are thoughtfully laid out and the pond is very alluring, containing masses of fish and water lillies. Wonderful variety of plants, shrubs and trees - too many to mention - but the clematis, roses, hydrangea and geraniums are particularly nice. It's very high...More

Thank AMORC3339
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My wife and i have lived in the area for around 12 years. My wife came here last year with her mum and sister, and told me how amazing it was, so we went today. This place just amazed me, designed and grown on former...More

Thank cornish051
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Sarah F
30 September 2016|
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Response from cornish051 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay, as asicit says, about 5 minutes walk .
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