Tregothnan will open its usually private gates to the largest, historic, botanic garden in Cornwall. Open for one weekend on the 22nd and 23rd April, visitors can experience Tregothnan’s unequalled diversity of trees, rare collections, sweeping vistas and peaceful secluded groves on the banks of the beautiful river Fal.
All the proceeds from the sale of tickets go to charity and the nominated charity this year is St Petroc’s Society who work to provide accommodation, support, advice, training and resettlement services to single, homeless people in Cornwall. St Petroc’s have sent representatives to speak at a number of WI meetings throughout Cornwall over the years, so you may be familiar with the valuable and important work they do.
At Tregothnan, you can get lost in ancient Camellias, mountainous Magnolias and the biggest Rhododendrons in the world with 40 foot crescendos of full flower. The sheer scale of the garden, over 100 acres, means that there will be plenty of peace.
Also available will be Cornish cream teas with Tregothnan tea and Kea plum jam, Salcombe Dairy ice creams, estate-reared meat cooked on a barbecue over Tregothnan charcoal, and delicious homemade lunches. Musical entertainment are sure to keep visitors entertained throughout the weekend.
Tickets are £10 each. You can choose either day to attend and Tregothnan are running a ticketless system. When paying for tickets online, a confirmation email will be sent to you electronically. Please print a copy and bring with you to the garden to gain admission. You will not receive anything by post.
Children aged 16 and under go free, encouraging families to enjoy the adventure of Cornwall’s finest garden. Open from 10am-5pm, with the last entry to the garden at 4pm. Dogs on leads are welcome.
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