Lost Gardens of Heligan
St.Austell, Mevagissey PL26 6EN Driving directions
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Apr-Sep: 10am-6pm; Oct-Mar: 10am-5pm, ticket counter 1hr30 before closing


These romantic "lost gardens" cover an area of 80ha; planted by Thomas Gray then abandoned, they have been undergoing restoration work since 1991. They include Flora's Garden (rhododendrons), greenhouses, a Victorian vegetable garden, an orchard, the Jungle (exotic trees planted in the 19C) and the Lost Valley (wildlife and a water meadow).


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