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Tanglewood Gardens Cornwall

Tanglewood Gardens Cornwall

‘A magical experience and excellent value for money. Traditional family fun at its best’

Tanglewood is a wild garden. A place where you can run, walk or just sit and Tanglewood Gardens Wood Carvings Attractions In Cornwallenjoy the tranquillity, peacefulness and wonderful wildlife.  All efforts have been made to keep the garden natural with sympathetic planting of native trees and plants, mixed with some exotics. Tanglewood is probably not for those who prefer the more formal, manicured style of garden. If you are looking for family friendly things to do in Cornwall then Tanglewood provides for a great day out. It is very family friendly and offers something for every generation, from tiny tots to grandparents and is also dog friendly. My grandchildren said they had the best day ever at Tanglewood on Saturday’ Angela H

Tanglewood is a great place to visit in Cornwall at different times of the year to enjoy the seasonal changes – it is a place shared equally between humans Dog friendly attractions in Cornwall Tanglewood Gardensand wildlife. Begin with a walk through the woodland and then to the garden and ponds, which have lots of baby frogs in the springtime! In the pond areas look out for Kingfisher, Heron, Mallards, Canadian Geese, Moorhens and Coots. Also plenty of water life insects and amphibians – you may spot Dragonflies, Damselflies, Frogs, Toads, Newts and Lizards, amongst others. Keen photographers will find no shortage of subjects.

In the woodland areas Jays, Buzzards, Rooks, Snipe, Owls and Woodpecker have all been spotted alongside the usual wild birds. The woodland is a great place to run and explore.  And the Gunnera provides a great place to hide!
Equally, for those who want to just spend time quietly absorbing the atmosphere and observing what is around you Tanglewood offers quiet areas where you can get away from it all. ‘Tanglewood is a magical place. It helps to recharge my batteries’ H Harris

Things to do in Cornwall visit Tanglewood gardens and see the chainsaw carvingsAs you explore the garden you will come across the famous Tanglewood  chainsaw carvings dotted around the ponds.  These are all carved from wood from wind-felled trees by the owner Tony. Most have a humorous slant and may raise a smile or a chuckle.

Well behaved dogs on leads are most welcome. Tanglewood is a great dog friendly attraction in Cornwall and provides for an excellent day out with your dog.

Tanglewood Opening Hours and Contact Details

Tanglewood is open daily from 10am until 8pm from 3rd April 2015 (Good Friday) until the end of October. Reasonable Admission fees apply, please see the Tanglewood website for details.

There are no refreshment facilities at Tanglewood as they pride themselves in being an excellent picnic garden. So please feel free to bring your own picnic or even a disposable barbeque. Toilet facilities are available (albeit a compost toilet).

Address: Tanglewood, Newbridge, Penzance, Cornwall TR20 8PL
Telephone 07581 339501


'My family and I just wanted to say a big thank you as we all had a wonderful time at Tanglewood today! It was one of the best days of our holiday without a doubt – something exciting to discover around every corner! We loved the giant noughts and crosses, the Kingfisher and Badger sculptures and the beautiful ponds and surroundings! A magical experience and excellent value for money. Traditional family fun at its best!’ H Kernot


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