February and March – Heavenly Hellebores
Throughout February we have a stunning range of Hellebores in our brand new Carnation House. We are self-confessed Hellebore addicts, what could be more cheery in the dark winter months? Hundreds of plants for sale and plenty of advice on how to get the best from these tough stunners.
Guided Glasshouse Tours
Every Wednesday 14th March to 25th April - 10am start - £10 per person including tea, coffee and cake in our Vinery Café must be pre booked and paid – click here to book
Enjoy a guided tour of our newly rebuilt glasshouses. Find out about the fascinating history of our estate, once known as Tongswood and find out how history has come full circle to save this important and rare heritage site. You'll get to see areas which are usually out of bounds. We'll tell you all about the new technologies used to rebuild these 140 year old glasshouses to ensure that they stand for another 140 years!
Mothers Day - Sunday 11th March
Bring Mum along to have a walk around our stunning walled garden, admire our newly rebuilt glasshouses and then take her for a treat in our Vinery Café. Remember, we’re now licensed and serve delicious roast dinners on a Sunday, booking essential. Just for Mum, we’ll throw in a little treat for every breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea booked.
Good Friday 30th March up to and including Sunday 8th April (we are open on Bank Holiday Monday 2nd April) £5 per child.
Booking essential for our Vinery Café. Bring the kids to us for a run around. Find the chicks on our Easter Trail to get the answer required to win your prize. Good old fashioned fun for the family with a big dollop of fresh air. Enjoy a delicious meal in our Vinery Café with a child friendly selection on offer throughout Easter.
Grand Launch of our New Glasshouses
Heritage Heroes with Sir Tim Smit KBE
Saturday 5th May at 2pm – 4pm
Back in 2016 we were gifted the money to rebuild four of our Victorian Glasshouses by the granddaughter of the original Head Gardener.
Now, on the 5th May, our Carnation, Cucumber, Pelargonium and Hot House will be opened to the public, newly built and looking splendid.
We are honoured to have Sir Tim Smit of the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project here on Saturday 5th May to carry out our grand opening. Sir Tim went to Cranbrook and Vinehall Schools locally and is a hero of ours. Tim is an enigmatic speaker and will tell us of how he uncovered Heligan after it’d had been ‘lost’ since 1915. Who better to open our glasshouses and celebrate with us on this very special day. Tim will be joined by two more heritage heroes for the afternoon, with three entertaining talks from three inspirational people, book signings and tea, coffee and cake all included, tickets are limited for this day . £45 per person all inclusive. – click here to book