Visit Britain's First and Only Tea Gardens at Tregothnan Estate
Bella Percy-Hughes picking tea leaves at the Tregothnan Estate, photograph by swns.com
For most Brits, any problem can be solved with a nice cup of tea. But, the majority of the country’s tea leaves make a long journey from China or India before they reach those English teacups.
That’s why the tea grown on the Tregothnan Estate is such a rare British treasure. Set on the banks of the River Fal, near Truro, Cornwall, the estate established the nation’s first tea gardens in 1999 and began produc