The front of Cotehele house bathed in sunshine
A couple looking across the medieval stewpond in the Valley Garden at Cotehele

Peaceful summer walks at Cotehele 

Cotehele’s colourful garden and woodlands are full of birds and wildlife; there are 1,300 acres to cover at this calm oasis, so come along and get ready to explore.

A summer of art and activity

Upcoming events

'Seasons of Change' in Cotehele Gallery

Wed 15 Aug 2018
Cotehele Gallery exhibits and sells the work of West Country artists and craft makers. This exhibition features the work of local landscape watercolour painter Peter Dolbear and handcrafted mirrors created by Joan Bose.

Cut flowers for Cotehele

Wed 15 Aug 2018
Join West Country artist, Dominique Coiffait, at a drop-in workshop to help create a special artwork for the Great Hall. All ages welcome!

Nancy Belle boat trips from Cotehele Quay

Thu 16 Aug 2018
Climb aboard the 22ft 'Nancy Belle' and take a ride up the river.

Milling days at Cotehele Mill

Thu 16 Aug 2018
Adventure down to Cotehele Mill on Thursdays and Sundays to see the mill in action.

Look Sharp!

Thu 16 Aug 2018
Not just for the kids. Take a closer look at the bladed weapons in Cotehele House

Costume Sundays at Cotehele Mill

Sun 19 Aug 2018
Come and meet the mill team dressed in Victorian costume.





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.


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