Blooming late!

Blooming late!

Rhododendron Polar Bear is known for being a late bloomer, usually showing its colours towards the end of June or beginning of July, but this year it’s been particularly shy – only beginning to bloom at the end of August. R. Polar Bear is a particularly striking...
A walk on the wild side for Mount Hawke Academy

A walk on the wild side for Mount Hawke Academy

As part of their summer term topic of ‘growing,’ reception year pupils from Mount Hawke Academy had an opportunity to get some hands-on outdoor experience at Trewithen Gardens. Led by Head Gardener, Gary Long, they explored the garden, discovered that many of...
Pasties and presents to celebrate 25 years of service

Pasties and presents to celebrate 25 years of service

Trewithen gardener, Neil Trebilcock, had a bit of a shock when he went inside for a quiet lunch break last week. Around 20 members of staff and the Galsworthy family were gathered with pasties and presents to celebrate his 25th anniversary working at Trewithen. He was...
Trewithen treats for Dads on Father’s Day

Trewithen treats for Dads on Father’s Day

As a celebration of Father’s Day and because dads deserve treats too, entry to Trewithen Gardens will be free for fathers on Sunday, June 19th. Celebrated as one of England’s most beautiful spring gardens and famed worldwide for its camellias, magnolias and...
Next generation prepares to take the reins at Trewithen

Next generation prepares to take the reins at Trewithen

The tenth generation of the same family is preparing to take responsibility for Trewithen, one of the oldest and most beautiful estates in Cornwall. Sam Galsworthy, eldest son of Michael Galsworthy, and his wife, Kitty, will become increasingly involved in the...