The Gardens and Castle are now closed to the public until Spring 2020. Please contact us for group tours.
Comparision of two magnolias

Comparision of two magnolias

with Charles Williams, Caerhays. Comparision of two magnolias both seedlings which were a cross between Magnolia sprengeri ‘Diva’ and Magnolia sargentiana ‘Robusta’. One hybrid comes from New Zealand called Magnolia ‘Susanna van...
Unusual Evergreen Shrubs at Caerhays

Unusual Evergreen Shrubs at Caerhays

Unusual Evergreen Shrubs at Caerhays Friday 5th April 2019 Lecture by Charles Williams at Caerhays Castle Charles Williams (owner) will give the lecture and conduct the garden tour. The lecture will concentrate on cut material from a range of very rare and unusual...
Spring has sprung in Cornwall – it’s official

Spring has sprung in Cornwall – it’s official

Charles Williams was interviewed on Thursday 14th February 2019 by ITV to comment on the official arrival of spring in Cornwall. This is traditionally marked by each of the Great Gardens of Cornwall having 50 or more blooms out on a Magnolia campbellii. It is...
Magnolia Colour Chart

Magnolia Colour Chart

2nd of a weekly video blog by Charles Williams at Caerhays Castle. Here he is using the RHS colour chart to identify the colours of Magnolia ‘FJ Williams’, M. campbellii ‘Darjeeling’ and M. ‘Plum...
Gardens Open at Caerhays for 2019

Gardens Open at Caerhays for 2019

Caerhays is open again to the public from the 18th February 2019. The magnolias are already looking great and there is so much to see. Every day from 10am – 5pm, last entry 4pm. Castle tours start 18th March 2019