Penhallam Manor

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WEEK ST MARY, CORNWALL & ISLES OF SCILLY

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Not another Cornish country estate, but a low, grass-covered and complete ground plan of a 13th-century moated manor house surrounded by woods. Built by Andrew de Cardinham, it’s a rare example of a moated manor house in the southwest – they are mainly found in Central and Eastern England. It’s an interesting place to wander around if you’re staying nearby – the full medieval ground plan has survived unaltered after the property was abandoned in the 14th century. Dogs on leads are welcome.

Penhallam Manor
WEEK ST MARY

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  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open at any reasonable time during daylight hours

About the area

Discover Cornwall & Isles of Scilly

Cornwall has just about everything – wild moorland landscapes, glorious river valley scenery, picturesque villages and miles of breathtaking coastline. With more than 80 surfing spots, there are plenty of sporting enthusiasts who also make their way here to enjoy wave-surfing, kite surfing and blokarting.

In recent years, new or restored visitor attractions have attracted even more visitors to the region; the Eden Project is famous for its giant geodesic domes housing exotic plants from different parts of the globe, while nearby the Lost Gardens of Heligan has impressive kitchen gardens and a wildlife hide.

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