An intimate 3 acre award-winning cottage style garden and specialist plant nursery nestled in a secluded hidden valley in Cornwall. There are 26 identified beds and borders that are full of colour from early season to late autumn. It is a wonderfully peaceful place to sit and dream amongst the borders/beds set with herbaceous perennials, shrubs and grasses, and collections of Crocosmia, Agapanthus and Dahlias. There is a pond area with wildlife and bog planting, and a shady Fernery, also Japanese and Mediterranean areas and Iris Bed.

You can make your own refreshments in the Tea Hut and sample the delicious homemade cakes, also buy plants at the plant nursery. Dogs on leads with careful owners are welcome. Parking, Toilets and picnic tables.

Open 20th March to 15th October (except Tues and Weds) from 10 to 6. Entry is just £4.00 with free entry (and Garden Quiz) for children and free access to the plant nursery/tea hut.

Directions: From A390 between St Austell and Lostwithiel, turn onto the B3269 towards Fowey, then right after 200 yards following the signs for 2 miles. Or, coming from Fowey itself: take the  B3269 towards Bodmin/Lostwithiel. Just before reaching the A390, turn sharp left onto a minor road and follow the signs for 2 miles (at this junction, there is a small brown sign on right hand side of the road, pointing left).

Special offer

Love Fowey Special: Visit Hidden Valley Gardens in Regatta Week on Thursday to Saturday with 2 for 1 Garden Entrance Offer. Just quote "Love Fowey and the Regatta" when you arrive.