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National Dahlia Collection

Varfell Farm | Long Rock, Penzance TR20 8AQ, England
+44 1736 339276
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Something rather special to see in July-September

Few people (apart from locals) know about the National Dahlia Centre at Varfell but when friends... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Penzance, United Kingdom
Dazzling display of colour

A great place to visit for fans of Dahlias, the farm was easy to find, plenty of parking and there... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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Varfell Farm | Long Rock, Penzance TR20 8AQ, England
+44 1736 339276
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Few people (apart from locals) know about the National Dahlia Centre at Varfell but when friends come to stay in the summer we always take them there. Whether or not you are into flowers (or Dahlias) this collection featuring literally hundreds of different kinds will...More

Thank charles2817
Reviewed 18 September 2016

A great place to visit for fans of Dahlias, the farm was easy to find, plenty of parking and there was no entrance fee. A fantastic variety of plants with a stunning blend of colours. The display was well laid out, with wide paths to...More

Thank 123pix
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I visited on a wet and windy day and was met by this glorious blaze of colour from some two thousand Dahlia cultivars which are all labelled, which forms the national collection. I spent an hour and half enjoying the view and taking notes on...More

1  Thank Quentin S
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We visited on the Open Day when not only was entrance free (as it always is) there were knowledgeable staff on site to provide answers and advice. The collection is stunning, with nearly 2000 different cultivars in all shapes and sizes, from 30cm high up...More

Thank AMORC3339
Reviewed 20 August 2016

If you love plants you will love this! The day we visited the dahlias were looking at their best. What a selection of absolutely amazing, vibrant colour.

Thank Phil A
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I've lived in Cornwall for over 30 years and had my first visit here yesterday. A glorious selection of dahlias all beautifully displayed and an amazing explosion of colour. My friends and I spent about an hour here. Very peaceful location with super views across...More

Thank Granneh
Reviewed 16 August 2016

What a sight to behold some 1600 dahlias all in flower and each one carefully labelled. We spent a delightful sunny afternoon there wandering up and down the rows. There is a rough guide on your left as you enter the field to advise where...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 31 July 2016

One of the best things I have done all summer, just wish I had a few acres to grow dahlias on this scale, amazing collection and a full field of awesome blooms.

Thank Prodengwest
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Having contacted the NDC before coming on the 23rd of October I was told the Dahlias were still good but 'going over'...all I can say is if they were 'going over' I didn't notice...wow. An explosion of colour greeted us, we went with a list...More

Thank Jean-Pierre V
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This place was a real highlight of our hols in Cornwall: a field full of dahlias, I've never seen such a huge concentration of dahlias together. It was very quiet (about 6 visitors and hardly any staff in evidence). All the dahlias were labelled and...More

1  Thank Michael G
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Are you still trading? Dad is trying to order from you but hasn't heard anything back. Tried calling but numbers aren't working either.
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