Opening times for 11 December 2023
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Assistance dogs only
Assistance dogs only in house, garden, cafe and shop.
Licenced for civil weddings
Barn, Great Hall, Hayloft and summerhouse licensed for civil weddings
Second-hand bookshop in the undercroft.
Books, gifts and local produce in the rear court
Barn café serving hot and cold drinks, light bites and cakes
In the rear court, to the left of the barn café
Limited coach parking available, please book in advance
Blue Badge parking. Accessible toilets. Induction loops at till points. Some steep routes and loose gravel, access map available. Limited ground and first floor access to house. Mobility scooter access is limited to ground floor. Manual wheelchair available. Assistance dogs welcome.
Accessible route and/or map
Grounds are partly accessible, steep slopes, narrow paths. Map of accessible route available from visitor reception.
Level access to shop
Shop situated on the ground floor of the house.
Adapted toilet in the toilets.
Sloped access to barn café and hayloft. Grounds partly accessible, some steep slopes.
Braille (guide or menu)
Braille room guides are available around the house.
Seating is available in each room of the house for visitors to use.
8 accessible parking spaces in main car park. Car park has hard surface tarmac and gravel in the parking bays.
Limited number of manual wheelchairs available to hire by calling 01637 875404.
Fixed induction loops are available at visitor reception, the barn café and shop. Ear defenders are also available for children from visitor reception.
Trerice is situated off the A3058 at Kestle Mill. Follow the brown signs in the direction of Saint Newlyn East. We are 1.5 miles from the A3058 junction
Parking: free, 300 yards
Sat Nav: instructions via Kestle Mill A3058
Quintrell Downs, 1½ miles
Fowey via St Austell to Newquay, alight Kestle Mill, request stop, ¾ mile. Route 25. Truro to Newquay, alight Kestle Mill, request stop, ¾ mile. Route 91 and 93.
Take a look through our upcoming events at Trerice, including Halloween activities and Christmas events.
Assistance dogs only at Trerice
Only assistance dogs are permitted on site at Trerice. This includes the house, gardens and café.
Take a look at the map of Trerice to help plan your visit.
Discover how you can spend your special day or event at Trerice with a number of different options available.
A grand Elizabethan house on a small scale.
A small but varied garden featuring an Elizabethan knot garden, cottage borders and Cornish kayling lawn.
Offers a range of light refreshments, hot and cold drinks, cakes and cream teas.
Shop with a wide range of gifts, homeware and local produce. Second-hand bookshop in the Undercroft.
Explore inside the house to see decorative plasterwork and collection items including a large table, Cornish paintings and a 300-year-old clock.
Visit Trerice this Christmas where you'll find storytelling with Father Christmas, the house and barn dressed in traditional decorations and festive performances from the volunteer choir.
Discover what family-friendly activities are on offer at Trerice this autumn. Try a game of Cornish kayles, spot the mice around the house and try on Tudor-inspired costumes in the hayloft.
Explore an Elizabethan-inspired knot garden and an orchard full of Cornish apple varieties. It’s a great place to spot wildlife.
Live in the historic house of Trerice where views extend over the gardens and countryside.
A one-bedroom shepherd’s hut sitting in a secluded valley close to Porthcothan beach.
This traditional Cornish cottage has views for miles over countryside and out to Trevose Head.
A converted stone barn for 6 people, in a rural setting by the South West Coast Path.
An intimate Elizabethan manor and a Cornish gem, Trerice remains little changed by the advances in building fashions over the centuries thanks to long periods under absentee owners. The house is open seasonally for you to learn about its history and collection, with daily talks providing further detail.
The house at Trerice is surrounded by a small but varied garden, where you can sit in the Elizabethan knot garden surrounded by apple trees, enjoy a game of kayling on the lawn and admire the surrounding views from the parade ground.
Today the renowned stillness and tranquillity of Trerice is much prized by visitors. The cafe can be found inside the barn, offering a range of light refreshments, cream teas and packed lunches for children. Finish off your visit with a trip to the National Trust shop and second-hand bookshop.
Trerice is a member of the Cornwall Association of Tourist Attractions.
Find out how our conservation team deep cleans the rooms and collection at Trerice every winter while the house is closed, and what our archaeology research group found in the garden.
Volunteer with us
Find out more about joining our friendly team of volunteers at Trerice, who work in a variety of roles across the property, from gardening, house stewarding and costume making.