View showing the Commemortaion Garland and artwork in the Great Hall at Cotehele

Christmas 2018 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 Commemoration Garland in the Great Hall is on display daily until 6 January 2018 (except 25-26 December).

Upcoming events

Deck the Halls in Cotehele Gallery

Wed 12 Dec 2018
The festive exhibition at Cotehele Gallery features the work of West Country artists and craft makers. You'll find beautiful pieces for your home or for that extra-special Christmas gift.

Festive family trail

Wed 12 Dec 2018
Wrap up warm and bring the family to Cotehele to follow this fun festive trail.

Commemoration Garland in the Great Hall

Wed 12 Dec 2018
We're commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War with a special artwork created by West Country artist Dominique Coiffait, inspired by the ebb and flow of life in Cotehele garden. This artwork will wind around the walls of the...

First World War exhibition at Cotehele - Dulce Et Decorum Est

Wed 12 Dec 2018
Cotehele's First World War exhibition features photos, trench art and personal items loaned from members of the local community.

Choirs under the garland

Thu 13 Dec 2018
Come along to hear local choirs singing in the Great Hall under the Commemoration Garland.

Children's Christmas crafts

Sat 15 Dec 2018
Help the children get crafty this Christmas, making cards and postcards inspired by this year's Commemoration Garland artwork.





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