Caerhays Castle and Gardens

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Caerhays Castle and Gardens

The Caerhays Estate features the magnificent 19th Century castle that is Caerhays Castle, designed by famous architect John Nash

Sitting amidst 120 acres of woodland gardens, Caerhays Gardens are English Heritage Listed Grade II and combine beautiful woodlands with the Cornish coastline.

Caerhays boasts an astounding collection of woodland plants, many of which were originally brought over from China during the expeditions of the great plant hunters, Ernest Wilson and George Forrest. The 1911 trip, (and subsequent trips), were partly funded by JC Williams of Caerhays, where the finest camellias, rhododendrons, narcissi and primroses grow in abundance. The spectacular gardens are very much a floral sight to be seen for all who visit during spring. Caerhays Castle Gardens was awarded National Collection Status in 2001, the grounds contain over 450 magnolias, making it one of the most important collections in The British Isles.

Caerhays is also a member of The Great Gardens of Cornwall. The Gardens open to the public from the 16th February – 21st June 2015. 10am – 5pm daily (last entry at 4pm)

The castle opens for guided tours from the 23rd March – 19th June 2015 weekdays only.

The Magnolia Tea Rooms and castle gift shop are open daily. For more information:-

Tel: 01872 501310 




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