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Hidden Valley Gardens

Award-winning 3 acre colourful garden in hidden valley with nursery. Cottage-style planting with herbaceous beds and borders, grasses, ferns and fruit. Gazebo with country views. Iris fairy well and vegetable potager. Special displays of herbaceous plants including collections of crocosmia, agapanthus and dahlias and many other colourful flowers. Children's quiz. Dogs on lead.

Open from 10 to 6, Thurs to Mon, 20 March to 15 Oct. Entry £5 incl complimentary tea/coffee. Children free. See website for special snowdrops opening in Feb. Tricia has a collection of some 80+ named snowdrops as well as hellebores and early flowering daffodils.

Tricia Howard

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Special drop off parking for wheelchair access directly into garden area. Mainly wheelchair accessible, some gentle slopes.

How to find us

Hidden Valley Gardens, Treesmill, Par, Cornwall, PL24 2TU

2m SW of Lostwithiel. Directions: From A390 between Lostwithiel (2m) & St Austell (5m), turn onto B3269 towards Fowey, then R turn within 200 metres. From Fowey, take B3269 and turn L at garden sign just prior to A390.

More about Hidden Valley Gardens

Hidden Valley Gardens is often referred to as a “Hidden Treat”. It was created with the aim of becoming a garden and wildlife haven, together with a specialist plant nursery and fruit production, and has been planted to provide extensive colour and interest throughout the season; from March to October, featuring herbaceous borders, cottage garden planting, a number of plant collections, and a wildlife pond. The plantings “come into their own” from early spring to autumn, with beds dedicated to a wide variety of plants. There are also unusual and traditional perennials for sale. It is a place of beauty and tranquillity, high horticultural interest and knowledge sharing. More information is available on