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Visitors making a free log planter at last year's BMW i workshops

Create with nature at Cotehele 

Come along to Cotehele and join a free activity session with our partner BMW I to pot a terrarium or log planter or frame a pressed plant to take away - and discover how together we're making greener travel options easier.

Upcoming events

VIPs trail at Cotehele

Mon 20 May 2019
10:00-16:00
Pick up a free trail from reception or the Mill and meet the Very Important Pollinators who keep Cotehele going. You'll find out why they are Very Important and what you can do to ensure their survival.

Spring Showcase in Cotehele Gallery

Mon 20 May 2019
10:00-16:00
The spring exhibition features regular and new artists, including Dominique Coiffait, who created the stunning Commemoration Garland displayed in the Great Hall last winter, and contemporary figurative sculpture by Brendon Murless.

Guided walks around Cotehele estate

Mon 20 May 2019
11:00-13:00
Explore the Cotehele estate on these circular walks led by our wonderful volunteer Jane.

May half-term fun

Mon 27 May 2019
12:00-15:00
Join us for half-term family fun making bee boxes as homes for these VIPs (very important pollinators).

Nancy Belle boat trips from Cotehele Quay

Tue 28 May 2019
12:30-14:30
Climb aboard the 22ft 'Nancy Belle' and take a ride up the river. Booking is essential.

Water and Colour in Cotehele Gallery

Sat 08 Jun 2019
10:00-16:00
The summer exhibition features watercolour paintings, mirrors, ceramics glass and more.
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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