Covering some 800 acres, the country park surrounding Mount Edgcumbe contains a deer park, an amphitheatre, formal gardens, sculpture, the 18th-century Earl's Garden, and woodlands containing California redwoods. The coastal footpath runs along the shores of the Park from Cremyll to Whitsand Bay. Sir Richard Edgcumbe of Cotehele built Mount Edgcumbe between 1547 and 1553. It survived a direct hit by bombs in 1941, and was restored in the 1950s. It now contains antique paintings and furniture, 16th-century tapestries, and 18th-century porcelain. Events and exhibitions held throughout the year, please check website for further details.
Facilities – at a glance
- Parking onsite
- Parking nearby
- Fully accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Opening Times: House & Earl's Garden open 3 Apr-29 Sep, Sun-Thu, 11-4.30 (last entry 4). Adventure Play Area, Formal Gardens & Parkland open all year
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