Fly a kite - 50 things to do before you're 11¾

One of the weekly 50 things activities throughout the summer holidays, see how high you can fly a kite in the Parkland

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

If we are not lucky enough to have a windy day don't worry as we will have a small craft activity where you can make your own kite to take home.


Event ticket prices
This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.
View admission charges


Whole property
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £12.80 £11.60
Child £6.40 £5.80
Family £32.00 £29.00
1 adult, up to 3 children £19.20 £17.40
Group Adult
Minimum group size 15
N/A £10.80
Group Child
Minimum group size 15
N/A £5.40

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points. Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission or
  • Standard admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you the Gift Aid Admission prices. But it's entirely up to you which ticket you choose. If you want the Standard Admission instead, just let us know when you come to pay.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid* — an extra 25 per cent — potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below: Payment of the additional percentage donation is entirely voluntary, so if you prefer to pay the standard admission please advise our reception staff at the till point.

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00


*Gift Aid donations must be supported by a valid Gift Aid declaration and a Gift Aid declaration can only cover donations made by an individual for him/herself or for him/herself and members of his/her family.

Please note...

Parking charge of £5 for cars, National Trust members free with a car sticker and valid membership card.

Prices are for a combined house and garden ticket. The house is sometimes closed for private events so please check the opening times before you visit.

The basics

Assistance dogs are welcome.
What to bring and wear
Bring warm clothing


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
25 July 2018 12:30 - 14:30 Available

Contact Info

Property Office
Call 01872 862090

Upcoming events

'I Dare' Exhibition

Sun 24 Jun 2018
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of women securing the vote, 'I Dare' tells the story of how, in 1931, the 'straightforward and modest' Ida Copeland defeated fascist Oswald Mosley to become MP for Stoke-on-Trent.

Children's Campaign trail

Sun 24 Jun 2018
Earn votes on the Campaign trail to become an MP to look after nature. Create a party name, make a speech and cast your vote.

Merlin Fun Run

Sun 08 Jul 2018
Starting in front of Trelissick House, this is an off-road run around parkland where you'll enjoy some fantastic views of the stunning River Fal. The event is open to anyone who wishes to walk, jog or run 1.5k or 3k!

Watercolour workshops with Sue Lewington

Sun 15 Jul 2018
Sue's published sketchbooks of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly have firmly established her as one of Cornwall's leading artists. Sue is back at Trelissick this summer hosting a series of watercolour workshops.

'I Dream' Exhibition

Sun 15 Jul 2018
The second of a trio of exhibitions celebrating 100 years of women securing the vote. I Dream celebrates the values and actions of the Girl Guide movement in its early days and how Ida Copeland was instrumental in its formation.

Fly a kite - 50 things to do before you're 11¾

Wed 25 Jul 2018
One of the weekly 50 things activities throughout the summer holidays, see how high you can fly a kite in the Parkland