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Glendurgan Gardens

 Nestled in the picturesque countryside of Cornwall, National Trust managed Glendurgan Gardens is a horticultural treasure located in close proximity to the South West Coast Path. Situated near the village of Mawnan Smith on the Helford River, this enchanting garden is a delightful detour for hikers traversing the South West Coast Path.

A short walk or a ferry ride across the river from Helford Passage brings you to these lush and tropical gardens. Glendurgan is renowned for its diverse collection of exotic plants and stunning landscapes, including the famous cherry laurel maze, which is a must-visit attraction for both young and old. As you explore the winding pathways, you'll encounter vibrant flora, hidden valleys, and tranquil streams, all leading to the secluded and serene Helford Beach.

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