Visiting Trelissick: what you need to know before you come

Frosty winter's morning at Trelissick, Cornwall

The garden and countryside at Trelissick is open for you to be able to enjoy these open spaces in line with government guidance. The café, shop, second-hand bookshop, Cornwall Crafts gallery and house are closed. Please continue to book your car parking space in advance to avoid disappointment.

Please book ahead before visiting

To avoid disappointment please book your car park space at Trelissick in advance. If you do not book we cannot guarantee a space. Members can book for free, while non-members can pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday and ​you will need to book by 3pm the day before your visit.

Booking is for car parking only, if you are arriving on foot, bike or bus booking is not required.

We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Arrival by car and parking

Access to Trelissick is via standard entrance and the car park is open from dawn to dusk. In order to ensure the continued safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers the booking system is in place for visiting Trelissick between 10am and 4pm.

Once you reach the car park a member of team will greet you from a distance. Please have your ticket ready and state the name used to book. They will then direct you to available spaces for you to park in. 

In order to maintain social distancing, please arrive within your timeslot. Sadly, if you're more than 10 minutes late, we may not be able to guarantee you entry. Your entry will be at the discretion of the property staff and will be based on visitor numbers and the ability to maintain social distancing.

Campervans that are used for transport are welcome but are not permitted to stay overnight. At this time we’re unable to welcome caravans and coaches.

Staying safe

To help keep everyone safe, please follow social distancing and government guidance when you visit. And look out for signs while you’re here which will explain any changes to how you can access different parts of the site.

If you’re showing any of the symptoms of coronavirus, or if you've been in contact with anyone that has the virus and have been notified to self-isolate, please don’t visit.

In line with government guidelines you'll be required to wear a face covering in the indoor areas. Please bring one with you.


What's open?

  • The countryside is open.
  • The garden is open.
  • The toilets are open as normal and are sanitised regularly through the day.


What's closed?

  • The cafe is closed.
  • The shop and plant sales is closed.
  • The second-hand bookshop is closed.
  • The Cornwall Crafts gallery is closed.
  • The National Trust gallery upstairs is closed permanently.
  • The house remains closed.


Bringing a dog?

Dogs are welcome in the countryside; we do ask that you keep your four-legged friend on a lead at all times. No dogs in the garden except assistance dogs. 



There are wheelchair accessible paths through the garden. Please check with staff on arrival if you have any concerns. There is plenty of seating along the route to offer you a place to rest along the way. 

We hope that you have a very enjoyable visit. 

Upcoming events

Timed car parking at Trelissick (18 Jan- 24 Jan)

Fri 22 Jan 2021
Book your timed car parking to visit Trelissick.

Timed car parking at Trelissick (25 Jan- 31 Jan)

Mon 25 Jan 2021
Book your timed car parking to visit Trelissick.