Important notice -

To avoid disappointment please book your visit to Godolphin in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. If you do not book we cannot guarantee admission.

An ancient and atmospheric estate with a medieval garden and historic house

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What's on

Please book ahead before visiting 

We're looking forward to welcoming you back. The garden and limited toilet facilities are open. The Piggery tea-room is also open for takeaway drinks and snacks.You'll need to book your tickets for the garden by 3pm on the day before your visit. 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. However, where space is available on weekdays, pre-booking may not always be necessary.  The wider estate and car park are open. The house, shop and farm buildings remain closed until further notice.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Godolphin (26 Oct - 1 Nov)

Mon 26 Oct 2020
Book your timed entry to visit Godolphin.

Things to see and do

Apples on the trees in the orchard

Discover the garden 

The garden surrounding National Trust house Godolphin in Cornwall is rich and diverse and a joy to visit anytime of year.

Dog on a lead

Dogs at Godolphin 

When you're out for a walk with your canine companion in the Godolphin countryside, you can help us by being a responsible dog walker.

Godolphin tramper 3

Accessibility at Godolphin 

The Tramper is an electric all-terrain mobility scooter designed specifically to cover rough ground and grass safely and is available to hire by advanced booking.

Walks on the estate

Autumn at Godolphin

Autumn light on Godolphin House

Autumn at Godolphin

Join us this autumn to stretch your legs and spread your wings in the great outdoors. Young explorers can use their senses to explore Godolphin with our self-led Adventure of the Senses trail or why not try a new ‘50 things before you’re 11 ¾’ activity? Wrap up warm and explore the changing colours in the garden and countryside.


Eating and shopping




Places to stay

Godolphin House from the side

Stay at Godolphin 

You can rent the whole of the historic and atmospheric Godolphin House for a truly special holiday. The house sits within the beautiful garden with great walks from the door taking you to the top of Godolphin hill for panoramic countryside and coastal views.


Our work

Details of three portraits

Addressing our histories of colonialism and historic slavery 

Godolphin, 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.


Join or give


Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Godolphin on the National Trust Collections website