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A grand manor on a Cornish scale
Look out for
- The two different designs of Dutch gable on the main facade
- Original 16th-century glass among the 576 panes in the Hall window
- The photograph album in the drawing room showing restoration work
- A slight mistake in the plasterwork upstairs in the Great Chamber
- The view from the Great Chamber window to St Newlyn East Church
- Rewards for the Arundell family loyalty to the Crown in the Civil War
- Sketches of the house from before it was restored, in the Long Gallery
Discovering more about Trerice on your visit
Our friendly room guides will welcome you to Trerice and help you discover more during your visit by pointing out highlights and answering your questions.
Look out for information sheets and photographs as you explore the house, and if you'd like to read more about Trerice when you get home our colour souvenir guidebook is on sale in the shop at the end of your house visit.
From wooden skittles to an enormous table and a 300 year old longcase clock, our collection on show at Trerice is of interest to visitors of all ages and interests.
We've made our collection of over a thousand pieces available to view online for people around the world to enjoy whether they're planning to visit or want to find out more about a particular object.
You'll find objects you can handle in certain parts of the house - do ask one of our room guides if you're unsure.
To preserve our house collection for future visitors we ask that you don't handle or touch other items.
Arundells & Aclands: greatness again
Good marriages and positions at the Royal Court helped the Arundell family prosper, and they built their house at Trerice in 1572-3. Over 200 years later the Aclands of Killerton inherited and did some major restoration.