National Trust Godolphin

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, Heritage site

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

Whole Property:

Adult: £8.50
Child: £4.25
Family (1 adult): £12.75
Family: £21.25

Please check the National Trust website before visiting

Collection details

Social History

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Seed Sowing

  • 4 August 2015 11am-3pm
  • 18 August 2015 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


Free with admission into gardens and grounds


National Trust Godolphin
Godolphin Cross
TR13 9RE

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01736 763194

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