Where to see gorgeous flowers in Cornwall

Along with being famous for it's golden sandy beaches, Cornwall is home to stunning, naturally occurring wildflower fields, woodlands and extremely well kept public gardens. 

Polly Joke Poppy Fields

The fields around the West Pentire headland on the North Cornwall coast glow red with thousands of gorgeous poppies between late May and August (dates may differ depending on climate.) You can take a lovely hike around the coastal path and view all the fields of red with the contrast of the blue ocean in the background. But please stick to the pathways and do not step on the flowers as this causes damage and can disturb wildlife.


Sowenna Sunflower Field 

This field is occasionally open to the public for a very limited time each year. You can go on a walking tour around the 250,000 sunflowers there's plenty of places for a photo opportunity. 

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Eny's Gardens 

Eny's Gardens is located near Penryn, it is a beautiful National Trust gardens you can stroll through all year around. The most popular time to visit is during Spring when all the bluebells emerge and the garden is filled is stunning blue and purple hue in all directions.

Pick Your Own Sunflowers at Callestick Farm 

For a few days each year the famous Cornish ice cream farm located in the stunning countryside near Truro hold a special sunflower picking event for one weekend only. While you're there you can get a delicious Cornish Callestick ice cream!

Trenance Gardens

This large public gardens in Newquay is perfect for stroll, you can make it a quick walk or take all day. The beautifully well looked after flower garden and duck pond are very scenic all year round. There is an old traditional cottage in the flower garden which doubles up as cafe serving delicious cream teas.

Nansidwell Woods

Nanisdwell has a beautiful woodland walk on the South Coast, just outside of Falmouth. You can hike through this woodland path and come out at the shingle beach with calm waters known as Bream Cove.



 You can spot wildflowers everywhere in the UK, from grass verges, roundabouts and central reservations to illuminating rapeseed and phacelia in farmers fields. 

Grow your own batch of wildflower patch to assist conservation of bees and other insects. 




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