Welcome to Trewithen

The House is now CLOSED for a restoration and alteration project.

The Gardens will however be OPEN from 1st of March to the 30th of June 2019.

              The Tea Shed will be open from the 1st of March to 30 June 10am to 4pm 7 days a week, closing on a Monday and Tuesday from 1st July – 27th October 2019.

Home to the same family for more than 300 years and an International Camellia Garden of Excellence, Trewithen’s horticulture, Champion Trees, intriguing pathways and unexpected treasures are both memorable and exceptional. 



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The Plant of the month for March is…

Places to visit in Cornwall - Trewithen Gardens

Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata When she is in flower she is hard to ignore. Situated, in perfect perspective to the house, half way down our south lawn. She dominates the vista (all year round but especially in spring). From winter with the flower buds cloaked in their little furry jackets, or their technical name “perules”, […]

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Plant of the month for February

Camellia x williamsii ‘Hi-lo’ This lovely semi double pink camellia first arrived at Trewithen under the propagation number HJ-10. After planting in the garden and then propagating stock was available for sale in our plant centre. The entry in our catalogue that year, 1986, misspelt the name HJ-10 and was printed as ‘Hilo’! Thus from […]

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Plant of the month. January

The search is on for #PPoTY2019 satrting with: January I am spoilt for choice once again. The perception is that we are in the bleak mid winter but a stroll around the garden would soon change your opinion. There is an abundance of flower around, almost too much for the time of as spring is […]

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