It is difficult not to be inspired when you visit Caerhays Castle and Gardens.
The natural beauty, the architectural surprises, the inescapable sense of history and the range of activities and facilities that the estate offer, all set the scene for a wonderful day of discovery.
is surrounded by 120 acres of grade II listed gardens. Follow the walks around the gardens to see the important collection of Chinese plants brought back by the great plant hunters Ernest Wilson and George Forrest and take in the views over the grounds, the lake, beach and out to sea. Caerhays has an international reputation for its camellias and rhododendrons and is home to a National Magnolia Collection.
The castle itself was designed by John Nash around 200 years ago and both the building and its occupants have played significant roles in the history of Cornwall.
Dogs are welcome in the gardens on leads.