An extensive woodland garden with many beautiful specimen trees.
About Trewithen Gardens and Parks
One of the loveliest gardens in Cornwall – Trewithen Gardens nails the balance between hidden nooks and sweeping countryside views. Trewithen means ‘house of trees’ so it should come as no surprise that Trewithen Gardens is full of wonderfully woody specimens, from the big blousy Magnolias to graceful Acers. In fact, Trewithen Gardens is home to around 20 champion trees, so-called for reaching the greatest height or girth of their species.
As well as these awe-inspiring trees, Trewithen Gardens is full of fabulous flora and fauna, including a spectacular collection of Camellias, which have earned it the accolade of International Camellia society “Garden of Excellence”. Among the 30 acres of woodland gardens is the Cockpit, where climbing Hydrangeas and exotic Tree Ferns jostle for space under the dappled light of the canopy. Visit in spring when the early flowering Magnolias, Rhododendrons and Camellias are in full swing.
After a wander around the estate grounds, and a peep at the original 18th century house, (the current residence of the Galsworthy family), stop by the cutesy tea shed to fill up on local Cornish produce.
Buy advance tickets to Trewithen Gardens 2021 season on Candide.
Toilets, Toilets with Wheelchair Access, Cafe/Restaurant - Indoor Seating, Cafe/Restaurant - Outdoor Seating, Car Park (Free), Gift Shop, Plant Shop/Small Nursery, Historic Home
Summer: Wildflower Meadow
Year-Round: Fernery, Walled Garden, Formal Garden, Woodland Walk, Stream/River, Lakes, Camera Obscura, Viewing Platforms, Bird Hide,
Tickets & Discounts
Day ticket prices: Adult £10, children under 12 free.
Concessions:Locals £8, carers free entry.
Season ticket prices: £25 per person, £40 per couple.
Membership discounts: RHS members free entry in June; International Camellia Society members free entry; Cornwall Garden Society group entry discount (£8).
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: Two are available at the garden entrance.
Bicycle Storage: Not available.
Public Transport: Bus stop at local village of Probus or ask driver to stop on A390 if they allow it.
Postcode for SatNavs: The garden recommends using TR2 4DD
Last Entry: An hour before 'Closing Time'.
Size of Site: 30 Acres.
Profile Information: Last updated by Trewithen Gardens and Parks in 2021.