The Victorian Gardener

The British are known for their love of cultivating beautiful gardens - a passion which goes back to the Middle Ages. In those days, the gardens were useful and well-ordered, providing fruit and vegetables and also herbs to make medicines. However, the luxury of...

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Enjoy a Christmas Lunch at Pinetum Gardens

  Are you looking for a unique, atmospheric location for a Festive Lunch? Here at Pinetum every Wednesday and Sunday from the 5th December we'll be offering our very own take on Christmas Dinner, all served in our festively decorated Courtyard dining space....

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Discover the ‘hidden gardeners’ of Pinetum

Have you met our  'Hidden Gardeners' & the sculptor behind them? Here his wife Lyn tells us about her husband Nigel Wills, a Cornishman who, over the last 7 years, has begun to fulfil his lifelong dream - creating exquisite sculptures of fish, shells, birds and...

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Introduction To Pinetum – Cornwall’s Secret Garden

  Introduction Pinetum is Cornwall’s new secret garden, a botanical paradise nestled on the South coast. Home to a wide variety of plants set across 30 acres, Pinetum offers a haven of tranquillity in contrast with the fast pace of modern life. Pinetum has been...

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Explore Pinetum Gardens this year this with myhotelbreak

In the first of a series of guest blogs, we asked accommodation providers myhotelbreak to explore the reasons why their customers love to visit Pinetum, here’s what they had to say: When seeking the perfect hotel break, having interesting and memorable attractions...

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Discover Our Postcode Offer

Whether you’re a frequent visitor to Pinetum or you are looking to discover ‘Cornwall’s Secret Garden’ for the first time you can’t afford to miss this very special offer. Over the next six weeks we will be throwing open our gates to Cornish...

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Eggcellent Egg Hunt

We need your help! The Easter bunny has given us 11 letters to hide around our gardens and it's your mission to find them and solve our Easter phrase. Visit our admissions desk and our friendly staff will hand you a slip to note down what you've found. Come back once...

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Celebrate Chinese New Year This February Half Term

Join us at Pinetum Gardens this February half term for a day full of fun and activities to help celebrate the Chinese New Year.Plymouth Chinese School will be delivering family workshops throughout the day to celebrate Chinese culture through four exciting...

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Winter at Pinetum Gardens

AS THE heavens open, and residents mourn the passing of Summer, Pinetum Gardens in St Austell is offering a ray of hope – with an offer to check out Cornwall’s most colourful winter gardens.

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