Gardens of Falmouth

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4 DAYS - OVERNIGHT IN FALMOUTH

Departing Friday 10th April 2015

The gardens in Cornwall are at their most spectacular in April with its exotic tree ferns, lofty rhododendrons, magnolias, camellias and many more unusual plants from the slopes of the Himalayas. Together with the warm climate of Cornwall makes this a wonderful weekend away.

DAY 1 - FRIDAY

Depart Fishguard: Pick-up in Haverfordwest, Milford Haven, Steynton, Neyland, Pembroke, Milton, Tenby and Kilgetty. Arriving late afternoon in Falmouth for Dinner, Bed and Breakfast.

DAY 2 - SATURDAY

TREBAH GARDEN

This is an important historical garden with many rare plants. Exotic waterside plants, streams cascading over waterfalls, towering Rhododendrons of scarlet and pastel shades.

NT GLENDURGAN GARDENS

The 26 acre gardens has glorious spring displays of Magnolias, Rhododendrons, Primroses, Bluebells and many other Spring flowering plants. A highly unusual laurel maze.

DAY 3 - SUNDAY

CAERHAYS CASTLE GARDEN

A thrilling place for a springtime woodland walk. Caerhays hold the national Collection of Magnolias, flowers the size of dinner plates. E.H. Wilson and George Forrest brought back some wonderful plants from the Far East.

NT TRELLISSICK

An early 20th Century garden of some 30 acres. Rhododendrons, Camellias and an extensive woods with Foxgloves.

DAY 4 - MONDAY

Return home via:

NT KILLERINGTON, DEVON

A 21 acre garden of trees and Mediterranean plants. A woodland garden crammed with beautiful trees, many of them grown from seed, brought back from plant-hunters’ expeditions in the 19th and 20th centuries. In Spring, the Rhododendrons, Azaleas and Magnolias are remarkable.

HOTEL - 3 * PENMERE MANOR BEST WESTERN FALMOUTH

  • Set in 5 acres on the outskirts of Falmouth.
  • Friendly services with a good range of facilities including a leisure complex.
  • National Trust Price: £313 sharing
  • Non Members Price: £337 sharing
  • Single Room: First 4 rooms NIL – after £30 per night supplement
  • Price includes all coach travel (EXTRA LEG ROOMED COACH - coach supplied by Richard bros) and admissions to all gardens (escorted throughout)
  • Hotel is half board

Pick up to include

  • Carmarthen
  • Swansea
  • Cardiff