Discover the best things to do in Cornwall; from visiting exotic gardens or ancient houses, to exploring the mining history, all encircled by a much-loved coastline.
A welcoming house and garden set in an estate with surrounding maritime views and woodland walks.
An atmospheric Tudor house with Medieval roots, a mill on a historic quay and a glorious garden with valley views. Visit the wider estate for miles of springtime walking.
There is 1,000 acres of parkland, woodland and heath to discover at Lanhydrock. Explore two miles of the River Fowey, plus adventurous woodland cycle trails at Lanhydrock. The magnificent late Victorian country house and garden will reopen in March.
Pentire is an exceptionally beautiful headland with far reaching views and managed for wildlife. The café at Pentire Café offers undercover and indoor seating throughout the year.
An ancient and atmospheric estate with a medieval garden and historic house
Elizabethan manor house with fine interiors and delightful garden
Impressive Cornish Beam Engine and industrial heritage discovery centre. Open by pre-booked tours.
High-up on the exposed cliffs on the 'Tin Coast' and part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site. Levant Mine and Beam Engine is open by pre-booked tours.
With a rocky island crowned by a castle and an Iron Age hillfort with a wartime bunker, there is a lot of history and beautiful views to admire from these castles and forts in Cornwall.
The Mount is managed by both the National Trust and the St Aubyn family, working together. This unique partnership supports the Mount's vibrant island community, continuing a remarkable legacy. St Michael's Mount is open throughout the year however, dates and times vary during winter months. Click here to find out more and book your tickets online.
Travel back through thousands of years of Cornish history to the very impressive Iron Age promontory fort and 18th-century quay. The fort is the only one of its kind in Europe and its well defined ditches and embankments are still clearly visible.
Nare Head, next to Carne and Pendower, is home to an underground bunker, which started life as a Royal Observer Corps post spotting aircraft during the Second World War.
A historic and exotic wooded valley garden leading down to the River Helford.
Sheltered garden bursting with exotic trees and shrubs
18th-Century house set within a magnificent landscape garden, still home to the Carew Pole family
A stretch of rugged Cornish coastline that borders the medieval fortress of Tintagel has been acquired by the National Trust. Smith’s Cliff, on the north Cornwall coast, will be cared for as a space for wildlife to flourish, for heritage to be conserved and for people to access and enjoy for ever.
We are working to create 250 hectares of new species rich grassland at National Trust sites across Cornwall. The project, due to be completed by 2026, will help us rise to the twin challenges of biodiversity loss and climate change.
Stay at a National Trust holiday cottage in Cornwall this year and discover some of the most dramatic scenery in the UK.
Beautiful interiors and sea views for miles in this former farm outbuilding in the hamlet of Gwendra.
A traditional stone cottage just a few metres from the shores of the Helford Estuary.
Walk from Cotehele Quay to Cotehele Mill and enjoy a twinkling display of festoon lighting between the trees this winter. Daily between 10am-5pm.
Celebrate the festive season with a trip to Cotehele to see the annual Christmas Garland within the Great Hall
A warm welcome awaits at Trelissick this Christmas where the house has been dressed with Christmas decorations, stunning flowers, and twinkling lights. The house café will be serving light refreshments and festive treats.
Get into the Christmas spirit with candle making workshops inside Godolphin House and see it decorated in its Christmas finery. Booking essential.