200 acres of magical gardens with an incredible legacy.
Size of site:
April - October
10AM - 6PM (last entry 4:30PM)
10AM - 5PM (last entry 3:30PM)
Car park (free)
St Austell is our nearest railway station with the Transport for Cornwall 23 bus service linking to The Lost Gardens of Heligan with Mevagissey.
Yes - Plant shop
Adults £17.50; Children (5 - 17) £8.50; Children (Under 5) Free; Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) £48.00; Family (1 adult up to 3 children) £30.
Students £11.00; Companions who are required to assist visitors with disabilities are free.
Individual Pass - £35 per annum Joint Pass - £65 per annum Family Pass - £75 per annum - full details can be found on the website.
Rich with the heady scent of summer, these traditional flowers come in many beautiful varieties.
A British favourite, carpeting woodland floors in undulating swathes of green and purple from mid May.
Yellow heads bobbing in the breeze, these flowers carpet the ground as winter ends and spring begins.
White and green flowers burst into life in midwinter, through even the hardest of frosts.
Whether a formal fountain or wildlife pond, water provides space for tranquility and reflection.
With winter protection and high humidity, these are perfect for tropical plants and propagation.
As morning frosts begin to set in, the leaves of trees and shrubs light up in reds, yellows and oranges.
Geometric shapes and smartly clipped hedges, with flowers lined up in neat rows like soldiers on parade.
Sheltered from winter winds and balmy in springtime, walls create a microclimate perfect for gardening.
With wildlife in abundance and a verdant canopy above, the woods are a perfect place to explore.
Not far from the kitchen table, this well-tended garden is home to plenty of garnishes and salads.
From tiny brooks to wide rivers, with gentle sounds, nature and life even in the depths of winter.
Experience art as you journey through this garden, with interesting pieces arranged outdoors.
Bursting back with fresh colour every year, these flower borders are perfect for pollinators.
Experience another side of the gardens at night with a festive light trail. Additional entry fee may apply.