Let us introduce you to Tregrehan Gardens, a garden that is without doubt the epitome of that well used saying ‘a hidden Cornish gem,‘ and is in my opinion of of the Great Gardens of Cornwall.
My first visit to Tregrehan Garden was at the very end of a 5 day tour of the Gardens of Cornwall and as I was driving my clients to the train station, they asked if there was perhaps one more garden they could visit? Well, as time was short and we had visited so many houses and gardens already, I wasn’t sure where else we could visit in the time remaining, however, after a quick call back to Kim in the office, she suggested we try to visit Tregrehan. This was a truly inspired choice I have to say. I think I enjoyed the garden just as much as our clients, who were delighted by the walled garden, the rather large greenhouse built in 1846 and overall the lovely feeling of tranquility you felt as you strolled through the gardens.
The Gardens intense privacy baffles some visitors, but reflects a character that each generation of Carlyon gardener has unfailingly brought with him or her. Tregrehan Garden is about plants….
I could carry on chatting about this garden, but actually what you should do is visit Tregrehan for yourself, (preferably with us here at Tours of Cornwall), and when you do, please let us know how you got on, we would love to hear your comments.
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