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Elizabethan manor house with fine interiors and delightful garden

An intimate Elizabethan manor and a Cornish gem, Trerice remains little changed by the advances in building fashions over the centuries, thanks to long periods under absentee owners.

Today the renowned stillness and tranquillity of Trerice is much prized by visitors.

This silence is occasionally pierced by curious lilts of Tudor music or shouts of excitement from the Bowling Green (surely you will want to try a game of Kayling or Slapcock?), bringing back some of the bustle and noise that must have typified its time as a busy manor house.

Join us for an evening of star gazing

Friday 3 October, 7pm

Tick number 27 off your list of 50 things

We're teaming up with Kernow Astronomers for a family-friendly evening, exploring the fascinating skies above us. Join in the star party and learn all about the night sky. Whatever the weather, there'll be lots to discover.

Tudor banquets at Trerice

25 October, 22 November, 6 December, 7 - 10pm,

£30 per person including:

  • Four-course banquet with authentic revelry in the Barn at Trerice
  • For more information or to book please ring 01637 875404 or 08442 491895. 

See our major conservation work this year

Essential work:

  • See our chimney that has been repaired and rebuilt
  • After weeks of vital conservation work in the Great Hall, we're pleased to announce that the room has now reopened, so come and see what our conservation team has been up to.


Although dogs can't go into the house and gardens (except assistance dogs), Holywell and surrounding areas have lots of walks for you to explore.

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Quality assured

Along with 37 other Cornish places we're proud to be a member of the Cornwall Association of Tourist Attractions (CATA). We've passed rigorous and ongoing inspections to join the association.