Things to see and do around Godolphin
The house at Godolphin is one of Cornwall's most spectacular, but head outside and there's even more to see and do.
Plan your visit
There are selected opening times for the house, as guests also enjoy their holidays at Godolphin. Find out when to visit the house by following the link:
The garden and wider estate are open 363 days a year. The King's Room and outbuildings are also open daily.
Why not take a behind the scenes tour of Godolphin? A chance to gain an insight into some of the history at Godolphin, the families that have lived in the house, archaeological finds and the story of the conservation of many buildings. Free tours run most days, times vary call 01736 763194 for more details. On select days there's also a chance to go on a hard hat tour to observe the current conservation work on Godolphin's ancient walls from the scaffolding.
World Heritage Site
Godolphin is a Cornish Mining World Heritage Site.
At these significant places you can discover more about geology, industry and the part Cornwall played in the Industrial Revolution.
There's plenty of fun to be had at Godolphin for all the family. The famous Godolphin barefoot trail, which takes you on a multi-textured walk through the woods, is open from Easter to the end of October.
Many of the 50 things to do before you're and 11 and 3/4 can be ticked off at Godolphin too; from making a trail with a stick to borrowing some binoculars and going birdwatching and even making a mud pie at Godolphin's very own mud pie kitchen at the bottom of the orchard.
The Piggery tea-room serves delicious homemade cakes, sandwiches and hot drinks.
The ideal place to pop in and warm up after exploring the estate.