Things to see & do

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What's on

Tours behind the scenes

Why not take the opportunity to look behind the scenes at Godolphin? Take a peek behind locked doors on one of our tours with an experienced Godolphin guide.

Free tours run most days at 11am and 2pm.

World Heritage Site

Godolphin is a Cornish Mining World Heritage Site. At these significant places you can discover more about geology, industry and the part Cornwall played in the Industrial Revolution.

Plan your visit

There are selected opening times for the house, as guests also enjoy their holidays at Godolphin. The King's Room is open daily with a changing programme of exhibitions and displays.

Stop for coffee and cake

The Piggery serves delicious homemade cakes, biscuits and refreshments. If you're looking for lunch, then try one of our door-stop sandwiches. Picnic blankets are also available to borrow.

Family fun

A family taking part in a trail

Explore the nooks and crannies of Godolphin on our new family treasure trail. Find the Tudor boy's hat and horse's brush left in the stables, or smell the different herbs in the potting shed. Finish the trail where you find the treasure chest, and dress like a King or Queen. Trail is free with admission.

50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

An outdoor adventure is waiting for you at Godolphin, whether you're hunting for bugs in the orchard or birdwatching on Godolphin Hill. You can give your feet a treat on our barefoot trail too.

Godolphin Hill provides a beautiful setting for a countryside walk. © Rosie Brigham

Godolphin Hill provides a beautiful setting for a countryside walk.

Explore Godolphin's countryside

As the weather gets warmer, why not come and make the most of Godolphin's beautiful estate? There's Godolphin Hill, with scenic views stretching from the north to the south coast of Cornwall, or the shaded woodland and picturesque pathways following the River Hayle. Join us and stretch your legs outdoors.