Useful Links

International Camellia Society

An international community of camellia lovers, the International Camellia Society represents every aspect of this beautiful plant. Members  enjoy a variety of organised visits throughout the year, as well as receive a wide range of interesting articles and access to advice from the world’s leading experts.

Royal Horticultural Society

The RHS shares their passion for gardening through the many flower shows, campaigns and community outreach programmes they run each year – with the core aim of making gardening accessible to all at their heart. Members of the society can enjoy great days out at 176 gardens around the UK.

Cornwall Garden Society

Celebrating all that our beautiful Cornish Gardens have to offer, members of the society enjoy a wide range of lectures and garden visits throughout the year, whilst also benefiting from the chance to exchange tips, ideas and advice.


Perennial is the national charity for those who work or have worked in horticulture and their spouses/partners when they face adversity or need.

Historic and Botanic Gardens Bursary Scheme 

The Historic and Botanic Garden Bursary Scheme enables enthusiastic and committed horticulturalists to increase their horticultural and other technical skills through practically based training placements, in a range of historic and botanic gardens.

Great Gardens of Cornwall

Enjoying the warmth of the Gulf Stream, these magical Cornish gardens are home to a wealth of the most exciting, rare and beautiful plants and trees in the British Isles.


Places to stay:

The Nare Hotel 

The Nare stands alone in extensive grounds above Carne Beach surrounded by National Trust land, on the coastal path with wide sea views of Gerrans Bay and Nare Head, from which the hotel derives its name.

Hotel Tresanton 

Tresanton is one of the West Country’s most famous hotels, situated at the edge of the unspoiled village of St. Mawes. All rooms have stunning views across the sea and look towards St. Anthony’s lighthouse.

Stay In Cornwall

At Stay In Cornwall we have an extensive range of accommodation options to suit families, couples, large groups and those with furry friends. offers a beautiful selection of cottages in Truro and across Cornwall. Our collection of cottages is perfect for families, large groups and couples. We also have several dog friendly cottages too.

Polpier & Penpol

Polpier offers the ultimate adventure for those seeking somewhere extraordinary to enjoy a special celebration, or simply enjoy an exclusive place to kick back.Designed in 1892 by Cornish architect Silvanus Trevail, Polpier has been luxuriously restored to provide guests with spacious comfort, relaxation and enjoyment.

St. Michaels Hotel and Spa 

A stylish hotel in Falmouth situated on the beautiful Cornish coast, with stunning sea views across sub tropical gardens and a sandy “Blue Flag” beach to the glittering ocean and coastline beyond.

Merchant House

Merchant House in Truro is a friendly, welcoming hotel with a fantastic central location that makes it perfect for every type of visit to the county. Enjoy free parking, speedy WiFi, complimentary tea and homemade cake on arrival, comfy beds and cracking Full English Breakfasts during your stay. The hotel is also pleased to welcome dogs – providing them with their own doggy pack on arrival.

Perfect Stays

Specialising in luxury self-catering and exceptional holiday homes in Cornwall and Devon, Perfect Stays offer a wide range of different accommodation – from stunning boutique homes to beautiful, luxurious holiday homes & unique cottages.

Cornish Traditional Cottages

Dedicated to providing quality self-catering accommodation throughout the county, Cornish Traditional Cottages have over 50 years’ experience and over 250 hand-picked and personally inspected properties to share with you.

Trevornick Holiday Park in Cornwall 

With one of the very best beaches in Cornwall on its doorstep and fabulous facilities, Trevornick has all the ingredients for you and your family to experience a fantastic and truly memorable camping holiday in Cornwall

Self-catering in Grampound

Surrounded by 4 acres of garden and orchards, Tug’s Barn is a cottage for 2 sitting beside a pretty Victorian house in Grampound.

Perran Springs Holiday Park

An award winning family holiday park near Perranporth. is home to a unique number of collections which means we can offer thousands of personalised holiday properties in the UK, Ireland, France and Italy. Fancy a Dorset cottage holiday or a Lake District break? Maybe you’d prefer a cottage in Cornwall or a delightful Devon cottage – we feature thousands of perfect holiday cottages for you.

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Further places to stay in Cornwall

Providing a wide range of accommodation available across the county, find your perfect places to stay with We are Cornwall. 

From what to do when the rain comes down to the history behind the county – find out everything you need to know about Cornwall right here.

If you are holidaying in an area, our fantastic search tools will provide you with all the details of the best Attractions, Accommodation and Restaurants. Our best selling books are available from all the main book stores, online and from us direct. The Top 100 App is now available from the Apple Store & Google Play.

Our great little city, be inspired

Cornwall’s south coast is a green and gold tapestry of wooded hills dropping down to secluded coves, of inlets the hide enchanted fishing villages or yacht anchorages and pilgrim trails that wind past sleepy farms and ancient stones. Trip Planner 

Unique online tool that searches for nearby gardens and nurseries to help you plan your day out.

Loyal Gardener 

Our mission is to provide you with a wealth of information on gardening that you can put to good use immediately in your own garden, and make the process that little bit more enjoyable. Read our Blog

Online Gardening Section – Saga Magazine

A great resource to tap into, the online gardening section of the Saga Magazine covers hundreds of topics – providing in-depth information, advice and ideas for horticulture lovers.