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A Day Out To Trelissick Garden: A Summer Walk

Having a relaxing Sunday recently; we decided to go and have a wander around Trelissick Garden again.

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The joy of this particular National Trust garden being quite close by; is that we can just get in the car and be there a few minutes later! It’s definitely something that before we had membership this year, we were completely unaware of!

I did post about a visit to Trelissick Garden way back at the beginning of the year,ย  in this post; when we got our National Trust membership.

I thought I would share some photos from this visit, to show what it looks like in summer, with a little more colour!

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It still wasn’t too busy though the car park was definitely more full this time! We encountered a few people walking around, but it didn’t feel crowded.

I loved seeing all the bright colours of the hydrangeas.

The trees are SO impressive at Trelissick, there are different kinds everywhere you turn!

Pretty Trelissick Garden

There was a children’s trail when we visited this time; which was a great opportunity for younger visitors to learn a little more about where various birds, bugs and other animals live.ย I took part too, and found that it was a great way to really stop and look around at the wealth of creatures that make these places their home.ย 

Closed in the winter months, we stopped by to see the crossing boat, which you can take from Trelissick on the Fal river, to visit Falmouth!ย 

River Views
Trelissick House

Of course we had to stop by the house, where we were delighted by someone playing the piano beautifully. We had a look around, this time there was an exhibition about the local girl scouts! (There is always something new going on!)

Trelissick House

And of course no visit to the house is complete without stopping by the kitchen tea-room for some nice cake…

Cup of tea and take at Trelissick

We had a lovely visit, and it just shows there is so much to see all year round!

It’s heading to the end of the year now, where a lot of National Trust properties locally, close for the winter months, for conservation work. I hope to visit enough to keep posting until at least November, but it is worth checking online for opening times at this time of year.

What have you been up to this summer? Visited anywhere new?

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