Houses and buildings in Cornwall
Discover a vast range of houses and buildings to visit in Cornwall, from a Victorian mansion and Tudor homes to heritage mining buildings and lesser-known gems.
Cotehele house contains eclectic historic artefacts that tell many stories about the medieval building’s long history, from rare tapestries to whale jawbones.
Enjoy a cup of tea in the south-facing rooms while taking in the view from the eighteenth century house at Trelissick.
Explore inside the house to see decorative plasterwork and collection items including a large table, Cornish paintings and a 300-year-old clock.
Godolphin House provides a unique place for guests to stay and is open to the public for the first week of every month from the first Saturday to the following Thursday, except January. Check opening times here.
Book onto a tour and explore the history of mining in Cornwall. Or discover the Tin Coast and the iconic crown engine houses.
Discover old mine buildings and a working steam-powered beam engine. See the wider natural landscape and wildlife that lives here.
Join a guided tour to explore the surface workings of a tin mine, see one of the largest Cornish beam engines and discover what life was like for the people who worked here.
Explore the wild Tin Coast, part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site and see the iconic engine houses clinging to the cliff face.
Visit houses and buildings with limited opening, which are full of history and interest.
A Georgian townhouse on Castle Street in the centre of Launceston, currently used as a local museum and civic centre.
Discover how Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi developed ground-breaking technology on these remote Cornish clifftops that paved the way for today's instant worldwide communication.
In the mining heartland of Cornwall and once the home of Cornish mine engineer Richard Trevithick. Open by pre-booked tour.
Visit a castle on an island in Mounts Bay, or find the mill building central to the workings of an estate.
Cotehele Mill is a 19th-century watermill that still produces flour from local grain today. It also has baking demonstrations, Victorian workshops and local wildlife to explore.
Explore the iconic rocky island of St Michael’s Mount. Step inside the castle, stroll through the subtropical garden and soak up the spectacular views.
Lanhydrock is a Victorian country house packed with layers of history and family stories. Step inside the house to learn about the lives of the Agar-Robartes family, admire the finest rooms and meet the costumed servants below stairs.
The house at Antony contrasts the personal touches of a grand yet comfortable family home. It is still lived in by the Carew family today.
One of the Trust's most delightful medieval buildings, enhanced by a cottage garden