In the woods above the River Tamar nestles Cotehele, built by the Edgcumbes in Tudor times and adorned with tapestries, textiles, arms and armour, pewter, brass and old oak furniture.

Little has changed over the centuries, and a visit is a magical experience. Outside, there are formally planted terraces, the Valley Garden, complete with medieval stewpond and dovecote, and a new orchard, planted at the top of the estate, which features local varieties of apple. Cotehele Quay is the home of the restored Tamar sailing barge 'Shamrock' and gateway to a wider estate. There is also Cotehele Gallery which promotes exclusively work by professional artists and craft makers from the West Country.


St Dominick, Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6TA

01579 351 346


Opening times

House, gallery, shop and restaurant
10 Mar – 31 Oct, 11am – 4pm

Garden Open daily, 11am – dusk
Gallery, shop and restaurant only

11 Feb – 31 Dec, 11am – 4pm
Closed 25 – 26 Dec

Free entry with National Art Pass

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