Gyllyngdune Gardens & Falmouth’s Shell House

Falmouth is blessed with beautiful public gardens, many of which were once the private grounds of the town’s wealthiest families. Gyllyngdune (pronounced gillingdoon) is tucked away between the Princess Pavilions and the sea. It is one of the smallest gardens but contains some rather extraordinary features. In 1837 General William Jesser Coope bought 16 acres […]

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Where to see Bluebells in Cornwall

At this time of year the turning of the seasons heralds the arrival of one of our most enigmatic native flowers. The bluebell. The harsh winter has set them back a little this year but here are a few ideas of places to see them in the next few weeks. Enys Gardens My obsession with […]

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