Godolphin - National Trust

Godolphin - National Trust
Godolphin Cross
TR13 9RE






01736 763194


General Enquiries

+44 (0) 1736 763 194

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A path winds through the bluebell wood in April on the estate at Godolphin House, near Helston, Cornwall
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A historic house and medieval garden all set within an ancient and atmospheric estate

Discover Godolphin, one of the most fashionable houses in Cornwall in the 17th century. Long since abandoned, you can soak up the atmosphere of peace and antiquity as you explore this romantic home.

Wander around the 16th century garden, one of the most important historic gardens in Europe. It has barely changed over the years.

Venue Type:

Garden, parklands or rural site, Historic house or home

Opening hours

Easter - End of September:
May, June and Sept - Thurs and Fri 11.00-17.00
July and August - Tues, Thurs and Fri 11.00-17.00
Every Sun - 14.00-17.00
Every Bank Holiday Mon - 11.00-17.00

Admission charges

Adults: £5.00
Children: £1.50

Collection details

Social History

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
photograph of plant being repotted

Seed Sowing

  • 5 August 2014 11am-3pm
  • 21 August 2014 11am-3pm

The Godolphin gardeners invite you to the ancient garden to learn about seed sowing. Why not have a go yourself? Learn about the different varieties, and sow some seeds to take home and grow.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Normal Admission Charges Apply.



Eagle Owl

Nature Night Walk

  • 15 August 2014 8:30-10:30pm

As the light begins to fade, meet us at the Piggery where we'll begin our guided Nature Night Walk. Through exploring the garden and estate you'll discover Godolphin's nocturnal residents including rare breeds of bats and owls, and experience the atmosphere of this historic place. Remember to pack your torch!

Suitable for

  • Any age


Booking Essential 01736 763194. Adult £4.00, Child £2.00.