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Moorland, woods, cycle trails, historic houses, gardens and coast close to this maritime city

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Days out this Spring

Spring colour

A family under the magnolia at Lanhydrock

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Cotehele

Home from Home in Cotehele Gallery

Wed 29 Mar 2017
11:00-17:00
An exhibition featuring handmade mirrors, clocks, wallpaper, textiles, porcelain, lighting and furniture.
Lanhydrock

Incunables: the infancy of printing as seen in the Lanhydrock library

Wed 29 Mar 2017
11:00-17:00
Incunables is a term that refers to early books printed in Europe before 1501. Lanhydrock has 28 of this type of book, unusually high for a private collection. This exhibition in the historic Gallery will draw on the library collection in order...
Cotehele

First World War exhibition at Cotehele - Home and Away

Wed 29 Mar 2017
11:00-16:00
Cotehele's First World War exhibition features photos, trench art and personal items loaned from members of the local community.
Buckland Abbey

House Tours

Wed 29 Mar 2017
11:30-13:00
Join one of our knowledgeable volunteers for an in-depth tour of the Abbey. Places limited - places on a first come, first served basis. Meet in Visitor Welcome.
Cotehele

Milling days at Cotehele Mill

Thu 30 Mar 2017
11:00-16:00
Watch the millers mill on Thursdays and Sundays.
Cotehele Mill

Milling days at Cotehele Mill

Thu 30 Mar 2017
11:00-16:00
Watch the millers mill on Thursdays and Sundays.

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Cornwall

You can find exotic gardens, ancient houses and mining history encircled by a much-loved coastline.

Devon

Journey from wild coasts, moorland and curious historic houses to lush gardens and beaches in Devon.

English Riviera

Explore lush gardens and intriguing historic houses close by South Devon’s classic holiday coast