Gardens to visit Cornwall

Trewidden Garden, Penzance, Cornwall

Trewidden Garden is a great place to see rhododendrons, camellias and magnolias in a semi wild setting.

Welcome to Trewidden a beautiful garden in Cornwall which is steeped in history as well as natural beauty.  Just one of over 500 gardens you will find on our guide.
Originally planted by T B Bolitho the owner of Trwidden House in the late 19th Century, the 15 acre garden offers an unforgettable orchestra of colour throughout the year and particularly during the spring months. 
A large yet peaceful and intimate garden with a maze of paths to explore. Dramatic tree ferns (one group in a small open cast mine) now said to be the best collection in the northern hemisphere, magnolias, camellias, magnificent shrubs, ancient tin workings, water features and year-round interesting and unusual plants.

The magnolia by the pond is Magnolia x veitchii 'Peter Veitch is a UK Champion tree and flowers in April.

We have incuded the garden in our Arboretums section, as there are a number of beautiful and unusual trees.
A hidden gem of West Cornwall.

2020 Opening Times Trewidden Garden

Open Sunday 16th February until Sunday 20th September.

Tearoom and Plant Sales.

Member of Great Garden Scheme £6.50
Season Ticket £18.00
Groups of 12+ £7.00
Guided Tours of Groups 12+ £8.50
Guided Tours for Groups less than 12 £9.50

Opening Times are from 10:30 – 5:30, with last admission at 4:30


  • Street: Buryas Bridge
  • Postcode: TR19 6AU
  • City: Penzance
  • County: Cornwall
  • Country: United Kingdom


  • Telephone: 01736 363021
  • E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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