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  • Who are the owners of Tanglewood?

    Tony and Kerry Marr....

  • How long has Tanglewood been open?

    We bought the woods in 2001 but didn’t open the garden until 4 years ago although we had been having charity 2 day events for the past 9 years, the garden has evolved from a place where we could hang out and relax and dig a few ponds to people asking if they could visit....

  • Are you allowed to feed the Wildlife at Tanglewood?

    The squirrels are only fed a few peanuts, which the jays and nuthatch also enjoy, I have a bird feeder for the smaller birds so I can use my camera and the fish are fed in the warm seasons, other than that they find natural foods…....

  • Is Tanglewood open all year around?

    No, we open on Good Friday through to the end of October....

  • Is Tanglewood a Family Attraction?

    Yes, we welcome families. They will be able to enjoy playing games and walks through the gardens....

  • Can Children come to Tanglewood?

    Yes, children are welcome in the garden but with deep ponds in the gardens, under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult....

  • What animals will I see at Tanglewood?

    Squirrels, rabbits, badgers do live in the gardens however they are not around till night time, bats are visible at dusk....

  • Can I have a barbecue at Tanglewood?

    Yes, you are welcome to have a barbeque providing you supply your own BBQ and food. Please note all waste/rubbish must be disposed of by you....

  • Can I have a picnic at Tanglewood?

    Yes, you are very welcome to have a picnic in the garden....

  • Can I bring my own food to Tanglewood?

    Yes, you are welcome to bring your own food to Tanglewood....

  • Can I eat at Tanglewood?

    Yes, you can bring a picnic or cook your food on a barbeque....

  • Does Tanglewood accept card or cheque?

    No, we only accept the correct amount of cash as no change is available, Adults £5.00 Children over 5 years £2.00. The nearest cash point to the wood is in the local village of St Just....

  • Is there disabled access at Tanglewood?

    We do cater for disabled access, please call or email us in advance so we can make the necessary arrangements....

  • Can we hold our child’s birthday party at Tanglewood?

    Yes we can accommodate children’s birthday parties, these take place in the garden however we are unable to cater or supply party food/drinks. Please phone or email us in advance to book your party....

  • Is it possible to book a wedding photo shoot at Tanglewood?

    Yes, we have welcomed wedding parties who have had their big day captured in our spectacular gardens.  Please phone or email to avoid disappointment....

  • Can I get public transport to Tanglewood?

    There is a bus stop in Newbridge which is 1000yds from the gardens, but please be aware that there is no pavement leading up to the garden entrance. The bus route runs at regular intervals between Penzance and St Just....

  • Is there accommodation near Tanglewood?

    Tanglewood Garden is fairly secluded however there is a great Bed and Breakfast in the local village of Newbridge. http://www.fountainbandb.co.uk/...

  • What is the best footwear for Tanglewood?

    Always wear sensible footwear as ground can be a bit wet or uneven. Light waterproof clothing can also be worn in case of showers....

  • What is there to do at Tanglewood ?

    There are a wide range of activities you can partake in, sit and read, meditate, play giant lawn chess, play Smite, observe wildlife, paints, drawing pad, picnic/barbeque, photography, meet friends, bring a group, for example, gardeners, painters, and photographers are very welcome....

  • How big is Tanglewood?

    Tanglewood Gardens covers 9 acres made up of 6 acres woodland and 3 of ponds and walkways...

  • Is there a gift shop or restaurant at Tanglewood ?

    There is no gift shop or restaurant but you are welcome to bring your own picnic or hold a barbeque…...

  • What Wildlife can be found at Tanglewood ?

    Tanglewood Gardens is home to a vast array of wildlife. In the wood there are squirrels, rabbits and badgers. Birds that have been spotted include: jays, woodpeckers, nuthatch and Kingfishers, wild duck, heron, Canada geese, Muscovy ducks, Teal, Snipe, and moorhens can all be seen around the ponds…. Above the car park our new rookery...

  • Can I spend all day at Tanglewood?

    Yes you can! To experience the whole garden and all the hidden gems takes 1 to 2 hours and longer if you bring a picnic. However this is an average time, some people only stay for 30 minutes and some will stay all day....

  • Where is Tanglewood?

    Take the A3071 from Penzance to St Just, go through the village of Newbridge and take the first left sign posted, Sancreed, the wood is 500 yards on the left and there is a big daisy sign on the road to help you find us. Get directions >...

  • When was Tanglewood established?

    We originally bought Tanglewood Gardens in 2001 as a place to have fun in. It was officially made an open garden in 2014 and since then has evolved into the garden it is today. It has taken a lot of hard work to dig out the ponds and plant across the gardens....

  • What are the opening times at Tanglewood?

    We are open seven days a week, 10am till dusk....

  • When does Tanglewood open?

    We open on Good Friday until the end of October, every day from 10am until dusk....

  • What do Tanglewood animals/birds eat?

    We only feed the squirrels a few peanuts, which the jays and nuthatch also enjoy, I have a bird feeder for the smaller birds so I can use my camera and the fish are fed in the warm seasons, other than that they find natural foods....

  • Who started Tanglewood?

    We bought the woods in 2001 but didn’t open the garden until 4 years ago although we had been having charity 2 day events for the past 9 years, the garden has evolved from a place where we could hang out and relax and dig a few ponds to people asking if they could visit,...

  • Who owns Tanglewood?

    Tony and Kerry Marr...

  • Is Tanglewood a place for adults to visit?

    Most definitely, couples, interest groups etc are more than welcome at Tanglewood....

  • What nature can we see?

    Woodland, mature trees, bluebells March/April, lots of plants and wild....

  • What birds can I see?

    All the common garden birds, long tailed tit, goldcrest, woodpeckers, jays, nuthatch, Canada geese, heron, ducks, moorhens....

  • What animals can I see?

    Squirrels, rabbits, badgers do live there bit not seen in day, bats at dusk...

  • Do you take card or cheque?

    No we only take cash and no change available, so please bring correct money, the nearest cash point to the wood is in St Just, Adults £5.00, children over 5years £2.00....

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