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Eating and shopping at Trelissick

Cup of coffee with National Trust oak leaf design in chocolate
Coffee at Housesteads Visitor Centre | © National Trust

After exploring the garden or walking along the beach, refuel with a tasty treat from Crofters café. Then take home a gift or plant from the shop, or grab yourself a bargain from the second-hand book store.

Crofters café

Crofters café is open daily between 9.30am and 5pm, with indoor and outdoor seating available. Enjoy expertly made coffee, or choose from the wide selection of teas and other refreshments. Last orders are half hour before closing.

All food is locally sourced where possible, freshly prepared and seasonal. Hot lunches are served daily, with choices ranging from wholesome soups to delicious pasties and jacket potatoes.

Treat yourself

Temptation also takes the form of delicious cakes and scones. Cream teas with proper Cornish clotted cream and a dollop of jam will satisfy any sweet tooth, or perhaps something richer like an indulgent brownie will hit the spot. Have a chat with the helpful staff about any dietary requirements you have and they’ll make sure you're catered for.

Four-legged friends

Dogs are welcome outside, and during bad weather we open an indoor seating area where bedraggled dogs and owners can relax out of the rain and the chill. Dog bowls are present, along with adoring staff to dote on any friendly pooches.

Allergen information

Most of the food and drink served is prepared on site in our kitchen, using a wide range of ingredients. As a result, we can’t guarantee that any of our food and drink products are completely allergen free.

If you have an allergy or intolerance and would like ingredient information about the food and drink served, please ask the staff, who will be happy to help.

Always check when you visit

Visited before? We sometimes change our recipes to improve quality and flavour, including the ingredients. When you visit, please speak to one of our team to check the current allergen information for your favourite dish.

Thank you

Every cuppa or tasty treat you buy helps us to continue looking after places for everyone to enjoy.

Bee themed homeware laid out on a table.
Brighten your home with bee themed accessories | © National Trust Images/James Dobson

National Trust shop at Trelissick

The National Trust shop at Trelissick has a fabulous range of gifts, home accessories, books, decorations and of course a great selection of local food and drink. Don’t forget to call in and have a look at our selection of plants and gardening products for those hard to buy for friends and relatives.

Plant sales

Tucked into part of the former fruit garden on the side of the shop is the plant centre. There's a huge range of seasonal plants and everything for the green-fingered, from tools and ornaments to decorations and garden furniture.

The plant centre boasts a range of products for the ambitious gardener to help prepare for the coming spring. Pop in to browse our regularly refreshed stock of seasonal plants.

Paperbacks on a shelf in the second-hand bookshop at Shugborough Estate, Staffordshire
There are plenty of second-hand books to discover on the shelves | © National Trust Images/David Goacher

Second-hand bookshop

In the second-hand bookshop, we stock a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction books, including many rare, collectable and vintage books. Please feel free to come and browse for a treasure.

Book donations

All our books are kindly donated by members of the public, and all the money raised from sales funds important conservation projects at Trelissick.

If you have a small quantity of books and are happy to bring them to the bookshop yourself, these can be accepted whenever we're open. Please provide boxes or bags so that we can move and store them easily.

For book donations, larger than 1 - 2 bags or small boxes, please call 01872 861064 to schedule a drop off time.

We very much regret we're unable to accept abridged Reader's Digest novels or encyclopaedias and also magazines, cds or dvds.

Thank you

It is through your purchases and support that we are able to continue to care for nature, beauty and history for everyone, for ever.

The white pyramid entrance at the front of Trelissick, in the autumn, with the orangery at the right of the picture

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