Cotehele

Ancient and atmospheric Tudor house, traditional Christmas Garland in the Great Hall, with garden, woods, quay, mill and estate to explore

Christmas at Cotehele house and mill

Getting in the festive spirit with a sing song

Music under the garland in the Great Hall 

The log fire is burning, the candles are lit and the garland is on display. Come along to be entertained in the Tudor hall, where performers are making music most days in December. Performances daily from 30 November - 22 December (no performances on 10 and 21 December).

Upcoming events

Victorian family Christmas at Cotehele Mill

Fri 06 Dec 2019
11:00-15:00
Come along to Cotehele Mill this winter to see how Victorian families like the Langsfords celebrated Christmas. There'll be festive family activities, dressing up and the Mill is decorated for a traditional Victorian yuletide.

The Christmas flower garland at Cotehele

Fri 06 Dec 2019
11:00-16:00
When the residents of Cotehele first hung a modest Christmas display in the hall in the 1950s, little did they know how their simple decoration would turn into the magnificent tradition it is today.

Festive Family Trail

Fri 06 Dec 2019
11:00-16:00
Wrap up warm and bring the family to Cotehele to follow this fun festive trail.

Music under the garland in the Great Hall at Cotehele

Fri 06 Dec 2019
13:00-13:30
The log fire is burning, the candles are lit and the garland is on display. Come along to be entertained in the Tudor hall, where performers are making music most days in December.

Let's wassail at Cotehele

Sat 21 Dec 2019
11:30-12:00
Put on your festive waistcoat, dig out your trombone and come help us scare away the evil spirits in the Cotehele Orchards.

Apple tree pruning workshops at Cotehele

Tue 07 Jan 2020
10:30-13:00
Join us in the orchard for an introduction to apple tree pruning with Cotehele's gardeners. Part theory, part practical. Tools provided, but wrap up warm.
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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.

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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.

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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