Garden tours of the magnificent botanical garden at Tregothnan are perfect gardeners gifts as it is a private and mystical wonderland – astonishing the most experienced growers and gardeners in its capacity to nurture some of the world’s rarest plants. The Tregothnan garden also houses the UK’s first ever tea plantation, now a thriving business creating the most British tea in history. So tours at Tregothnan are not only great gardeners gifts, but also for tea lovers, perfect retirement garden gifts and ideas for keen gardeners all over the UK! Although the Estate is private, you can book (with at least 24 hours notice) a special guided tour of the grounds with one of our Blue Badge guides. Your guide will explain the history of the garden, its impressive plant collections, and exciting plans for the future. Our garden tours take about two hours and finish with a Tregothnan cream tea.