Upcoming events

Half-term fun at Cotehele: bushcraft for kids

Wed 20 Feb 2019
Build a shelter, light a controlled fire and learn survival skills in the wild.

Spring Showcase in Cotehele Gallery

Wed 20 Feb 2019
The spring exhibition features regular and new artists, including Dominique Coiffait, who created the stunning Commemoration Garland displayed in the Great Hall last winter, and contemporary figurative sculpture by Brendon Murless.

Daffodil Discovery trail at Cotehele

Wed 20 Feb 2019
Wrap up warm and get out and about in the garden at Cotehele finding some of the many varieties of daffodils that were grown here during its market gardening past.

Going digital - Birds of prey photography workshop

Sat 02 Mar 2019
A must for lovers of wildlife photography, this workshop will enable you to take photographs of birds of prey. Our professional falconer will fly the birds expertly close to help you capture some amazing close action shots.

Daffodil weekend at Cotehele

Sat 09 Mar 2019
Delight in the variety of daffodils across the estate.

Spring Puddings at The Edgcumbe tea-room

Fri 15 Mar 2019
Join us for an evening of sweet treats inside the historic Edgcumbe tea-room on the banks of the river Tamar on Cotehele Quay.





Our work


Get involved

Volunteers are transcribing Joseph Snell's diaries as part of our Commemoration Garland project

Volunteer at Cotehele 

A dedicated team of volunteers help us to look after Cotehele and we couldn't run the place without them. There are lots of ways you can get involved. With roles as varied as bus driver, baker, gallery assistant and gardener, there really is a role to suit everyone.


Places to stay

Malt House holiday cottage exterior on Cotehele Quay, 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 the eight holiday cottages on the estate.


Art and collections

Detail of a boar's head tapestry at Cotehele, Cornwall

Cotehele's precious old boar 

Cotehele is famous for the tapestry collection which covers the walls of the house. What makes this collection and its old boars so interesting?

Our collections

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