Trebah Gardens, an attraction near Falmouth
Trebah Gardens, near Falmouth are one of our favourites in Cornwall
Trebah Gardens an attraction near Falmouth on the south west coast of Cornwall is a sub tropical paradise started in the 1840's by the Fox family who were Quakers. They also built the well known Glendurgan Gardens run by the National Trust. From the late thirties until 1981 Trebah Gardens became unloved and overgrown.
It was then rescued by the Hibbert family who set about the enormous task of restoration. There are 25 acres in all with small lakes and cascades which eventually run down to a small secluded beach.
This is ideal for picnics and has superb views over the river mouth.
Extensive plantings of sub-tropical plants at the top of the Garden blend into rainforest of the lower reaches.
There are 3 acres of hydrangeas which give give superb late summer and autumn interest.
Trebah is also home to 9 champion trees, defined as being the tallest in the UK or having the widest girth.
We often visited here when holidaying in Cornwall with the children and you will not be disappointed.
There are many other places to visit nearby. Most are at their best in early summer although gardens like Heligan are worth visiting any time.
2017 - Trebah Gardens open all year - 10 am to 5 pm. cafe, OK for wheelchairs but some paths steep , plant sales.
- Street: Trebah Gardens
- Postcode: TR11 5JZ
- City: Falmouth
- County: Cornwall
- Country: United Kingdom
- Telephone: 01326 250448
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