National Trust in Cornwall

As well as looking after miles of coastline and countryside in Cornwall, we also protect and care for grand houses, exotic gardens, landscapes, and mining history.

Discover some of the best things to do in Cornwall; knowing that by visiting, you’re helping us to keep on caring for these special places. Please visit our website for property opening times and to book tickets.

Antony: 18th-century house near Torpoint in south east Cornwall, set within a magnificent landscaped garden, still home to the Carew Pole family. Website

Cotehele: An atmospheric Tudor house near Saltash with medieval roots, a working mill on an historic quay, a glorious garden with valley views and an expansive estate to explore. Website

East Pool Mine: Impressive Cornish beam engines at Pool near Redruth with an industrial heritage discovery centre. Website

Glendurgan Garden: Located in Mawnan Smith, a 15 minute drive from Falmouth. Stroll down through the peaceful, exotic and playful valley to a sheltered cove and beach on the Helford River at the bottom of the valley. Website

Godolphin: An ancient and atmospheric estate with a medieval garden and historic house located on the outskirts of Helston. Website

Lanhydrock: Magnificent late Victorian country house with garden and wooded estate as well as miles of cycle trails for all abilities. Located just off the A30 close to Bodmin. Website

Levant Mine and Beam Engine: High-up on the exposed cliffs of the 'Tin Coast' and part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site. At its heart, the restored 1840s beam engine running on steam. Located at Trewellard near St Just in West Cornwall. Website

Tintagel Old Post Office: One of the Trust's most delightful medieval buildings, enhanced by a cottage garden. Take a booked guided tour to discover this eccentric building in the heart of King Arthur country. Website

Trelissick: A welcoming garden mid way between Truro and Falmouth at Feock, set in an estate with stunning maritime views and lovely woodland walks. Website

Trengwainton Garden: Woodland garden with award-winning plant collection, ponds, streams and sea views. Walled gardens including kitchen garden. Located at Madron near Penzance. Website

Trerice: Elizabethan manor house with fine interiors and a small but varied garden featuring an Elizabethan knot garden, cottage borders and Cornish kayling lawn. Located at Kestle Mill near Newquay. Website

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