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Pinetum Gardens

Saint Austell
Cafe or restaurant
Dog friendly
Landscape walks
Winter garden
Paid entry
Disabled facilities

Summary

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 - Indoor Seating, Cafe/Restaurant - Outdoor Seating, Car Park (Free), Gift Shop, Plant Shop/Small Nursery, Holiday Cottages

Garden Features

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

Tickets & Discounts

Day ticket prices: Adult £14, Children (11-15) £7.00, Under 11s Free.
Concessions: Not available.
Season ticket prices: £22.50
Membership discounts: Not available.

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: Leave by the cafe with own lock.
  • Public Transport: 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' listed on website.
  • Size of Site: 30 Acres.
  • Profile Information: Last updated by Pinetum Gardens in 2021.
OPENING TIMES
Please check the latest COVID-19 guidance before your visit.
Summer: 10AM - 5PM Winter: 10AM - 2PM Open daily

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Find Us

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

Areas of Pinetum Gardens

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    Open daily all year round from 10am to 6pm with last entry at 5pm.

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