Garden: 18h century grounds landscaped by Humphrey Repton surround the Carew family mansion at Antony. Within the grounds are formal and woodland gardens with statuary, and the National Collection of Day Lilies. Torpoint, Cornwall, England, PL11 2QA
Garden: A 17th-century deer park with 100 head of deer is set in a larger estate with parkland and formal gardens surrounding the 18th-century mansion of Boconnoc House. The gardens are lush with colour in spring and summer. Boconnoc, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, England, PL22 0RG
Bonython is a lush 8-acre garden surrounding an 18th-century house. Trails lead around three lakes, each boasting a different planting scheme and colour theme. Look for the thatched tea house, the chapel formed by hedges, and an 18th-century walled garden with long herbaceous borders. Curry Cross Lanes, Helston, Cornwall, England, TR12 7BA
A variety of garden areas surround Bosvigo House, a Georgian house on the outskirts of Truro. A walled garden, Victorian conservatory, topiary, a woodland walk, and several themed colour gardens add interest throughout the growing season. Bosvigo bills itself as Cornwall's Best Kept Secret, and when it comes to gardens that may be true. Bosvigo Lane, Truro, Cornwall, England, TR1 3NH
Proud winners of numerous gold medals at the Chelsea Flower show, Burncoose provides a 30-acre woodland garden for visitors to enjoy, linked to an award-winning nursery. The garden is at its best in late winter and early spring, when daffodils, bluebells, primroses, snowdrops, and other early flowering plants provide a welcome carpet of colour. Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall, England, TR16 6BJ
Stunning 20th-century woodland gardens surround the stately home of Caerhays Castle. Caerhays features plants from China and the Far East in a sheltered valley on the south Cornish coast. At its best in Spring, with fantastic colour in March, April, and May. Caerhays features the National Magnolia Collection. Gorran, St Austell, Cornwall, England, PL26 6LY
One of the most popular visitor attractions in south-west England, the Eden Project is a series of large biodomes (or 'biomes') housing collections of plants from around the world, sited in an old clay pit. The biodomes are made of plastic cells supported by a framework of steel, creating unique environments for a wide variety of plants. Bodelva, St Austell, Cornwall, England, PL24 2SG
Glendurgan is a subtropical garden set above the Helford estuary. Exotic flowers, shrubs, and trees flourish in this sheltered valley location. The massive laurel maze is a sure hit with younger visitors! Durgan, Mawnan Smith, Falmouth, Cornwall, England, TR11 5JZ
A piece of the Orient in southern England; authentic Japanese gardens covering 1.5 acres, with koi ponds, water gardens, a peaceful zen garden, a bamboo grove and a bonsai nursery. St Mawgan, Newquay, Cornwall, England, TR8 4ET
Ken-Caro Garden, near Liskeard, is a 4-acre domestic garden offering a great deal of interest for the horticultural enthusiast. In addition to a lily pond, flowering shrubs, conifers, and herbaceous plants, an aviary provides added interest. Bicton, Liskeard, Cornwall, England, PL14 5RF
The Wellington Hotel is an imposing granite building that was built before the Battle of Waterloo. It was converted into a hotel in 1813 and named after the The Iron Duke (Arthur Wellesley; 1769-1852) after he allegedly stayed here.
An 18th century hotel in the centre of St Austell Cornwall that has been refurbished to a high modern standard whilst maintaining most of it's original features. All of our 17 rooms are en-suite and have recently been redecorated to a high standard.