Frosty Terraces and the East Range of Cotehele House, Cornwall

Important notice -

In line with government guidance, Cotehele quay and estate is open for local visitors to access for walks. You will need to book your visit to the garden in advance Friday-Sunday. You will be turned away if you arrive without a booking.

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

Please book ahead before visiting the garden and orchard 

The garden and orchard at Cotehele are open for local visitors during the national lockdown. If you need to travel outside of your village, town or city to visit us, please consider if your visit is still appropriate during this time.

We've introduced advance booking to keep everyone safe and maintain social distancing. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially 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 (1 Mar - 7 Mar)

Tue 02 Mar 2021
Book your timed entry to visit Cotehele.

Things to see and do

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 winter walks



Supporter holding a takeaway coffee cup

Eating and drinking on Cotehele Quay 

The Quay Kiosk located on Cotehele Quay is open Wednesday-Sunday from 10.30am-4pm (closed Monday and Tuesday). Stop by for takeaway hot and cold drinks and snacks. For the moment we are only able to accept card payments.



Bring some character to your garden with our range of garden decor, available on the online shop

Treat yourself 

Looking for the perfect gift or perhaps you're in need of some retail therapy? You can browse our full range via our online shop. Your purchases and support enable us to continue to care for the nature, beauty and history we all miss.


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.


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Places to stay

The exterior of Engine Cottage, Calstock, 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