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Heligan in Cornwall is one of the most magical gardens in England, bursting with wild life.

Blessed with a mild climate, it can look green and almost tropical even in mid winter when most places are still in the grips of cold weather.

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Heligan - Visitor Guide


The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Pentewan, St Austell,

Postcode PL26 6EN.
Telephone:01726 845100
Fax:01726 845101
Map:Heligan Streetmap

Large Car Park with free parking for cars and coaches.

Essential kit:Plant identification guide. Binoculars for bird watching.
Nature watching:Gardens with plants and bird watching opportunities.

Disabled parking close to entrance. Manual wheelchairs. Disabled toilets. Most of the Northern Gardens are accessible. There is full access to Horsemoor Hide indoor wildlife centre, and the Steward's House. The Jungle and Wider Estate are not easily accessible as the gradients of the pathways are very steep. Downloadable access guide available.

Getting there:Travelline South West
Opening times:Open daily except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Peak season from March-October, 10.00 am-6.00pm. Winter opening between November-February, 10.00 am-5.00pm.
Charges:Adults £7.50; Senior Citizens £7.00; Children (5-16 years) £4.00; Children under five free. Family tickets available.
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