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Pinetum Park & Pine Lodge Gardens.

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A brief history

Growing the largest collection of plants in any garden in the south west.
Awarded a Highly Commended Certificate of Visitor Attraction of the year 2002. We've also got the award for small visitor attraction of the year 2008.

Pine Lodge Gardens, near St Austell in the lovely county of Cornwall, had its beginnings in the 1950s as a two acre garden. The history of the land goes back to the tin and copper mining era of 1830. It was finally abandoned as uneconomical in the 1850s and reverted back to the home farm of Cuddra until the estate was broken up and sold.

The previous owners moved here in 1976 and became

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fascinated with the world of plants. The collection now stands at over 6000, all labelled. Over the years the garden has grown and now covers thirty acres.

A two year project which started in 2006 developing new Herbaceous Borders and 3acre Winter garden, which is maturing well.

Points of Interest

  • Armillary Sphere, Acer Glade, Arboretum

  • Bridge

  • Camomile Seat, Cascades, Cottage Garden

  • Engine House Models

  • Fernery, Frog Cascade

  • Japanese Garden

  • Winter Garden of 3 Acres

  • Lake

  • Marsh Garden

  • Newt Pond

  • Pergola, Pinetum, Plant sale, Pond

  • Statues, Secret Garden, Serpentine Walk

  • Tea Room, Terrace, Toilets

  • Water Garden, Woodland Walk

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  • Directions

    Off A390, follow brown tourist signs.

    Pinetum Park & Pine Lodge Gardens. Postcode for SatNav: PL25 3RQ


    +44 (0)1726 735 00
    +44 (0)1726 773 70

    St Austell
    PL25 3RQ

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