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Tranquil varied garden in fabulous position, with a superb collection of tender and exotic plants

On its own peninsula with ever-changing views of the estuary of the River Fal, Trelissick has one of the most amazing natural settings in the country.

There are more than 12 hectares (30 acres) of elevated garden to explore, with twisting paths that lead you through significant collections of hydrangeas, rhododendrons, camellias, ginger lilies and year-round exciting woodland plants.

As well as the garden, the 121-hectare (300-acre) estate, with its countryside, woodlands and coast, makes for breathtaking walks.

As well as the garden and countryside Trelissick has its own renowned art gallery with a wide range of work from local Cornish artists. Why not drop into Crofters café which offers a delicious range of light refreshments, hot luncheons and afternoon cream teas using seasonal and local produce. Trelissick also has a gift shop, second-hand bookshop and six of the best National Trust holiday cottages located around the Trelissick estate.

House open

Trelissick House dating from 1750

Trelissick House dating from 1750

Get a last glimpse inside Trelissick House, before we close the house for 2014, on 23 December. Take in breath-taking views of the Fal Estuary, wander through rooms and discover a house that remained a family home to the Copelands since it was gifted to the Trust in 1955. In October and November the house is open weekends only. In December the house is open for 'Christmas at Trelissick', Friday to Sunday, 5 - 7 and 12 - 14 December and Friday to Tuesday, 19 - 23 December. Trelissick House will re-open from 1 April 2015.


50 things to do at Trelissick

We've got some great 50 things events this summer at Trelissick. Why not race a snail, have a wild art day or even find a few bugs on a bug hunt? All you need to do is join up and start having fun. Normal admission applies.

What's on

We have lots of events running in 2014 at Trelissick ranging from children's trails, to exhibitions in the gallery, to themed dinners in the barn restaurant.

Apple weekend at Trelissick

Apple Weekend 2014 is nearly here

On Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 October why not come and join us to celebrate apples. We have family activities, games and demonstrations including apple pressing in the orchard.

Get out and about

With 300 acres of historic countryside, Trelissick is a great place to go for a walk and take in the views from our coastal woodland. You can bring along your waggy tailed friends too.