Gardens, Country Houses and Castles

Enjoy a day out at Cornwall's beautiful gardens, stately country houses and historic castles.

  • St Michael's Mount - St Michael's Mount rises gracefully to the church and castle at its summit, accessible on foot at low tide across a causeway or other times by boat.
  • Pendennis Castle - Cornwall's greatest fortress, journey back through 450 years of history.
  • Tintagel Castle - Legendary birthplace of King Arthur.
  • Pencarrow - Historic house and listed gardens, still family-owned and lived in.
  • Lanhydrock - (National Trust) - Fifty evocative rooms to discover in this magnificent country house and gardens.
  • Cotehele - (National Trust) – Get lost for a day in a place of enchantment, beautiful gardens, mill and historic quay.
  • Trelissick Gardens - (National Trust) - There's room to run, climb and explore in the glorious garden at Trelissick.
  • Glendurgan - (National Trust) – Lush and sheltered valley garden dropping to the Helford River.
  • Trerice - Sink gently into the past at Trerice and immerse yourself in Elizabethan Cornwall.
  • Trengwainton - It's so warm at Tregwainton that extraordinary plants from all over the world live happily out of doors.
  • Trebah Gardens - Discover the magic of this peaceful, wild, sub-tropical valley, a truly unique experience.
  • The Lost Gardens of Heligan - The mysterious gardens and estate at Heligan have been discovered from extensive overgrowthin a massive restoration project over recent years.