Things to see & do
Make a day of it
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Visiting us as a group is easy. If you have a party of 15 or more, get in touch with us by email or on 01579 351346 so we can help you arrange the perfect day out for you and your party.
- Shamrock, our 1899 Tamar sailing barge on the quay
- Verdant woods and vast countryside
- The oldest domestic clock still in its original position
- Our 16th-century dovecote
- The Mother Orchard with traditional fruit tree varieties once grown in the Tamar Valley
- The embroidered history of Cotehele in the library
Every year the gardeners sow, plant, grow, pick, strip, hang and dry thousands of flowers that make up the Christmas garland. It's truly a labour of love. This year's garland boasts a whopping 36,180 flowers.
Open every day until 31 December (except 25 - 26 December)
The local community has loaned family treasures and personal items to Cotehele for a First World War exhibition. The display will rotate annually until 1918. This year’s theme is ‘1914 - Over by Christmas’.