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Posted 14 August 19

Heligan Rare Breeds Weekend - Cancelled

We are sorry to announce that due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to cancel this weekend’s Rare Breed Show. We are very disappointed to have to make this decision and hope that the show will return next year even bigger and better than before!

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Posted 19 July 19

Butterflies for your mind at The Lost Gardens

Visitors heading to The Lost Gardens of Heligan this week for the ‘Heligan Summer Buzz’ event are being encouraged to download the ‘Big Butterfly Count’ App as the greatest influx of painted lady butterflies in a decade descends on the UK.

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Posted 18 July 19

Gardens in Summer

It’s begun, it’s finally here, we are greeted with summer sun and how welcome it is. Walking through the Gardens you see fields of wildflowers, borders in bloom, baskets of produce, verdant canopies and blue skies. You smell heady summer air full of blossom and growth. You taste sweet fresh summer fruits and cool ice cream. Days seem to flow from one to the other. As our skin browns and our spirits lift, there is surely no better place to be than Heligan in July.

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Posted 07 July 19

Pineapple Success!

The Productive Garden Team at The Lost Gardens of Heligan got the rare opportunity this week to harvest one of their famous traditionally grown pineapples. The team gathered in the Melon Yard forming a circle around the Pineapple Pits. Each person eagerly waited as Dina, an expert in the art of growing pineapples, descended into the pit to harvest the pineapple.

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Posted 12 June 19

From sheep to shop!

We are delighted to be able to offer Devon and Cornwall Longwool Heligan Garden twine for sale within the Heligan Shop for all our visitors to enjoy a product made directly from the Heligan estate.

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