Trevarno Country Estate
Trevarno dates back to 1246 and is located near Helston.
Over the years it has passed through the hands of many notable families, however, in 1874 it was purchased by the Bickford-Smiths, creators of the Miner's Safety Fuse. The house was built in about 1830.
The estate consists of 750 acres including 70 acres of wood, farms and cottages and a wonderful 35 acre Victorian garden, which has many interesting features including an Italian Garden, Serpentine Yew Tunnel, Lake with Victorian Boathouse, Rockery and Pinetum. There are also 3 museums containing many interesting items.
There is also a Bothy and 2 walled garden areas which are under restoration at the present time. An old mill which will be restored at a future date stands at the edge of the garden area.
In late spring, the Beech Wood has a stunning carpet of English Bluebells.
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