The Original Garden Visitor's Guide

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Enjoy a group day out to The Lost Gardens of Heligan; the largest garden restoration in Europe, home to a National Collection of camellias and rhododendrons and bursting with romance and intrigue around every pathway and corner. Whether you are looking for breath-taking surroundings, history, horticulture, wildlife or a unique day in the heart of the Cornish countryside, The Lost Gardens has it all.

If you would like to discover even more on your visit then the Heligan team can arrange a guided garden tour with one their knowledgeable tour guides.

Group tours at Heligan take the form of a leisurely stroll around the main features of the historical Northern Gardens. Included in the tour, you'll visit magnificent productive gardens which are home to over 300 varieties of heritage fruit and vegetables. But beware, this may leave you with garden envy!

During the tour, groups will learn about the fascinating history of the Heligan estate, the magnificent success story of its restoration, and about how the world famous project continues to progress today.

Guided tours are suitable for visitors of all abilities. Should any members of a group have walking difficulties, wheelchairs can be supplied on a first-come, first-served basis.

Fact File

Opening Times: From 10am daily, all year round (Except Christmas Day)
Admission Rates: Adults £14.50, Student £8.50, Children (5 - 17) £6.50 Children (Under 5) Free
Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) £37.50
Group Rates: Adult £11.30, Senior £9.70, Child (5-17) £5.30,
Student £6.80. Driver £free, Tour Leader £free. Please contact us to discuss your guided tour needs.
Facilities: Free parking, shop, licensed tearooms and restaurant, plant sales. Dogs welcome all year round on short leads.
Disabled Access: Here at Heligan, we continually work to ensure that all our visitors, whatever their ability, can gain the most from their visit and have the best possible access to our facilities and services. Please visit website for access information.
Tours/Events: Please see for full event information along with tour information.
Coach Parking: Yes, by prior arrangement.
Length of Visit: At least four hours.
Booking Contact: Group Booking Department, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Pentewan, St Austell, PL26 6EN.
Location: From St Austell take the B3273 towards Mevagissey and follow the brown tourist signs to The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Updated: 05/12/2017

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