Events

'The Great Flood' film

See 'The Great Flood' on 19 Sept, part of the Tamar Project's film festival © The Tamar Project

See 'The Great Flood' on 19 Sept, part of the Tamar Project's film festival

Friday 19 September, 8pm in the Barn Restaurant

The It’s All About the River film festival comes to Cotehele with Bill Morrison’s film 'The Great Flood' exploring the 1927 Mississippi River flood disaster and resulting migration of Delta Blues culture in America (PG).

£6 adults, £4 concessions - 01752 585050 or online; refreshments available

Apple day

We'll crank up the Victorian apple press on Apple day on 21 September © Martin Smith

We'll crank up the Victorian apple press on Apple day on 21 September

Sunday 21 September, 11am-4pm

Meet in the Mother Orchard to see our Victorian cider press in action, apple experts Mary Martin and James Evans will talk to BBCs Tiffany Truscott about their new book: 'A Cornish Pomona' and we'll have children's activities too.

Normal admission charges apply (members free)

The Great British Walk - Long way round

Learn about the woodlands on this Great British Walk on 4 October © National Trust

Learn about the woodlands on this Great British Walk on 4 October

Saturday 4 October, 10am-1.30pm

Join Head Ranger Joe Lawrence on a four mile walk along the northern edge of the 1,300 acre estate to learn how he manages the woodland. Walking with Joe is a real treat. Meet on Cotehele Quay.

Free

The Great British Walk - Cadsonbury

Join Joe on a Great British Walk at Cadsonbury on 15 October © National Trust

Join Joe on a Great British Walk at Cadsonbury on 15 October

Wednesday 15 October 10am-12.30pm

Join Head Ranger Joe Lawrence for a two mile walk along the River Lyhner then up onto the bury itself to learn about this iron age fort. Meet at the Cadsonbury car park SX 346 679.

Free

Freak week in the house and mill

Enjoy Feak Week in the house and mill from 25 October - 2 November © National Trust

Enjoy Feak Week in the house and mill from 25 October - 2 November

Saturday 25 October - Sunday 2 November, 11am-4pm

There will be some spooky goings-on in the house, with a trail for children to follow. The mill will be deliciously scary too. We'll be baking some ghoulishly tasty recipes and we'll be milling on Thursday and both Sundays.

Normal admission charges apply (members free)

Spooky half-term fun on Cotehele Quay

We’ll be carving pumpkins and doing other fun things from 27 - 31 October © National Trust

We’ll be carving pumpkins and doing other fun things from 27 - 31 October

Monday 27 – Friday 31 October, 11am-3pm

Join us to make pumpkins, brooms or monsters. There’s a different activity every day and there’s no need to book, you can just show up. Please do be prepared to queue during busy times.

Small charge for materials

Fright Night in Cotehele House

Don't miss Fright Night in the house on 31 October © National Trust

Don't miss Fright Night in the house on 31 October

Friday 31 October, 6-9pm

Explore the house in the dark, hear stories of things that go bump in the night and prepare yourself to be scared, very scared. You don’t need to book, you can just show up (if you dare).

Normal admission charges apply (members free)

Apple day and book launch 21 September

Three rosy red Coxs Pomona apples ready to pick

  • Open from 11am to 4pm
  • Hourly: Victorian cider press 'cheese building' demonstrations
  • Noon-1pm: 'A Cornish Pomona' launch: Mary Martin and James Evans will talk with BBCs Tiffany Truscott about their new book
  • Afternoon: Apple display with Mary Martin and James Evans
  • 2.15pm: Orchard tour
  • 3.30pm: ‘The Big Squeeze’ at the Victorian cider press
  • A children's fruit juice lab
  • Cider and sausages available

 

Plan ahead for the next six months

From the September harvest to February half-term fun, scroll down to the events planner to learn about what we've got planned during the next six months.

March-September events leaflet

Don't miss out on any of Cotehele's activities. Download a PDF of the current events leaflet to keep in your bag and tape to the fridge.

October-February events leaflet

Anyone up for a Great British Walk, Hallowe'en or Christmas? Download an autumn-winter PDF to pin up in your office and stash in the car.

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