Christmas at Cotehele

Christmas is a magical time at Cotehele. There are loads of things to see and do with plenty of eating and shopping choices to keep everyone happy.

The Christmas flower garland

Watch the gardeners build the garland: 1 - 10 November, 11am-4pm, (booking essential, details to follow).

See the garland on display: 11 November - 6 January (except 25 & 26 December), 11am-4pm, (booking essential, details to follow).

Volunteers carrying the green base for the garland into the Hall at Cotehele, Cornwall

The Christmas garland at Cotehele

Each year Cotehele gardeners build a 60ft-long garland from thousands of flowers grown on the estate. A tradition since 1956, the garland adorns the Tudor Hall throughout Christmas.

Craft fair and garland dinner

Christmas eating 

With two restaurants to choose from, you won't go hungry at Cotehele this Christmas. The Barn Restaurant at the house and the Edgcumbe tea-room on Cotehele Quay are busy preparing festive menus for you to enjoy.

Christmas shopping

Whether you're looking for a sprig of mistletoe, or gifts for your family and friends, you’ll find something for everyone in the shop and plant centre or in Cotehele Gallery.

Cotehele Gallery is dedicated to exhibiting and selling the work of West Country artists and craft makers. 'All That Glitters' winter exhibition is a coming together of old and new artists to celebrate the festive period with shine and sparkle to illuminate the imagination.

Recollections and reflections

Family days out

Wassailing at Cotehele, Cornwall

Let's wassail at Cotehele

Get out your fancy dress, dig out your loud instruments and come and help us scare away the evil spirits in the Cotehele Orchards (23 December).