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Pinetum Gardens

Saint Austell
Cafe or restaurant
Dog friendly
Winter garden
Disabled facilities


An incredible variety of garden rooms and specimen trees.

About Pinetum Gardens

If it’s a day of leisure you’re after, bring your walking shoes and let the majestic 30-acre Pinetum Gardens do the talking. In the last four decades, the largest 'new' garden in Cornwall has sprouted ten individually themed “garden rooms” which are furnished with around 6,000 plants and some of the county’s most spectacular trees in a tranquil and hugely varied environment.
Wander among giants in the Pinetum, where redwoods rise out of a manicured woodland made up of 80 different types of conifer. Find inner peace amid the harmonious blend of mindfully placed pebbles, plants and water in the Japanese garden, look out for an abundance of wildlife at the dragonfly speckled water garden or just admire the floral eye candy on display in the colourful borders of the courtyard garden.
Linked by a series of water features, the Pinetum Gardens are a fabulous place to engage children and teens with nature as most of the plants have been helpfully labelled. Even in the depths of Winter there’s something to see here, with what is thought to be the biggest Winter Garden in England, and the charming Courtyard Cafe is the perfect place to reflect on your favourite plants over lunch.

Garden Facilities

Toilets, Toilets with Wheelchair Access, Food Stall (Food and Drink), Cafe/Restaurant - Outdoor Seating, Cafe/Restaurant - Indoor Seating, Car Park (Free), Gift Shop, Plant Shop/Small Nursery, Holiday Cottages

Garden Features

Winter: Winter Light Trail, Winter Garden, Snowdrops
Spring: Daffodils, Cherry Blossom, Bluebells, Perennial Borders
Summer: Roses, Perennial Borders, Wildflower Meadow
Autumn: Autumn Colour
Year-Round: Fernery, Formal Garden, Woodland Walk, Pool/Pond, Lakes, Arboretum, Sculpture Garden
Additional features: Japanese Garden, Oriental Garden, Zen Garden

Tickets & Discounts

Day ticket prices: Adult £14, Children (11-15) £7.00, Under 11s Free.
Season ticket prices: £22.50

Good to Know

  • Dog Walking: Yes - Dogs on leads.
  • Family Friendly: Yes - Children of all ages.
  • Wheelchair & Pushchair Access: Mostly accessible (many paths flat and paved).
  • Wheelchair Hire: Yes - book in advance and pick up at the car park.
  • Bicycle Storage: Yes - Leave by the cafe with own lock.
  • Public Transport: Yes - Bus stop near the Entrance for buses 24, 214, 214A, 228, 428, 30, 215, 293.
  • Postcode for SatNavs: The garden recommends using PL25 3RQ.
  • Last Entry: Same as 'Closing Time'.
  • Size of Site: 30 Acres.
  • Profile Information: Last updated by Pinetum Gardens in 2021.
Please check the latest COVID-19 guidance before your visit.
Open Every Day Summer: 10AM - 5PM Winter: 10AM - 2PM

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Find Us

Pinetum Gardens Holmbush Road Holmbush Saint Austell Cornwall GB PL25 3RQ

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