Ancient and atmospheric Tudor house, traditional Christmas Garland in the Great Hall, with garden, woods, quay, mill and estate to explore

Christmas at Cotehele house and mill

Upcoming events

Bring a Friend to visit Cotehele for free this Twixmas

Fri 27 Dec 2019
Between 27 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020, you can download a voucher from our website that entitles a National Trust member or someone who has bought a full price ticket to bring a along a guest with them to visit Cotehele for free. Terms & conditions apply.

Victorian family Christmas at Cotehele Mill

Fri 27 Dec 2019
Come along to Cotehele Mill this winter to see how Victorian families like the Langsfords celebrated Christmas. There'll be festive family activities, dressing up and the Mill is decorated for a traditional Victorian yuletide.

The Christmas flower garland at Cotehele

Fri 27 Dec 2019
When the residents of Cotehele first hung a modest Christmas display in the hall in the 1950s, little did they know how their simple decoration would turn into the magnificent tradition it is today.

Festive Family Trail

Fri 27 Dec 2019
Wrap up warm and bring the family to Cotehele to follow this fun festive trail.

Apple tree pruning workshops at Cotehele

Tue 07 Jan 2020
Join us in the orchard for an introduction to apple tree pruning with Cotehele's gardeners. Part theory, part practical. Tools provided, but wrap up warm.

Volunteer open day at Cotehele

Wed 15 Jan 2020
Learn about volunteering opportunities at Cotehele in 2019.





Our work


Get involved

Volunteers are transcribing Joseph Snell's diaries as part of our Commemoration Garland project

Volunteer at Cotehele 

A dedicated team of volunteers help us to look after Cotehele and we couldn't run the place without them. There are lots of ways you can get involved. With roles as varied as bus driver, baker, gallery assistant and gardener, there really is a role to suit everyone.


Places to stay

Malt House holiday cottage exterior on Cotehele Quay, Cornwall

Holiday cottages at Cotehele 

You'll have Cotehele to yourself in early mornings and after the day visitors have gone home when you stay in one of the eight holiday cottages on the estate.


Art and collections

Tamar sailing barge Shamrock with her sails up at Cotehele, Cornwall

Saving Shamrock 

Help us to save this 120 year old Tamar sailing barge and get her back on the river where she belongs.

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Cotehele on the National Trust Collections website