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Caerhays Castle, Mevagissey

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Caerhays Castle or Carhayes Castle (translation of caerhays into English: "enclosed castle") is a semi-castellated manor house 0.5 mi (0.80 km) south of the village centre, St Michael Caerhays, Cornwall, England, UK. It overlooks Porthluney Cove on the English Channel. The garden hosts the largest collection of magnolias in the United Kingdom and contains one of four National Magnolia Collections under the auspices of the National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens.

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  • Four of us have had an idyllic holiday in the RabbitWarren. It was everything we could wish for. Only just one word of warning. The lanes leading to the Castle are very narrow, and we would have...  more »
  • The gardens are ablaze with colour and really are the best Spring display in Cornwall. The Magnolia trees are spectacular.  more »
  • Love the castle and grounds here....had a wonderful day at the charity fete. It's good to see a place supporting local charity groups and Macmillan as well. Great idea!!!!
  • Why are the weekend prices the same as weekdays, when you can only enjoy half of the attractions? (Gardens) I understand that the family still live there, but the prices should reflect the experience. At £9 per head to only see the gardens seems wrong.
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