Media / Press

Tea

November 2011, Western Morning News:

Read about our twinning with Darjeeling and facts which explore why we are ‘twins but worlds apart’

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November 2011, The Times:

Our Cornish tea plantation bags a link-up with Darjeeling

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November 2011, Western Morning News:

Read about our record tea crop and why it is still being picked in November
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November 2011, Family Magazine:

Five-page article in a Japanese publication, focusing on our botanical gardens and our famous English tea
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November 2011, Daily Express:

Our tea growers raise a cup to bumper crop thanks to the mild weather

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May 2011, The Independent:

A Tea Miracle

Read the article about Tregothnan tea at The Independent online
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February 2010, The English Garden:

Focusing on the eats and treats of the largest private botanical garden in the UK
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November 2009, NFU Countryside:

Four-page article about the working estate’s botanical collection and home-grown products including our tea, Kea plum jam, and Manuka honey
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September 2009, English Teatime:

Japanese publication, containing an interview with our commercial and garden director Jonathon Jones
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July 2009, Financial Times:

Read the article about people abandoning pricey coffees and buying more green and herbal teas for their alleged health benefits
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July 2009, BBC Radio 4:

On the Farm

Elinor Goodman is shocked to find tea growing, not in Kenya or India, but in Cornwall. Listen to the broadcast
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November 2008, The Telegraph:

Read about the collection of ancient camellias, curated by a Japanese monk, that thrives at Tregothnan estate
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September 2008, The Guardian:

Read about Matthew Fort visiting our trailblazing tea plantation on his tour of Britain

Garden / Estate

December 2011, The Daily Telegraph:

Coverage on our ‘Christmas Canoe Cruise’ – the quickest way to deliver our colossal Christmas tree

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December 2011, Western Morning News:

Front page image and story of our 25 foot Christmas tree traveling across the River Fal to ‘herald yuletide arrival’

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December 2011, Cornish Guardian:

Explore our Christmas tree forest experience here 

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December 2011, West Briton:

Read how our paddle power did the trick with our Christmas tree

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December 2011, West Briton:

Click here to see our whopping 40 foot Christmas tree, possible ‘the tallest tree in Cornwall’

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July 2009, County to Sea:

From dinosaur trees to honey bees, Sarah Lillicrap explores the estate’s innovative ventures
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April 2009, Weekend Telegraph:

Read about Cornwall in spring and the Tregothnan garden
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March 2009, The Telegraph:

Read about the recession being a new beginning for gardeners, and our own views

Honey

May 2011, Flavour Magazine:

Exploration of Tregothnan’s botanical garden and why Manuka honey is classed as ‘liquid gold’
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January 2010, Meditrax:

A study of how the medical world is changing the way it looks at this special honey sourced exclusively in the UK by Tregothnan
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June 2009, The Telegraph:

Read about the popularity of our 113g Manuka honey pots
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June 2009, BBC News:

“Cornish Manuka bees create a buzz”

Read about the first month of our honey production and how our bees create
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June 2009, The Daily Mail:

Read about the pampered bees making Britain’s rarest, and priciest, honey
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May 2009, The Independent:

Article discussing our honey’s anti-bacterial properties and potency to heal wounds and treat stomach ulcers
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April 2009, The Guardian:

Read more here about the sweetest cure for hay fever

TV Coverage

December 2011, BBC Spotlight:

Watch our Christmas tree arriving to Trelissick Gardens by a canoe raft

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November 2011, Westcountry Tonight:

Click here to take a look at our bumper Cornish tea crop in such mild winter weather
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October 2011, BBC’s All Roads Leads Home:

Sue Perkins, Stephen Mangan and Alison Steadman find themselves chatting to Mr Boscawen at the Tregothnan estate, whilst tracing Bodmin Moor to Cape Cornwall via Natural Navigation

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February 2011, UKTV’s Made in Britain:

If you were to throw out everything in your home that wasn’t made in Britain, what would be left? Dom Joly decides to try the theory out
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August 2010, New Zealand News:

Live broadcast based on our very own Manuka honey
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July 2010, BBC’s Countryfile:

A sneak-peak at our wonderful estate full of exciting orchards and plantations of tea, Kea plum jam, honey, and herbal infusions including our Nettle, Echinacea, and Eucalyptus plants
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2010, BBC Breakfast:

Two separate explorations of our products: our cream teas, and our very own English cuppa
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December 2009, BBC’s The One Show:

Watch the footage of Carol Thatcher visiting our unique tea plantation here….
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October 2009, BBC’s Hairy Bikers:

Two of the friendliest motorbike riders you could ever meet visit Tregothnan to enjoy a tea sampling session with Jonathon Jones our commercial and garden director
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August 2009, BBC’s Grow your own drugs:

James Wong visits Tregothnan to see the tea plantation & use the pepper-leaf we grow
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June 2009, BBC’s Inside Out:

Watch the documentary on the initial creation of our English tea
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2009 – 11, Pirate FM and Atlantic FM:

Local radio coverage on our annual charity garden weekend
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2009 – 11, BBC Gardener’s World and BBC Spotlight:

Numerous visits to Tregothnan estate, with an in-depth look at our glorious gardens throughout the seasons
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August 2008, BBC News:

“Estate tea brews up foreign sales”

Video footage and article about our exports to China, India and Japan