The Gardens are open to the public from the 12th February – 16th June 2024.

Group Tours

Group Tours

Garden Group Tour

Garden & Castle Tours

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Bespoke Tours with accommodation

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Group Castle tour in the library

Educational Visits

Educational Visits

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Special group tour

Booking Form

Download the group tour booking form.

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Directions

Directions

Detailed maps & directions to Caerhays by car & coach.

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Coach directions

By Coach

Important access information for coach drivers.

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Garden Tours

Group rates apply to 15 or more people – allow 2 hours

Garden tours can be conducted by owner, Charles Williams or Jaimie Parsons our Head Gardener or his assistant Michael Levett.

Castle Tours

Approx. 45 minutes-1 hour. As the Castle is still the home of the Williams family we regret that all visits are by guided tour only.

Tour times are: 11.30 / 13:00 / 14:30. Other times can be arranged to accommodate your specific group please ring the Estate office to discuss your plans – 01872 501310

Combined Tours

Please allow 3.5 – 4 hours.

Group Bookings
Tariff 2024

GROUP GARDEN ADMISSION £10.00
GROUP GARDEN ADMISSION AND GUIDED CASTLE TOUR £22.00

Guided Garden Tour with Head or Assistant Head Gardener – £200.00 per group, up to 25 persons. (plus Garden Admission at £10.00 per person.)

Guided Garden Tour with owner, Charles Williams – £250.00 per group, up to 25 persons. (plus Garden Admission at £10.00 per person.)

Please download a Group Booking Form

Bespoke VIP tours with accommodation

We offer bespoke tours for 2 to 12 people tailored to your individual requirements.

For example:
Welcome drinks or a champagne and canape reception.
A welcome talk with a member of the Williams family (subject to availability)
A personal tour of the castle and/or gardens with a member of the Williams family (subject to availability) or our excellent Caerhays guides.
VIP dining in the castle.
Prices depend on group size, itinerary and menu.

ACCOMMODATION is available at THE VEAN (https://visit.caerhays.co.uk/the-vean/stay-with-us/) a beautiful country house within the Caerhays Estate. Sleeping 16 the house has 8 double ensuite bedrooms and offers bed and breakfast or exclusive hire with its own in-house chef if required.
Also available for private hire is BURNCOOSE HOUSE, a stunning 7 bedroom property situated at Burncoose Nurseries, (40 minutes west of Caerhays). (https://www.burncoosehouse.co.uk/)

In conjunction with the Great Gardens of Cornwall (www.greatgardensofcornwall.co.uk ) we offer bespoke ‘behind the scenes’ tours of the gardens throughout Cornwall.

Please contact us at the Estate office on 01872 501310 for more information on the above.

Burncoose House

Burncoose House

Available for wedding ceremonies, holidays, private parties & functions

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The Vean - Caerhays Estate

The Vean

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Garden Gardens

Great Gardens

Caerhays is part of the Great Gardens of Cornwall group

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Educational Visits

Local schools and colleges make regular visits to the gardens at Caerhays to study the local wildlife and fauna. We also offer private tours of the gardens and associated estate businesses.
For more information on educational visits please call the estate office on 01872 501310 to email enquiries@caerhays.co.uk.