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The Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall

By • Apr 7, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Located near near the village of Mevagissey in Cornwall, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, are one of one of Cornwall’s must-visit gardens.

Originally owned by the Tremayne family for over 400 years, the gardens fell into a state of neglect after the first World War when many of the gardeners sadly lost their lives.

It wasn’t until 1990 that the derelict gardens were discovered by Tim Smit (who went on to create Cornwall’s Eden Project) and John Willis, who was a descendant of the Tremayne family.

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5 Comments to The Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall
  1. santafetraveler says:

    How incredible beautiful and ethereal-looking these are. Cornwall has always been on the bucket list and I’m adding these!

  2. Shwetha says:

    Very beautiful

  3. David - Wilmington NC says:

    Wow that’s amazing! I can barely keep my grass green let alone create something amazing like this!!

  4. Megan says:

    These are really beautiful! I love the sleeping stone people! I would love to try to build something like this is my own mystical garden! With a little research and effort this DIY project might just be a success!

  5. Calgary Landscaping says:

    I love the figures. Beautiful outdoor art!

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