Trewithen Gardens is one of my favourite gardens in Cornwall. The garden is beautiful all year round. It has a rich and diverse flora and fauna. A real haven for wildlife. We've seen more than 10++ species of Butterflies from our Butterfly Walks. We had 52 species of moths from our Moth Night and 5 of them are migrants. There's also bees, beetles, crickets, dragonflies, frogs, fungi, grasshoppers, spiders, toads, wildflowers and a lot more...
Trewithen House is a Georgian country house in Cornwall. The Palladian house was built by London-based architect Thomas Edwards in 1723. The house is listed Grade I on the National Heritage List for England, and its gardens are Grade II* listed on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens.
The grounds of Trewithen Estate are noteworthy, with a prominent 200 yard-long lawn and gardens containing some rare plants. The two garden pavilions located 15 meters to the north east and the north west of the house are Grade I listed.
The entrance gates and piers 500 meters to the north east and the north west of the house are Grade II listed, as are the gates with piers to the north east and north west of the house. The kitchen garden walls adjoining the service wing to the west of the house are Grade II listed.
● Magnolia Fountain
● The Cockpit
● Camera Obscura
Talk and presentation on "Butterflies in Cornwall" by Rowena Castillo-Nicholls
It's been a real delight to give a talk and presentation on "Butterflies in Cornwall" to Trewithen Gardens' head gardener Gary Long and his team and staff.
● I'm a Wildlife Advocate.
● I'm a Mental Health and Physical Well-being Advocate.
● I'm a Nature and Wildlife Photographer and Author.
● I'm the Founder of Ladock Parish Wildlife Group.
● I'm Trustee and Founder Member of Cornwall Butterfly and Moth Society.
●I'm Trustee and Publicity Officer of Cornwall Bird Watching and Preservation Society or Cornwall Birds.
● Volunteer: Wildlife Recording at Woodland Valley Farm.
● Volunteer: Butterfly Transect at Portmellon Valley and The Lost Gardens of Heligan for Three Bays Wildlife Group.
● Volunteer: Seaquest Survey at Dodman Point for Three Bays Wildlife Group.
● Volunteer: Chough Watcher (nest site monitoring and protection) for RSPB.
●Volunteer: Chough Watcher (nest site monitoring and protection) for National Trust.
Butterfly Walk around Trewithen Gardens with head gardener Gary Long and his team and staff.
Moth Night at Trewithen Gardens with Cornwall's moth experts Dave Gibbon and Frank Johns.
Dave Gibbon, Rowena Castillo Nicholls and Frank Johns at The Tea Shed with the moths from last night's Moth Night on display for public viewing.
The lovely Chaffinch wants a piece of the cake too!
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Getting to Trewithen Gardens:
From Truro take the A390 towards St Austell, through the village of Tresillian, for approximately 4 miles. Trewithen is on your right hand side shortly after the Probus roundabout.