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House Manager/Couple wanted Burncoose House

House Manager/Couple wanted Burncoose House

A Fantastic opportunity for a House Manager/Couple to run a small country estate in Cornwall.   Burncoose House is set within 30 acres of mature gardens and is available for weddings & exclusive hire. In addition to the main house, there are several holiday lets...
Ilex Species at Caerhays

Ilex Species at Caerhays

The desperation of Lockdown No. 3 has produced an article which attempts to unravel the puzzles and muddles in the naming of the older holly species growing here since the 1920s. Inevitably the names which George Forrest originally gave to his wild collections of...
Signature plants of China

Signature plants of China

During 2020 Caerhays was featured in Episode 1 of a Chinese series on plant flora, it was a five part series in total, each an hour long and the links to all the episodes are below. No. 1 – Camellias – featuring Caerhays No. 2 – Rhododendrons No. 3...
Burncoose Nurseries Landscaping at G7

Burncoose Nurseries Landscaping at G7

Burncoose Nurseries Landscaping Dept. have been working with the owners of Carbis Bay Hotel, in Cornwall for over 30 years and in June 2021, we saw updates to the gardens overlooking Carbis Bay for the G7 summit. Burncoose landscaping at Carbis Bay G7 2021Watch this...
Amazing new Magnolia hybrids

Amazing new Magnolia hybrids

The publication of Beat Heerdegen and Reto Eisenhut’s splendid new book on Magnoliaceae in late 2019 demonstrates all too clearly how magnolia hybridisation and breeding has moved on apace in the last 20 years. The text may be in German but the photographs and...
Job Vacancy – Holiday Let Cleaner/Linen Stock Operative

Job Vacancy – Holiday Let Cleaner/Linen Stock Operative

Holiday Let Cleaner/Linen Stock Operative Our passionate team at Caerhays Holidays are looking for a Holiday Let Cleaner/Linen Stock Operative to join them in helping to bring wonderful experiences to their guests. What it’s like to be a Holiday Let...
Spectacular views of the garden

Spectacular views of the garden

It was such a lovely still weekend here in the garden at Caerhays we brought out the drone so you can see what you are missing, come and see for yourself how wonderful the rhododendrons are looking now in April. Aerials - April 2021 Aerials - April 2021 Aerials -...
Aerial shots of the garden

Aerial shots of the garden

This week as the weather was lovely and still we were out in the garden with the drone taking some lovely panoramas which you can see on our facebook page, and some lovely still shots below. Aerials - March 2021 Aerials - March 2021 Aerials - March 2021 Aerials -...
Burncoose stock in March

Burncoose stock in March

This time last year the nursery was fully stocked and happily awaiting the normal and usual spring rush. Then came the pandemic and an increase in the level of our mail order business which we had never expected to have to cope with as our turnover and order numbers...
Exercise or Pleasure at Caerhays

Exercise or Pleasure at Caerhays

From the 12th March you can visit Caerhays in groups of 2 for pleasure, not just singly for exercise as is the case at the moment. In April you will be allowed 6 from one household, meeting 6 from another household and maybe even a cup of tea together! Come and...