|Contact||Mr James Reynolds|
|50 Acres of Grade II listed gardens. International collection of specimen conifers. 650 varieties of rhododendrons, camellias, hydrangeas, great Victorian rockery, Italian gardens, lakeside walks, ice house and a mile long carriage drive.|
|Open||Gardens: 1st March - 31st October Daily 09.30-17.30 House, Shop & Restaurant open 28th March - 30th Sept Sun-Thurs 11:00 - 17:00 (Last tour 3.30pm)|
|Admission||House & Gardens Adults: £8.50 5-16yrs: £4.00 U5s: Free Pre-arranged parties: 20+ £7.50 pp Gardens only Adults: £4.00 Children £1.00|
The house at Pencarrow built by the 4th Baronet Sir John Molesworth (founder of the Molesworth Banking company now Lloyds Bank) dates from 1765. Tthe gardens were designed and created between 1831 and 1855 by the Sir William Molesworth 8th Baronet.
This beautiful garden has many notable features including the famous one mile carriage drive laid out in 1842 and lined with specimen conifers, rhododendrons and camellias, A sunken Italian garden and a vibrant kitchen garden. Also of note a Celtic cross dating from the 8th century, a wishing well, an ice-house, a lake, a grotto and a cave!