a willow tree flourishes and is surrounded by bright greens, yellows and oranges of various shrubs and grasses

Open Gardens - Bolts Quarry Farm

Location: Bolts Quarry Farm, Penvorder Lane,
St Breward,
Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30 4NY
A diverse wildlife garden developed over 20 years.

Event details


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About the event

Bolts Quarry Farm at St. Breward, Bodmin, has evolved over 20 years from a rocky heap into a diverse wildlife garden. Broadleaf woodland, granite spoil heap and wildflower meadow attract a wealth of wildlife, whilst the Mowhay rock garden, and quarry garden give a nod to the old site. 



£5 on arrival (cash and card accepted. Card payments will be dependent on mobile signal).
Free for under 16’s

Suitable for

Families, Adults

Know before you go


On a lead


Limited Disabled access

Wheelchair access

Some flat but uneven paths

What to bring

To quench your thirst and sweet cravings, we will have delicious volunteer baked cakes, tea, coffee and other drinks for sale, so remember to bring cash. You can also buy a plant (or two or three) from the plant stall. All proceeds will go to the Cornwall Wildlife Trust.

Parking information




Contact us

Marte Martin- Community Fundraising & Events Manager

Bolts Quarry Farm

The pandemic sadly meant that the Open Garden 2020 series couldn't take place. Instead, in depth interviews were held with the garden owners, including Jackie and George from Bolts Quarry Farm.  Click on the below blog to hear more about the history of their beautiful garden, wildlife and gardening hints and tips