Morrab Gardens, Penzance, England
Record Id: 4764
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
Morrab Gardens is a Victorian public park of about 1.5 hectares, featuring tree- and shrub-lined walks, ponds, a fountain and a bandstand. The Gardens are known for their mild climate and sub-tropical plants.
Brief history of site
Originally the gardens of a Victorian villa, built by the brewer Samuel Pidwell in 1841, Morab Gardens became a public park in 1889, laid out to the design of Reginald Upcher.
Address: Morrab Gardens, Morrab Road, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 4AD
Historical County: Cornwall
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Opening contact details:
This is a public park, open daily from dawn to dusk.
Form of site: public park
Purpose of site: urban park
Context or principal building: parks, gardens and urban spaces
Plant type/environment: exotic garden
Site first created: 1841 to 1889
Main period of development: Late 19th century
Site Size (Hectares): 1.5