The walled garden was built around 1838 and has been partly restored, with the top walled garden in cultivation. Victorian glasshouses with unique back-wall ventilation system, ‘Gothic’ potting shed. Trevarno is also home to the National Museum of Gardening which has the most comprehensive collection of garden tools and memorabilia in the country and is worth visiting for that alone.
18th century walled garden, remodelled in the 20th century as a destination for garden visitors with increasing emphasis on landscaping and planting from the 1930’s onwards and under NT management from the mid 1950’s with the guidance of Graham Stuart Thomas. Formal terrace with borders. Show conservatory. Planting for year round interest. Composting demonstration area adjacent
The Walton Lea Project provides education and supported work experience for people with learning disabilities. Restored garden includes a fives court and auricular theatre dating from 1864. Heritage fruit and vegetables sold in the shop. Open Monday – Friday, 9.30am-3.30pm, no charge.
Acquired by National Trust in 1939. 2004 opened in its present form as working family Georgian house and garden. Walled kitchen garden. Planted with produce to supply the working Georgian kitchen. As far as is practicable most plants are pre 1770 and therefore historically accurate for a late Georgian garden. Managed organically, medicinal herbs are grown in the physic beds under the apple trees, the east and west walls are used to grow local varieties of espalier apples and pears.