In a nutshell

The Tudor house built in 1485 has many stories and legends as well as fine collections of tapestries and armour.


St Dominick, near Saltash, Cornwall PL12 6TA

Contact details

Tel: 01579 351346

Activity type

Gardens and Open Spaces, Historical Sites, Indoor Activities, Outdoor Activities, Trips and Transport

Suitable for

Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s

Price guide


(based on family of 4)

Cotehele details...

Cotehele was the ancestral home to the Edgcumbe family for centuries.

Outside, there are some fabulous walks, including an easy circular walk through the woodland, with river views.

Look out for the Chapel-in-the-Wood! It marks the spot where Richard Edgcumbe I made a narrow escape from King Richard III’s men in 1483.

Take a picnic and enjoy it at the Quay, where the ’Shamrock’, built in 1889, is presently berthed, waiting for restoration.

The gardens are open all year.

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