Elsie & Fleur

There’s nothing better than getting out into the fresh air and taking a brisk walk. Here are our five favourite walks for this time of year:

Trellisick Garden

We love visiting Trellisick Garden to see its superb collection of tender and exotic plants. It’s on its own peninsula and has great views of the estuary of the River Fal.

Not only can you walk through the gardens with its twisting paths decorated with hydrangeas, rhododendrons, camellias and ginger lilies, but you can also walk around its idyllic 121-hectare estate with countryside, woodlands and coast.

Eden Project

The Eden Project is always high on our list of great places to visit. We love walking through its rainforest and stunning gardens.

Its gardens are full of fascinating plants and information on how we use them for things like medicine, fuels, materials and food the world over. A great place for inspiration.

The Camel Trail

The Camel Trail was built on the trackbed of the old Wadebridge to Padstow railway line so is perfect for our staff who live in the area. It’s full of great views including across the Camel River to Rock and views across Padstow Harbour. It’s also good for viewing wildlife such as birds and even has its own hide.

Caerhays Castle Gardens

Another favourite garden our staff members like to visit is Caerhays Castle Gardens. It is famous for its x williamsii camellia hybrids and its huge Asiatic magnolias. It also has a collection of more than 500 different Magnolias, which is well worth seeing.

Walking through the woodland garden gives great views of the sea.


Last, but by no means least, is Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, which is nestled in a beautiful valley overlooking St Michael’s Mount. We’re really impressed with its planting scheme as it contains both sub-tropical and architectural plants in a free-flowing fashion. It’s great to wonder through the mature woodlands and it’s a haven for wildlife too.

Written by Sarah Johnstone — October 06, 2015

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