For an exclusive view into life at the Lost Gardens take a look at our videos of wildlife, events and activities captured around the gardens and estate.
We have been fortunate enough to catch a glimpse of Heligan’s elusive otter on our camera trap.
A pair of Grey Wagtails have nested in one of our walled gardens. They are busy feeding four healthy chicks.
Local bee expert Harold Stamper joins Heligan bee lady Laurren in saving a colony of bees who’s home became exposed after an old oak in the Jungle came down. Harold and Laurren safely removed the queen and all her drones and relocated them within Heligan’s 200 acre estate.
Due to the success of our Mouse Cam, we have developed a unique artificial Fox earth. We are pleased to show this video of a Fox exploring its potential new home.
With spring just around the corner, we have created our spring 2012 preview video. This video will give our followers an idea of what they can expect at The Lost Gardens over the next few months!
Happy New Year from all at The Lost Gardens of Heligan. Here is a selection of highlights from Heligan in 2011.
Its seaweed season at The Lost Gardens and its all hands on deck to collect as much as possible! Vegetable garden supervisor Nicola explains why this is such an important resource.
On Monday 5th December from 5:30pm to 9pm The Lost Gardens of Heligan celebrates the festive season with an enchanting Cornish Christmas evening.
Our pair of Wood Mice are currently in the purpose built box within the Barn Owl Tower
Rainy days create the perfect opportunity for those inside gardening jobs. Heligan Productive Gardener Laurren takes you inside the head gardeners office to see what’s going on.
Paul Young and Simon Stannard (Wing of St.Mawes) cook up some mouth-watering dishes within the gardens here at Heligan.
In celebration of 21 years since the gardens discovery, Cornish sculptor James Eddy was invited by
The Lost Gardens of Heligan to interpret the essence of the gardens and estate in the form of a sculpture.
With the design brief of ‘Growth and Decay’ James created Heligan’s new ‘Charcoal Sculpture’.
Watch as Heligans Barn Owls raise their young Owlets in one of our specially made boxes.
To celebrate Heligan’s 21st birthday, a four day gardening celebration took place between 7th-10th September. This celebration included walks, talks and demonstrations by special guests and Heligan’s own gardening team.
Find out by watching this video.
This years Tawny Owlet explores the outside world for the very first time.
A member of Heligans wildlife team speaks about these amazing plants that reside here at The Lost Gardens of Heligan.
This pair of Tawny Owls have decided to nest in this box. At present the female is sitting on two eggs. To view this box live go to www.heliganwild.com.
Discover the secrets of the Lost Valley with ‘The Woodsman’.
Wednesday 27th July, 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th August
Free to Garden Visitors.
A female Jackdaw has a very close encounter with a female Barn Owl in one of our purpose made boxes. This footage was captured on Sat 16th April 2.50am.
One of Heligans wildlife team explains this exciting new project and how it will benefit the surrounding wildlife. To view some of this amazing wildlife go to www.heliganwild.com
This short time study shows a pair of Heligan Jackdaws constructing their nest inside this Barn Owl box.
Heligans resident pair of Barn Owls have begun to use this purpose built box.
Staff members at the Lost Gardens of Heligan answer this months question ‘Describe Heligan in two words?’
Staff members at the Lost Gardens of Heligan answer the question: ‘What is your favourite part of Heligan?’
A rare Green Heron residing in Heligan’s Jungle and Lost Valley has now been at the gardens for over a month. It seems the mysterious Lost Gardens have encouraged the bird to develop a Rare Green Heron Boogie.
Discover the fascinating story of The Lost Gardens of Heligan…
A wave of excitement spread across The Lost Gardens of Heligan, on the morning of Wednesday 6th October, as an incredibly rare sighting of a Green Heron in the Lost Valley was recorded by Heligan’s wildlife team. View the full story on our News page.
From Friday 22nd to Sunday 31st October The Lost Gardens of Heligan presents our annual Harvest Display. Visit out Events page for full event details.
This July Barn Owl expert David Ramsden from the Barn Owl Trust came to The Lost Gardens of Heligan. Watch this short film to see David at work ‘ringing’ our three Barn Owl chicks.