18 March - 20 March 2016

Cornish Spring Weekend

Organised by:

SCI's Horticulture Group and PHGSW

Multiple locations - please see additional info

Registration Closed

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A three-day visit to various nurseries and gardens around Redruth, St Mawes and Mevagissey.

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Day 1 - 18 March 2016

Burncoose Nurseries and Woodland Garden Burncoose is major supplier of plants to landscape gardeners, public parks and stately home

Day 2 - 19 March 2016

Caerhays Castle Gardens An informal woodland garden known for magnificent collections of camellias, rhododendrons and oaks.
Visit to Pinetum Park & Pine Lodge Gardens Pinetum Park is a testament to the dedication and enthusiasm of amateur horticulturists Ray and Shirley Clemo who travelled the world collecting seeds and plants to establish this remarkable Garden.
Evening dinner at Tremarne Hotel with speaker to be confirmed.

Day 3 - 20 March 2016

Visit to Lamorran House Garden Lamorran boasts over four-acres of sub-tropical paradise planted with an adventurous range of plants that flourish in its waterside location.
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Venue and Contact

South Cornwall

Burncoose Nurseries, Gwennap, Redruth TR16 6BJ


Peter Grimbly

Tel: +44 (0) 1926 612981

Email: petergrimbly@btinternet.com

Delegates are responsible for making their own accommodation arrangements. There is no overall fee but some of the sites visited make an entry charge.

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Additional Info
Accommodation: The weekend will be based around the Tremarne Hotel, Mevagissey where special rates have been obtained.



Meeting point on 18 March: Near Burncoose Nurseries. Exact location to be confirmed

Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ 

Caerhays Castle Gardens: Gorran, Saint Austell, Cornwall, PL26 6LY 

Pinetum Park & Pine Lodge Gardens: Holmbush, St Austell, Cornwall,PL25 3RQ 

Tremarne Hotel: Polkirt, Mevagissey, Cornwall, PL26 6UY

Lamorran House Garden: Lamorran House, Upper Castle Rd, St Mawes , Cornwall , TR2 5BZ