Glendurgan & North Helford National Trust

Glendurgan & North Helford National Trust

Cornwall / Amazingly exotic & playful valley at Glendurgan leading down to Durgan village, beach and the Helford River. Lovely walks along coastline and up wooded valleys.
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Sunny banks of #wildflowers at #Glendurgan on a bright #spring day

Sunny banks of #wildflowers at #Glendurgan on a bright #spring day

Early purple #orchids at #Glendurgan in #spring. Every year we try and count them all - it's always in the hundreds. #wildflowers #Cornwall

Early purple #orchids at #Glendurgan in #spring. Every year we try and count them all - it's always in the hundreds. #wildflowers #Cornwall

#Primroses love #Glendurgan and we love them. They cover sunny banks and tuck themselves into shady crevices.  #spring #wildflowers #Cornwall

#Primroses love #Glendurgan and we love them. They cover sunny banks and tuck themselves into shady crevices. #spring #wildflowers #Cornwall

Wood #anemone (Anemone nemorosa) at #Glendurgan in #spring.  #Cornwall #gardening #wildflowers

Wood #anemone (Anemone nemorosa) at #Glendurgan in #spring. #Cornwall #gardening #wildflowers

When we cut the #wildflower areas at #Glendurgan we rake up all the arisings and take them away to be composted. This leaves the nutrient levels in the wildflower areas low - good for the flowers and bad for grass, which is just the way we like it.

When we cut the #wildflower areas at #Glendurgan we rake up all the arisings and take them away to be composted. This leaves the nutrient levels in the wildflower areas low - good for the flowers and bad for grass, which is just the way we like it.

When we cut the #wildflower areas at #Glendurgan we rake up all the arisings and take them away to be composted. This leaves the nutrient levels in the wildflower areas low - good for the flowers and bad for grass, which is just the way we like it.

When we cut the #wildflower areas at #Glendurgan we rake up all the arisings and take them away to be composted. This leaves the nutrient levels in the wildflower areas low - good for the flowers and bad for grass, which is just the way we like it.

When the #wildflowers are over and their seeds have fallen we cut the banks as close to the ground as possible to simulate natural grazing.  #Glendurgan #Cornwall #Gardening

When the #wildflowers are over and their seeds have fallen we cut the banks as close to the ground as possible to simulate natural grazing. #Glendurgan #Cornwall #Gardening

An early purple #orchid at #Glendurgan in #spring. Every year we try and count them all - it's always in the hundreds.  #wildflowers #Cornwall

An early purple #orchid at #Glendurgan in #spring. Every year we try and count them all - it's always in the hundreds. #wildflowers #Cornwall

HUGE tree, #cherry #blossom and carpets of #bluebells at #Glendurgan in #spring  #wildflowers #Cornwall

HUGE tree, #cherry #blossom and carpets of #bluebells at #Glendurgan in #spring #wildflowers #Cornwall

We've got a great collection of #exotic plants at #Glendurgan but inbetween them the #wildflowers steal the show in #spring. #bluebells #cornwall #natural #gardens

We've got a great collection of #exotic plants at #Glendurgan but inbetween them the #wildflowers steal the show in #spring. #bluebells #cornwall #natural #gardens