Cotehele Gallery exhibits and sells the work of West Country artists and craft makers. This exhibition features the work of local landscape watercolour painter Peter Dolbear and handcrafted mirrors created by Joan Bose.
Come along to see the garden team work alongside print-artist Dominique Coiffait as they put together this year's beautiful cut flower garland and artwork to commemorate the First World War Armistice. You could even lend a hand!
Get ahead of the game this year with some early Christmas shopping at our annual craft fair. You'll find local art and craft makers exhibiting and selling a range of handmade and affordable gifts. Free entry.
We're commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War with a special artwork created by West Country artist Dominique Coiffait, inspired by the ebb and flow of life in Cotehele garden. This artwork will wind around the walls of the...
An in-depth tour of Cotehele house. You'll meet the team as they give the house its annual deep clean, learn about conservation practices and peek behind closed doors. Morning coffee and lunch included.
This walk and talk with a gardener will take you from sweeping views designed by the celebrated landscape gardener, Humphry Repton, to formal gardens thoughtfully conceived by the still live-in family, the Carew Poles.
Children's trail and shop open for some early festive shopping.
28 October only - the fiery furnaces of Finch present a spooky backdrop for some scary stories, spooky costumes welcome. Donations towards the story teller welcome.
The hydro turbine building on the river Teign will be open for you to look inside. The knowledgeable guide will be able to tell you about the history of this building along with how it was restored and how it works.
As the building project to save Castle Drogo reaches a conclusion, we are offering one last opportunity to meet the Castle Drogo builders. There will be demonstrations and activities to have a go at as well as behind the scenes tours onto the...
Get your hands dirty by joining in a variety of fun filled crafty activities. Prices of activities will vary, please call 01647 433306 for more details. Normal admission prices apply.
25 October-the activity is clay modelling. £2.
Join Laura Wall, the author of Goose for a book reading, activities and a book signing. The books in the series of Goose are bright, colourful, heart warming and make early learning concepts fun for toddlers.
The timings of the day will be;...
Join local photographer John Howells in the Castle Drogo garden or by the river Teign to find new aspects, landscapes and wildlife. He will help with understanding your camera whilst also teaching new composition ideas. Each workshop has a...
Artist Celia Olsson will show you how to capture winter Dartmoor days in paint. You will have a go at painting Dartmoor under a light covering of snow and when the golden grasses stand out against the grey sky.
Suitable for beginners and those...
Bring the family for a day packed full of pumpkin fun; pumpkin carving (£3.00 per pumpkin), pumpkin-themed games and activities and pumpkin snacks to try. There'll be a pumpkin trail around the garden and pumpkin flavoured dishes in the tea-room.
We're potty about pumpkins, so this October half term we've pumpkin-themed games in the Orchard plus apple bobbing with Trengwainton-grown apples (while stocks last). There'll also be a pumpkin trail around the garden that's great for welly-walking.
Tales of Trengwainton with a spooky twist, as told by Mark Harandon. Stories start on the hour (none at 1pm) in the bell tent in the orchard.
Booking not needed, but it may be necessary to limit numbers for each session.