Let's wassail at Cotehele

Put on your festive waistcoat, dig out your trombone and come help us scare away the evil spirits in the Cotehele Orchards.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Come along to this pagan festival to scare away the evil spirits from the orchard and to ensure we have a successful crop in 2019. Embellished hats and fancy dress are encouraged.

The basics

Suitability
This is fun for all ages.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Meet in the farmyard for a procession with the troupe to the Old Orchard and Mother Orchard.
What to bring and wear
Wear fancy dress and bring a musical instrument (an old pot and a wooden spoon would do too).
Other
There is no charge for this event.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
21 December 2019 11:30 - 12:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Cotehele
Email
cotehele@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01579 351346 press 0

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.