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Trelissick

A tranquil and varied National Trust garden on the Fal River with a superb collection of tender and exotic plants.

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National Trust Trelissick

A tranquil and varied National Trust garden on the Fal River with a superb collection of tender and exotic plants.


The Fal River is a beautiful setting for Trelissick with many visitors arriving by boat at Trelissick Pontoon each summer.

Starting in a complex of former farm buildings and garden walls, explore this elevated garden with its views of deep wooded valleys and flashes of blue water.

Trelissick sits on its own peninsula in an unspoilt stretch of the Fal River. Picturesque planting is heightened by the folding contours and the informal wooded setting.

There are places in both the sun and the shade to discover a wide range of plants and areas to sit down and recharge your batteries.

There are four summerhouses dotted around the garden, perfect places for picnics, the magical Cryptomeria tree and gorgeous riverside woodland walks to enjoy.

You'll find unique gifts and souvenirs in the art and craft galleries as well as home-cooked snacks and lunches in the bright, airy cafe. On Sunday, you can even enjoy a locally sourced roast dinner in Trelissick's atmospheric barn.

Latest News from National Trust Trelissick

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Top 10 Summer Holiday Activities in Cornwall

Top 10 Summer Holiday Activities in Cornwall

From 22 July 2017

Schools out for summer! Keep the kids entertained with these fail-safe ideas for things to do over the school holidays in and around the Fal River. Take your pick of our favourite family-friendly events and special summer offers.

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Fal River Faves: Trelissick Garden

Fal River Faves: Trelissick Garden

From 23 June 2017

A beautiful house with a fascinating past, tranquil gardens with elevated views of the Fal River, over 300 acres of panoramic parkland, a sheltered beach and magical woodlands... we love our neighbours National Trust Trelissick.

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Top Things to do in June

Top Things to do in June

6 June 2017

The low-down on the best events, exhibitions, shows and activities taking place around the river in June! Check out our June highlights below and we'll see you out there!

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