What is Heligan Gardens?

The Lost Gardens of Heligan are part of an exquisite horticultural history in Saint Austell, Cornwall. Development started in the 1200s, when Heligan Manor was first built. In 1569, Sampson Tremayne bought the estate and since then, the Tremayne family has been inextricably intertwined with Heligan. Between 1766 and 1914 the Heligan Gardens were developed; shelterbelts against southwest gales were planted, a pineapple pit was built, the Flower Garden and Melon Yard were shaped over several years. However, due to the outbreak of the First World War, the gardens were..

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