Hidden in a tranquil valley deep in the south of Cornwall, lies Penjerrick Рa semi-tropical garden with a peaceful, yet wild and untamed atmosphere that draws the imagination and soothes the senses.

KIF_4052Spreading across 15 acres, the gardens are home to a botanical collection of considerable historical interest and awe-inspiring natural beauty, including rhododendrons, magnolias, tree ferns and gunnera gathered from around the globe.

The gardens are also the home of the Penjerrick and Barclayi hybrid rhododendrons, unique specimens created in the gardens’ infancy by the Fox family, locally renowned for their contribution to the local landscape in the form of the Trebah and Glendurgan gardens.KIF_4064lomo

At its best in March, April and May, a visit to this secluded spot in its beautiful coastal surroundings is sure to leave you both relaxed and inspired.