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January 27, 2015

Caerhays Re-opens 16th February

Filed under: Nature in Cornwall,Roundhouse Barn News,Uncategorized — roundhousebarns @ 4:11 pm

The 19th Century Caerhays Woodland Gardens reopens on 16 February and makes a perfect winter walk. The Grade II Listed Woodland Gardens span 120 acres and are home to a NCCPG National Magnolia Collection. Caerhays Woodland Gardens are a real springtime wonder with endless paths and walkways surrounded by camellias, magnolias and rhododendrons growing in [...]

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January 27, 2014

Record number of grey seals

Filed under: Nature in Cornwall — roundhousebarns @ 10:52 am

Our usual colony of grey seals who come ashore to breed on a small beach near Towan started arriving in mid November and last week I counted a record number of 27 hauled up at low tide. – Last year the maximum was 16 and then after the local paper printed an article about them [...]

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Whats flowering this month?

Filed under: Nature in Cornwall,Uncategorized — roundhousebarns @ 10:43 am

Here are the first three Camellia to flower at Trewithen garden this year. A hybrid (Camellia ‘Yoimachi’), a japonica (Camellia japonica ‘Yuki Haki’) and a williamsii (Camellia x williamsii ‘November Pink’) all in flower in mid January! Also in flower is Daphne bhoula ‘Darjeeling’ Originally from the Himalayas, this plant came from a seed collected [...]

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