View of the wildflowers at the front of Cotehele House

An atmospheric Tudor house with Medieval roots, a working mill on an historic quay, a glorious garden with valley views and an expansive estate to explore.


Things to see and do


What's on

Upcoming events

Nature's band family trail

Tue 28 Jun 2022
Let's make some noise with the forest school of rock. Pick up your trail sheet from Visitor Reception and listen out for all the creatures wanting to make some noise with you.

75 years of caring for Cotehele

Tue 28 Jun 2022
We're celebrating the 75th anniversary of the National Trust caring for Cotehele with an exhibition within the house looking back at some of the significant moments that have taken place over the last 75 years.

Brilliant Bees at Cotehele Mill

Tue 28 Jun 2022
This summer we're celebrating our Brilliant Bees with a trail on the meadow at Cotehele Mill.

Meet the Miller at Cotehele Mill

Thu 30 Jun 2022
Come to Cotehele Mill on Thursday or Saturday to meet a miller and learn all about the past, present and future of the mill.

Pondlife! at Cotehele quay

Sat 09 Jul 2022
Discover weird and wonderful creatures in the new pond at Cotehele quay with monthly drop-in, pond dipping sessions.

Get involved

Children arriving at the house at Cotehele, Cornwall

Join the team at Cotehele 

The volunteering opportunities at Cotehele are as varied as the individuals who carry them out. You could work the cloam oven, mill the flour, promote local artists, drive a bus, delve into history and all while meeting new people and having fun.



Frothy coffee and cake

Eating and drinking at Cotehele 

It wouldn't be a National Trust visit without a break for cake and Cotehele has plenty of options. Stop by the Barn Restaurant or The Edgcumbe or find a picnic spot on the quay.




Our work

Details of three portraits

Addressing our histories of colonialism and historic slavery 

Cotehele, along with a number of other places and collections in our care, deals with contentious political histories. Learn more about what we are doing to be inclusive in our work and acknowledge the impact and legacies of colonialism.


Join or give


Places to stay

The exterior of Malt House, Cotehele, Cornwall

Holiday cottages at Cotehele 

You'll have Cotehele to yourself in early mornings and after the day visitors have gone home when you stay in one of our holiday cottages on the estate.


Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Cotehele on the National Trust Collections website