Cotehele House – Gardens are set in the woods above the tidal River Tamar. The Gardens have a superb collections of textiles, armour and furniture. The house has extensive grounds with riverside gardens.
Cotehele House – Gardens on the River Tamar
Cotehele Quay on the river is home to the restored Tamar sailing barge, Shamrock, and is the gateway to the wider estate, with its abundant wildlife and evocative industrial ruins which area all that remains of a rich industrial past.
At the Quay old buildings house the Edgcumbe Arms tea-room. The restored Tamar sailing barge Shamrock is moored alongside. The Quay Museum tells Shamrock’s history, of trade on the river, the shipbuilding, mining, quarrying in the Tamar Valley.
The estate is has many miles of footpaths as well as both riverside and woodland walks. There is a working watermill and industrial ruins in the Danescombe Valley
Cotehele House – Gardens is owned and managed by The National Trust in Cornwall