View of the wildflowers at the front of Cotehele House

An atmospheric Tudor house with Medieval roots, a working mill on a historic quay, a glorious garden with valley views and an expansive estate to explore.


Things to see and do


What's on

Upcoming events

Let's play at Cotehele

Sun 14 Aug 2022
All through the summer holidays at Cotehele, find creative and exciting ways to play.

75 years of caring for Cotehele

Sun 14 Aug 2022
We're celebrating the 75th anniversary of the National Trust caring for Cotehele with an exhibition within the house looking back at some of the significant moments that have taken place over the last 75 years.

Brilliant Bees at Cotehele Mill

Sun 14 Aug 2022
This summer we're celebrating our Brilliant Bees with a trail on the meadow at Cotehele Mill.

Meet the Bull Pen Gallery artist: Jackie Lowman

Sun 14 Aug 2022
Visit the Bull Pen Gallery on Sunday 14 August to meet artist Jackie Lowman.

Meet the Miller at Cotehele Mill

Thu 18 Aug 2022
Come to Cotehele Mill on Thursday or Saturday to meet a miller and learn all about the past, present and future of the mill.

Morris dancing with the Ashdown Mummers

Sat 20 Aug 2022
Pop down to Cotehele Quay to see the World Famous Ashdown Mummers performing as part of their country tour. Dancing starts at 4pm.

Get involved

Children arriving at the house at Cotehele, Cornwall

Join the team at Cotehele 

The volunteering opportunities at Cotehele are as varied as the individuals who carry them out. You could work the cloam oven, mill the flour, promote local artists, drive a bus, delve into history and all while meeting new people and having fun.



Frothy coffee and cake

Eating and drinking at Cotehele 

It wouldn't be a National Trust visit without a break for cake and Cotehele has plenty of options. Stop by the Barn Restaurant or The Edgcumbe or find a picnic spot on the quay.




Our work

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.


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 our 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