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Dr Lucy Loveday’s Nature Wellbeing Toolkit ©
30 March 2021
The Lost Gardens have teamed up with local GP Dr Lucy Loveday who strongly advocates the role of Nature within healthcare, after all Nature offers the best medicine cabinet anybody can wish for!
29 March 2021
The Lost Gardens of Heligan are now open seven days a week with pre-booking essential for all Members, Local Pass Holders and day visitors.
Your Heligan Membership and Local Pass Questions Answered
21 February 2021
During lockdown we have received various enquiries regarding Heligan Local Passes and Memberships and hope that the following information will answer these queries and also enable everyone to continue enjoying unlimited access to The Lost Gardens.
Rare white sparrow discovered in Cornish Garden
06 January 2021
A rare bird has been discovered in a Cornish garden. Polgooth resident Barry Hitchens was puzzled by an unusual looking, small, white plumed bird visiting his garden and called experts at the nearby Lost Gardens of Heligan to investigate.
Heligan Christmas Lunches - Menu Choices
01 January 2021
If you have booked a table for Christmas Lunch at The Lost Gardens of Heligan, please complete this form for the Heligan Kitchen Team.
Remembrance Sunday 2020
08 November 2020
Remembrance Sunday 2020 will be very different for us all and sadly, we are unable to host our annual ceremony in the Melon Yard.
Top Tips For Dahlia Success from Productive Garden Supervisor, Katie Kingett
06 August 2020
For successful dahlias it’s about doing the right thing in the right place at the right time!
We’ve Missed You
01 June 2020
We’ve missed you. We hope that you enjoy this insight into the gardens during lockdown. We’re looking forward to welcoming you back to the gardens and will be releasing essential re-opening information soon.
The Lost Gardens are saved from being lost again by supporting a community food growing scheme
31 May 2020
During the recent lockdown, Heligan’s Productive Garden being left unable to produce seemed like a crime. Here was a two-acre horticultural machine, designed to produce food, lying idle. Here was a kitchen garden needing to be gardened with a supply of expert but furloughed gardeners ready to do the gardening. The search was on for local community projects to work with…Enter Ken Radford, founder and leading light of People and Gardens
We say goodbye to our much-loved Lucombe Oak tree
12 March 2020
It is with great sadness that we bid farewell to an old friend, a grand old sentinel of the Kitchen Garden; our much loved and admired Lucombe Oak in The Ravine.
March Garden Update
05 March 2020
An abundance of camellias continues to embellish the Gardens, the Magnolia campbellii is erupting to life with candyfloss pink flowers and the magnificent daffodil carpet is sweeping across the Gardens can only mean one thing: spring has arrived at The Lost Gardens.
Water, Woodland & Livestock by Oliver Brooks-Adams
04 March 2020
This month, Heligan Estate Ranger, Olly, has written up the tales around the Estate as we say goodbye to winter and welcome spring.