National Trust Attractions
There are lots of National Trust sites to visit in Cornwall. Here are a few highlights.
Tintagel Old Post Office – Tintagel
An unusual 14th-century yeoman’s farmhouse with a famously wavy roof. There is a display of Victorian postal equipment and furniture dating back to the 16th century. No dogs, parking locally pay and display.
Lanhydrock House and Gardens – Bodmin
Visit the house refurbished after a fire in 1881 with all the best Victorian mod-cons. Visit the kitchen, nurseries and servant quarters as well as the luxurious family areas, dining rooms and bedrooms. There are extensive gardens with ancient woodlands and beautiful herbaceous borders. Cafe on site, dogs welcome on leads in the park and wood but not in the formal gardens. Parking close to the house.
St Michael’s Mount – Marazion
This rocky island sites a castle, medieval church and small community. You can walk to the island at low tide or take a short boat trip. A unique place to visit. Parking on the mainland. Has a shop, cafe and restaurant.
Trerice – Near Newquay
A Cornish gem of an Elizabethan manor house. Little has changed over the years and today it is renowned for its tranquillity. No dogs on site. On-site parking.
Trelissic – Near Truro
On a peninsula with panoramic views of the Fal estuary the house provides an ever changing seascape and landscape. Walk the woodland gardens or explore the house. There is also an art gallery for Cornish artists, cafe and gift shop. Parking on site, dogs welcome in the countryside but not the gardens.