Trewithen Garden and House

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Internationally renowned gardens with a collection of rare trees and shrubs

Open for the 2022 season from 1st March – 30th September

Please check back for 2023 opening times.

Trewithen Gardens and House has been the home of the Hawkins Family since 1715. These internationally renowned gardens have a collection of rare trees and shrubs. The gardens have been awarded three stars in the Michelin Guide to the South West and it is RHS recommended.

Trewithen means “house of trees” and with thirty acres of surrounding parkland the name couldn’t be more appropriate.

Facilities and access

  • Tickets available to order in advance (not mandatory, but advised) – book via this link
  • Disabled access available around majority of the garden
  • Toilets
  • Level parking
  • Dogs on lead welcome


Grampound Road

2022 Opening times


Daily: 10.00 – 16.30 from Tuesday 1st March until Friday 30th September

(Walled Garden: open daily as part of the Silent Space initiative)

Trewithen House

Following the restoration of the House, guided tours will be available from 24th April through to 28 June on a Sunday-Tues inclusive, with timings between 1300-1500.

Tea Shed

Open daily from March until 30th September.

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Furniss Island

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Glasteinan Woods

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