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.

Upcoming events

Blind date with a book

Wed 26 Feb 2020
Don’t judge a book by its cover - choose one based on the clues and find a new read to fall in love with this February in the Brewery Bookshop.

Bird bingo at Cotehele

Wed 26 Feb 2020
Children will discover more about the birds that live at Cotehele as they explore the garden and countryside with this fun trail.

Bull Pen Gallery preview evening

Fri 06 Mar 2020
Be the first to see Cotehele's new Bull Pen Gallery and meet some of the artists exhibiting their work at this special opening event.

Pick up a new book with World Book Day at Cotehele

Sat 07 Mar 2020
Join us this World Book Day in Brewery Bookshop at Cotehele to see a selection of reads for you to collect with your book token and enjoy storytelling in the Victorian Library at 12, 1.30 and 3pm each day.

Rena Gardiner: Art and inspiration

Sat 07 Mar 2020
Discover the work of print-artist Rena Gardiner within the landscape which inspired it.

Tide and time at Cotehele

Sat 07 Mar 2020
Discover items from the collections in Cotehele house which have transatlantic connections, as part of our local commemorations of the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower





Our work

Conservation Assistant attends to the mattresses and beds in Cotehele House, Cornwall

A Winter's Tale: behind-the-scenes in Cotehele House in winter 

Winter is our time for in-depth cleaning of the Cotehele House show rooms. Although from the outside it looks like the house might be asleep, inside is a hive of conservation activity.


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

Tamar sailing barge Shamrock with her sails up at Cotehele, Cornwall

Saving Shamrock 

Help us to save this 120 year old Tamar sailing barge and get her back on the river where she belongs.

Our collections

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