There are plenty
of fantastic gardens to visit, very close by, and beyond that,
all the great Gardens of Cornwall, such as Bonython Estate,
Lamorrna, Trebah, Trevarno and Trelissick to name only four, are
slightly further afield, (1-2 hours away).
The choice locally is impressive. All of those listed below are
within 30-40 minutes drive (most are much closer than that)
Recommended for visiting include:
Lanhydrock House and gardens,
Gardens and Nurserry, near St Austell.
Lost Gardens of Heligan, near Megavissey.
Headland Garden, Polruan.
The Duchy of
Cornwall Nursery, just outside Lostwithiel.
Pinsla Garden & Nursery, near Bodmin.
Nursery near Redruth.
Caerhays Castle Gardens, near St Austell.
Cothele, St Dominick, near Saltash, Cornwall PL12 6TA.
Trewithen, between St Austell and Truro.
Anthony, Torpoint, Cornwall PL11 2QA. 01752 812191
And of course, the Eden Project, which is less than 20 minutes
away. www.edenproject.com .