Duchy of Cornwall Nursery, Lostwithiel

Duchy of Cornwall Nursery, Lostwithiel

The Duchy of Cornwall Nursery is one of Cornwall’s and even Britain’s most exceptional garden centres filled with a beautiful variety of flowers, trees and shrubs. Amongst the rich foliage, you will also find a delicious award-winning café and a stylish shop filled with pretty trinkets, gorgeous homeware and much more. 

The Dutchy is an enchanting nursery close to Lostwithiel in the heart of the Cornish countryside. Open seven days a week, this garden centre is much more of a day-out in nature than just a hopping visit; browse through the ravishing range of shrubs and trees and with the help of the knowledge and friendly team you can select some of the finest plants and flowers around for your garden. You can also speak to tree-man Rob Crowle who runs the on-site Bespoke Tree service and with 25 years’ worth of experience. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener and someone with their very first garden, you can guarantee you’re in good hands when making those important decisions for that perfect outdoor space.

Whilst browsing, be sure to take a seat in the scrumptious award-winning café which boasts breath-taking views of Fowey Valley and Restromel Castle as well as a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Serving breakfast, lunch and a variety of delicious snacks, you can enjoy a spot of lunch on the terrace overlooking the nursery itself or lose yourself in a gardening book with an afternoon cream tea. Using locally-sourced and locally-produced ingredients and focusing on Cornish suppliers wherever possible, all the dishes are made fresh daily to guarantee amazing taste, quality and flavour. With an extensive range of menus, including their newly released Sunday lunches. Enjoy a tasty choice of roast Cornish sirloin, mouth-watering pork shoulder and Duchy’s nut-roast-two-ways which are all served with Sunday favourites from roast potatoes to red cabbage to cauliflower cheese.

More than just a garden centre, there is also a delightful on-site shop next to the café which sells a range of unique and tempting trinkets and gifts – perfect for those wanting something out of the ordinary. Boasting a modern and quirky theme, this pretty shop has everything you could need for your garden from tools to seeds to gorgeous and decorative clay plant pots. You can also treat yourself or a special someone to one of the unique and interesting gifts on sale such as boutique candles, handmade kids’ toys and fun birthday cards.

Whether you’re visiting to buy your favourite shrub, looking for some inspiration for your perfect garden, wanting to indulge in a delicious meal or to just strolling through one of the most beautiful garden centres in Cornwall, Duchy of Cornwall Nursery is a wonderful day out for nature enthusiasts and newbies alike.

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Duchy of Cornwall Nursery, Cott Road, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22 0HW | 01208 872668 |

All photos are provided by Duchy of Cornwall Nursery and taken by photographer Beth Bruce.

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