Tranquillity, peace and gardens.

Escape to Nature

Tranquillity, peace and gardens.

Escape to Nature

In the heart of St Austell Bay, discover Pinetum Gardens, a garden oasis of tranquillity, peace and remarkable 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

Dogs are welcome and must be kept on a short lead at all times

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 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 Nature

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.

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

 Dogs on short leads are welcome.