One of the things our Guest Experience Team gets asked about time and time again is National Trust properties in Cornwall. So many of us have National Trust membership, and quite rightly want to make the most of it - especially during our holidays! So we decided, to make things nice and easy, we'd put all the main National Trust properties in Cornwall in one handy shortlist....
Tintagel Old Post Office
Tintagel PL34 0DB | 01840 770024
A quirky medieval former farmhouse with pretty, cottage garden, the Old Post Office is full of Victorian postal equipment and furniture from the sixteenth century.
Near Newquay TR8 4PG | 01637 875404
A fine Elizabethan manor house with beautiful interiors and delightful gardens, where you can enjoy Tudor games such as Kayling and Slapcock.
East Pool Mine
Near Redruth TR15 3NP | 01209 315027
Discover a working Cornish beam engine and learn all about the history of local mining, at the heart of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site.
Levant Mine and Beam Engine
Near St Just TR19 7SX | 01736 786156
Located high on the cliffs of the Tin Coast - Poldark territory! - you will find this beautiful, restored 1840s beam engine.
Near Penzance TR20 8RZ | 01736 363148
This sheltered garden is home to all sorts of exotic trees and plants, including award-winning magnolias and rhododendrons.
St Michael's Mount
Marazion TR17 0HS | 01736 710265
Learn all about Cormoran the Giant, wander subtropical gardens and discover a beautiful castle with stunning sea views at St Michael's Mount.
Near Helston TR13 9RE | 01736 736194
With a medieval garden, historic house, engine house and mysterious woodland, Godolphin is peaceful and romantic.
Feock TR3 6QL | 01872 862090
Overlooking the beautiful Fal Estuary, Trelissick has 30 acres of gardens to explore, as well as dog-friendly parkland and woodland walks.
Mawnan Smith TR11 5JZ | 01326 252020
A sheltered and exotic valley garden with a maze, giant tulip-tree and its very own beach at the pretty little hamlet of Durgan.
Bodmin PL30 5AD | 01208 265950
Arguably the best-preserved and presented National Trust property in Cornwall, Lanhydrock is home to a grand Victorian country house and extensive gardens and grounds.
Near Saltash PL12 6TA | 01579 351346
Looking over the River Tamar is this beautiful Tudor house with valley garden - and even its own quay with restored sailing barge Shamrock.
Launceston PL15 8BA | 01566 773277
Discover a Victorian kitchen, a collection of historical costumes and a toy room at Lawrence House, home to Launceston Town Council's museum and civic centre.
As well as all these wonderful properties, gardens and estates, the National Trust also takes care of miles of Cornish coastline and parkland. To find out more about any National Trust property in Cornwall, contact our Guest Experience Team on 01326 573808 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.