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Posted 22 December 16

Scorzonera (Black Salsify) Should be better known and grown!

This Christmas sees The Lost Gardens of Heligan and The Idle Rocks celebrate heritage produce in the most fitting way possible, by incorporating one of the world’s lesser-known vegetables within the hotel’s exclusive Christmas menu.

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Posted 15 December 16

Christmas Comes Early For The Lost Gardens, As We Welcome the World’s Cutest Lambs’!

We are thrilled to inform you that we have just taken delivery of the 'World's Cutest Lambs' who are happily settling into their new home on the Heligan Estate.

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Posted 13 December 16

The Forgotten Fruit: Medlar/Mespilus germanica

In the first of our collaborations and to celebrate Great Cornish food, the Idle Rock’s Head Chef Guy Owen will be using the much understated and almost forgotten, medlar fruit.

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Posted 12 December 16

Bottoms up, as Heligan gets into the Christmas Spirits!

The Lost Gardens of Heligan have teamed up with local businesses to launch a line of top quality spirits, meads and beers in line with the increasing demand from visitors wanting to take home a little piece of Heligan.

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Posted 22 November 16

From Soil To Plate

The Lost Gardens of Heligan, home to the Finest Productive Garden in Britain has teamed up with luxury British retreat, The Idle Rocks in St Mawes to celebrate Great Cornish food. This collaboration sees the best horticultural practises and heritage produce being showcased by a top chef, right in the heart of Cornwall.

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