Carminowe Valley Garden beauty

PUBLISHED: 14:28 10 July 2013 | UPDATED: 14:28 10 July 2013

Bridge over the River Carminowe at the garden

Bridge over the River Carminowe at the garden


The River Carminowe tumbles over weirs and under bridges as it cuts through the Carminowe Valley Garden adding to the beauty and uniqueness of this spectacular garden.

Visitors can experience this for themselves when the garden, at Mazey Cottage, Tangies, Gunwalloe, opens as part of Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Open Gardens Scheme on Sunday 21st July from 2pm to 5pm. Admission is £4 per adult and under 16s are free. Dogs are allowed on leads.

This abundant garden looks over the beautiful Carminowe Valley towards Loe Pool and was first created by Marion and Peter Stanley from a mown arboretum in 2007, and now combines native oak woodland with a more formal area.

A diverse garden, it features a wild flower meadow, mown pathways, shrubberies, an orchard, nectar beds, cutting garden, double rose beds, a kitchen garden and hens.

Follow a natural woodland walk through hazel, holly, oak and ash trees. A large pond, fern hollow and rhododendron walk leads through the wooded area opening onto the rest of the cultivated garden. There is disabled access to the main areas of the garden.

For information on all Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Open Garden events please visit

Open Gardens: Carminowe Valley Garden, Mazey Cottage, Tangies, Gunwalloe, TR12 7PU.

Sunday 21st July 2.00pm to 5.00pm

Adults £4, under 16yr olds free

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