Things to see & do

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Picture perfect

Lanhydrock may be a grand Jacobean mansion but it was also a family home.

Get to know the Victorian family who lived here, through their portraits from around the house.

Get more from your visit

Find out more on one of our regular tours and talks

Find out more on one of our regular tours and talks

Throughout our open season we have free tours and talks most days where you can find out more about the gardens, estate or the history of the house. Check out the noticeboards by the gatehouse for more details when you visit.

Find out more about our events

Scenes from Lanhydrock

From exploring the house, finding out about the previous owners and maybe even meeting a Victorian or two, to adventuring in the grounds, you're sure to find something to enjoy at Lanhydrock.

See a few of the things you might experience on a day here, and hear one too - the piano being played in the Jacobean gallery.

We think Lanhydrock's a really special place - come along and discover it for yourself.


Our favourite spots

  • Ginnie loves the soothing sound of running water on a hot summer’s day © National Trust

    Water feature

    Ginnie likes to recharge in the calming atmosphere of the stream near the thatched cottage.

  • Paul’s favourite view © National Trust

    The view

    Paul's favourite view from the house is across the garden from Her Ladyship's bedroom.

  • Happy times for Faye in the herbaceous border  © National Trust

    Time for lunch

    Faye's favourite spot for a picnic is by the sundial in the fragrant herbaceous borders.

  • Where’s your favourite spot in Lanhydrock house and gardens © John Watts


    What about you? Tell us your favourite spots at Lanhydrock and share your pics on facebook.

Every Saturday

Join our weekly Parkrun around Lanhydrock's estate every Saturday morning at 9am.

It's not a race, but a timed 5k run and open to all.

Group bookings

There's lots for groups to enjoy here

We welcome groups at Lanhydrock, and can offer you discounted entry. If you're coming by coach then advance booking is essential.

Please call us on 01208 265950 to discuss your requirements.

Our collection

With over 20,000 items on display, there's a lot to see at Lanhydrock.

Find out more about individual items and see our whole collection, including items not on display, on the collections website.