Attractions in Ponsanooth
Pendennis Castle / Falmouth
Pendennis Castle was built in the middle of the 16th century by Henry VIII as one of a pair of forts, with St Mawes Castle, to protect the Fal Estuary from the threat of invasion from France and Spain
Trebah Gardens / Helford
Trebah Gardens, spectacular 26 acre Cornish ravine garden that descends 200 feet to a private beach on the River Helford located near Falmouth in Cornwall
Glendurgan Gardens / Helford
One of the great sub-tropical gardens of the South-West on the Helford Estuary.
Penrose Water Gardens / Truro
Established for over twenty years, set within a beautiful woodland valley two and a half miles from Truro, in the centre of Cornwall
Bosvigo Garden / Truro
Georgian house surrounded by fine gardens featuring walled garden, borders, topiary and original Victorian conservatory. Also includes small woodland area and attached nursery
Burncoose Nurseries and Gardens / Redruth
30 acre woodland garden and attached nursery. Owned by the Caerhays estate from where many of the trees and shrubs came.
Carwinion House and Bamboo Garden / Helford
(NOW CLOSED) 18th Century manor house set in 12 acres of natural Victorian gardens overlooking the Helford River Estuary
Roseland House and Garden / Truro
18th century Mine Captain's House surrounded by a one acre garden with a large range of exotic and unusual plants. Attached nursery
Enys Gardens / Penryn
Said to be the oldest gardens in Cornwall, Enys Gardens date back to the early 1700s. Spread over 30 acres there are formal gardens, open meadow and woodland. One of the best times of year to visit is in spring when the ancient meadow of Parc Lyre comes alive with a carpet of bluebells.
Poldark Mine / Helston
Located in the picturesque Wendron Valley, close to Helston, Poldark Mine has free admission to the main site and offers something for all the family