Hotel Carlton Towan Headland 6 Dane Road Newquay TR7 1HL Tel: 01637 872658


Lost gardens of Heligan

……You will love the lost Gardens.  Discover the finest productive gardens in Cornwall along winding paths laid out over two centuries ago.Get lost in the exotic jungle or adventuring along raised boardwalks leading around 4 ponds past giant rhubarb, banana plantation and through tunnels of towering bamboo also home to the national collection of camellias and rhododendrons with Italian gardens, flower gardens, herb gardens and over 22 acres this is a full day out for all to enjoy, Also you must visit the tearooms and the cream tea is highly recommended,  they also have a plant centre so you can create your own little piece of Heligan at home. open all year round


This National Trust property commands an outstanding position at the head of Carrick Roads. Gardens on many levels with year-round colour and interest, Cornish apple orchard and traditional summerhouses. Exotic plants, camellias, magnolias, rhododendrons and many rare hydrangeas. Large estate has park, woodland and riverside walks, with panoramic views .Park and Walks open year round.Garden open limited hours in winter. For a special day out arrive by boat from Falmouth. 01872 862090

Eden Project

Discover plants that have helped humanity since the dawn of time, including things you have only ever heard about, Trek through steamy jungles, past shacks, waterfalls and plantation – Eden has the largest rainforest in captivity, with a tree canopy almost 50 metres high. Travel to the Mediterranean without leaving the UK you’ll find perfumed citrus orchards, olive groves and delicious Mediterranean food all enclosed in the second Biome. The Eden sessions are now well established as one of the highlights of the uk’s summer music festival season taking place in July and August, open all year round