Tranquillity, peace and gardens.

Escape to Nature

Tranquillity, peace and gardens.

Escape to Nature

In the heart of St Austell, discover Pinetum Gardens, a place of tranquillity, peace and remarkable garden scenery. This family-owned garden offers an intimate experience with a personal touch, rarely found in our busy world.

Lovingly created over the past four decades, this 30-acre garden is home to one of the largest plant collections in the county. Set within stunning parkland, ten individually themed garden rooms host an array of plants. We are also home to some of the county’s most spectacular champion trees.

Our site is suitable for all ages

We are able to welcome dogs

Open evenings in warmer months

We're wheelchair accessible

30 acres of lovingly nurtured gardens

Our Gardens

This 30-acre estate comprises of several gardens within the one, forming the back-drop to a stunning range of over 6000 types of plants, most of which are labelled.As a garden for all seasons, Pinetum it is a botanical delight for gardeners; a wonderful retreat for walkers and a place for families to explore and have fun with nature.

Surrounded by beautiful countryside

Staying with us

Wanting to escape and be surrounded by beautiful countryside? Our holiday cottages give you the chance to immerse yourselves in the surrounds of our gardens whilst also being able to relax in our luxury accommodation. Nestled away on our site you’ll be free from the stresses of everyday life – the perfect place to unwind.

Latest events and news

Latest from Pinetum

Elf…ish – A Socially Distanced Christmas Comedy

Elf... ish - A Socially Distanced Christmas Comedy   This year at Pinetum we are lucky enough to host A live theatre production of Elf...ish running from the 18th till the…

Introduction To Pinetum – Cornwall’s Secret Garden

Discover the ‘hidden gardeners’ of Pinetum

Have you met our  ‘Hidden Gardeners’ & the sculptor behind them? Sculpter Nigel Wills. Here his wife Lyn tells us about her husband Nigel Wills, a Cornishman who, over the…
Latest events and news

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Our Gardens are open from 10am – 5pm daily.

From now until further notice you will need to have made an online booking for a time slot to ensure that we can closely monitor how many people are entering the gardens at any one time and to make sure we can easily follow social distancing.


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