View of the rhododendrons and house from the East Terrace garden at Cotehele

Important notice -

The garden, house (limited rooms), mill, restaurant, tea-room (takeaway), gallery (Fri-Tue) & shop are open. In the afternoons you don't need to pre-book your visit. At busier times, such as mornings, booking is recommend to guarantee entry.

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.

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What's on

Booking ahead is advised before visiting the house, garden and orchard 

The gardens and orchard at Cotehele are open for local visitors. From the 7th June, the house (Great Hall, breakfast room, dining room, Punch Room and White Bedroom only) and mill will also open.

We've introduced advance booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing. To avoid disappointment please book in advance at busier times, such as weekends and bank holidays. You can book your tickets online or by calling 0344 249 1895. You do not need to book to visit the quay or wider estate. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Cotehele (14 June - 20 June)

Mon 14 Jun 2021
Book your timed entry to visit Cotehele.

Things to see and do

Welcome back indoors

Brown and white Springer Spaniel named Missie in snowdrops at Cotehele, Cornwall

Visiting Cotehele with your dog 

Whether you're planning to ramble in the woods, explore the quay or relax in the Barn restaurant, find out all you need about visiting Cotehele with your dog.

Our favourite walks






Our work

Stretch of the tidal River Tamar shortly after work begins

Working with and for nature: creating new habitat at Cotehele quay 

We’re creating a wildlife rich intertidal habitat in the field below the woodland path by Cotehele Quay.

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.


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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 the eight 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