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Carminowe Valley Garden, Cornwall; a garden worth exploring - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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This lovely Cornish cottage hides a delightful garden that wends its way down through roses and shrubberies, wildflowers, over babbling brooks and natural ponds … filmed by owner Marion
Virtual Event
Today to Mon 29 Mar

Terry Waite in conversation with Cathy Rentzenbrink

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Terry Waite in conversation with Cathy Rentzenbrink On Thursday 11 March, join author, humanitarian, and former hostage, Terry Waite CBE, in conversation with Sunday Times bestselling author Cathy Rentzenbrink.
Virtual Event
Thu 11 Mar

Pencarrow - Open Garden for NGS

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50 acres of tranquil, family-owned Grade II* listed gardens. Superb specimen conifers, azaleas, magnolias and camellias galore.
Pencarrow, Bodmin PL30 3AG
Mon 12 Apr

Trewidden Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Historic Victorian garden with magnolias, camellias and magnificent tree ferns planted within ancient tin workings.
Trewidden Garden, Penzance TR20 8TT
Thu 22 Apr

Mediums & Psychics Weekend Looe

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Three nights of stage shows. Friday - Psychic Variety Show - Mentalism, Psychic, Clairvoyance, Mediumship. With Chris Forster, Michael Wysockyj and Helen Chapman.
Tencreek Holiday Park, Polperro Road, Looe PL13 2JR
Fri 23 Apr to Sun 25 Apr

Ash Barn - Open Garden for NGS

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Terraced 3 acre woodland garden, full of magnolias, camellias and fruit trees, under-planted with old roses, shrubs and Tamar Valley narcissi.
Ash Barn, Callington PL17 8BP
Sat 24 Apr and Sun 25 Apr

Chygurno - Open Garden for NGS

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Beautiful, unique, 3 acre cliffside garden overlooking Lamorna Cove. Planting started in 1998, mainly S-hemisphere shrubs and exotics with hydrangeas, camellias and rhododendrons.
Chygurno, Lamorna TR19 6XH
Sat 24 Apr and Sun 25 Apr

Trebartha Estate Garden and Country Garden at Lemarne - Open Garden for NGS

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Historic landscape gardens featuring streams, cascades, rocks and woodlands, incl fine trees, bluebells, ornamental walled garden and private modern country garden at Lemarne.
Trebartha Estate Garden and Country Garden at Lemarne, nr Launceston PL15 7PD
Sun 25 Apr

Trebarvah Woon - Open Garden for NGS

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A steeply sloping upper valley garden of just over 1 acre. The Helford stream forms a long lower boundary some of which is managed.
Trebarvah Woon, Falmouth TR11 5QN
Sun 2 May

East Down Barn - Open Garden for NGS

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Garden laid down between 1986-1991 with the conversion of the barn into a home and covers almost ½ acre of East sloping land with stream running North - South acting as the Easterly boundary.
East Down Barn, Liskeard PL14 3QU
Sun 2 May

Navas Hill House - Open Garden for NGS

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8½-acre elevated valley garden with paddocks, woodland, kitchen garden and ornamental areas. The ornamental garden consists of 2 plantsman areas with specialist trees and shrubs, walled rose garden,...
Navas Hill House, Falmouth TR11 5LL
Sun 2 May

Pinsla Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Surround yourself with deep nature. Pinsla is a tranquil cottage garden buzzing with insects enjoying the sheltered sunny edge of a wild wood.
Pinsla Garden, Bodmin PL30 4AY
Tue 4 May

Pinsla Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Surround yourself with deep nature. Pinsla is a tranquil cottage garden buzzing with insects enjoying the sheltered sunny edge of a wild wood.
Pinsla Garden, Bodmin PL30 4AY
Wed 5 May

Penmilder - Open Garden for NGS

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This is a gently sloping, S-facing garden of approx 2½ acres. Lawns with mature borders and a lily pond with plenty of wildlife.
Penmilder, Liskeard PL14 4EL
Sun 9 May

South Lea - Open Garden for NGS

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In the front a path winds through interesting landscaping with a small pond. Tropical beds by front door with palms, cannas, etc.
South Lea, Saltash PL12 6QS
Sun 9 May, Sun 4 Jul

Boconnoc - Open Garden for NGS

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20 acres surrounded by parkland and woods with magnificent trees, flowering shrubs and stunning views.
Boconnoc, Lostwithiel PL22 0RG
Sun 9 May

South Bosent - Open Garden for NGS

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This garden is an example of work in progress currently being developed from farmland. The aim is to create a combination of interesting plants coupled with habitat for wildlife over a total of 9.
South Bosent, Liskeard PL14 4LX
Wed 12 May

South Bosent - Open Garden for NGS

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This garden is an example of work in progress currently being developed from farmland. The aim is to create a combination of interesting plants coupled with habitat for wildlife over a total of 9.
South Bosent, Liskeard PL14 4LX
Thu 13 May

The Japanese Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Discover an oasis of tranquillity in a Japanese-style Cornish garden, set in approx 1 acre. Spectacular Japanese maples and azaleas, symbolic teahouse, koi pond, bamboo grove, stroll woodland, zen...
The Japanese Garden, St Mawgan TR8 4ET
Sun 16 May and Mon 17 May

Alverton Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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Alverton Cottage is a grade 2 listed Regency house. The garden is modest in size though large for a Penzance garden, S-facing and sheltered by mature trees incl elms.
Alverton Cottage, Penzance TR18 4TG
Sun 16 May

Pinsla Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Surround yourself with deep nature. Pinsla is a tranquil cottage garden buzzing with insects enjoying the sheltered sunny edge of a wild wood.
Pinsla Garden, Bodmin PL30 4AY
Tue 18 May

Pinsla Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Surround yourself with deep nature. Pinsla is a tranquil cottage garden buzzing with insects enjoying the sheltered sunny edge of a wild wood.
Pinsla Garden, Bodmin PL30 4AY
Wed 19 May

Anvil Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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During lockdown, we took the opportunity to revamp some of the garden. Regular visitors will spot that some overgrown areas have been thinned, but it remains a plantsman’s garden.
Anvil Cottage, South Hill PL17 7LP
Sun 23 May

Windmills - Open Garden for NGS

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Next to medieval church and on the site of an old rectory and there are still signs in places of that long gone building.
Windmills, Callington PL17 7LP
Sun 23 May

Caervallack - Open Garden for NGS

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Romantic garden arranged into rooms, the collaboration between an artist and an architect. Colour and form of plants against architectural experiments in cob, concrete and shaped hedges and topiary.
Caervallack, Helston TR12 6DF
Sun 30 May

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