Tell us what you're looking for - whether it's an attraction name or some phrases to describe your day out - and we'll help you to find the top tourist attractions for your visit.

Best Days Out Cornwall

Pinetum Gardens

Holmbush, St Austell. PL25 3RQ
01726 73500
View Website
Ample parking is available free of charge. Mobility scooters available for hire and our gardens are wheelchair accessible.
Click for Tickets

About Pinetum Gardens

Pinetum Gardens contrasts areas of intimate tranquility with open parkland vistas. Take time to discover the whole estate and its ten gardens, all linked by water – play hide and seek in the arboretum, relax and reflect in the Japanese garden and recharge out of season in the spectacular winter garden.

The largest modern garden created in Cornwall, Pinetum offers an experience with a personal touch rarely found in today’s busy world.

Lovingly created over the past four decades, the idyllic 30-acre gardens are home to one of the largest plant collections in the county.

Open daily, and with summer evening opening as well, enjoy every moment in these thirty acres of breathtaking landscape in the heart of St Austell.

Spread over ten individually themed garden rooms within a breath-taking landscape, Pinetum Gardens is also home to some of the country’s most spectacular trees.

Dogs at Pinetum

We are dog friendly - however, we ask that dogs are kept on a short lead at all times.

Opening Dates & Times

Open all year round – see website for up-to-date information.

What Visitors Say

"A truly beautiful place, we visited with the two children and our two dogs. It's lovely and the gardens are amazing. So much room for the children to run around and play and our dogs loved it even though they had to stay on their leads. Highly recommended venue to visit."
"What a tranquil and peaceful place to visit. Several gardens to visit which all hold your attention and give a certain level of interest. A trail to follow with the 'Soul Bird' who leads you through parts of the first garden, a time to reflect on your inner self. Well worth a visit."
"Beautiful areas to walk around. Peaceful. Friendly staff, plenty of parking."

What's Nearby?

Eden Project

A living theatre of plants and people, the Eden Project is a global garden, educational charity and social enterprise all in one.

Discover More

Shipwreck Treasure Museum

Europe’s largest private collection of shipwreck artefacts, with over 8,000 finds from more than 165 wrecks, invites you to dive in.

Discover More

Cornwall FootballGolf

With hazards and obstacles on every hole, the challenges of completing the course provide hours of fun for the young and young at heart. All ages and abilities can take part, and you don’t need to have played football to enjoy your time here!

Discover More