3-acre riverside garden some 20 yrs old specialising in trees and shrubs chosen for their flowers, foliage and form, embracing a Gothic lodge remodelled in 2016. Magnolias and camellias, prunus and pieris, azaleas and rhododendrons, paulownias and viburnums, with cornus, davidias and stewartia later. Recently extended water garden with sculptures.
Informal setting complemented by ponds, waterfalls, spring bulbs and herbaceous flowers, surrounding a Gothic former lodge by the Glynn estate.
Sunday 18 March, Sunday 15 April, Sunday 17 June (1 - 6pm). Admission £4.00, children free. Cream teas.
Mr Tony Ryde
Wheelchair access to gravelled areas around house and along two sides of garden.
How to find us
The Lodge, Fletchersbridge, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30 4AN
2m E of Bodmin. From A38 at Glynn Crematorium r'about take rd towards Cardinham and continue through hamlet of Fletchersbridge. Garden first on R over river bridge.
More about The Lodge
Early April sees more than 20 magnolias in flower, with camellias, daffodils and primroses everywhere. Later come the yellow magnolias, prunus, drimys and pieris. May is for azaleas and rhododendrons, still more magnolias, paulownias, viburnums and carpets of bluebells. Later and into June the cornus are in full bract, especially Norman Hadden, Satomi and many Kousas, with perhaps the first davidias too, followed by styrax, stewartia, philadelphus, geraniums, roses and herbaceous favourites. All of this in an informal setting, surrounding a Gothic former lodge by the Glynn estate.