Mike Nelhams, Tresco Abbey Garden

"The garden is ever changing, and we adapt and change with it, always hoping to improve."

  1. The Abbey Arch in Tresco Abbey Garden
    The sub-tropical Abbey Garden is a glorious exception; a perennial Kew without the glass, home to 20,000 plants from more than 80 countries, flourishing just 30 miles off the coast of Cornwall. The plants that thrive here wouldn't survive outdoors anywhere else in the UK.
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  2. A Stroll Around the Abbey Garden
    Join island instragrammer, Sasha as she strolls around the Abbey Garden on a beautiful June day.
  3. The unique Valhalla collection is situated within Tresco Abbey Garden and contains some 30 figureheads, as well as name boards and other decorative ships’ carvings from the days of sail.
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  4. The Visitor Centre on Tresco is situated at the entrance to the world famous Abbey Garden. Along with a history room and a wonderful gift shop you will find the bright and welcoming cafe where light lunches and delicious cakes are on offer. Choose from a wide selection of hot and cold drinks, ice-creams and snacks. There is plenty of indoor seating or enjoy the colourful cafe garden where you can keep an eye out for our beautiful red squirrels.
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  5. Meet some of Tresco’s colourful characters – Abbey gardeners and bee keepers, gallery owners, stylists and chefs – and discover their love of life on Scilly

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