Mount Edgcumbe House

Mount Edgcumbe House
PL10 1HZ




01752 822 236


01752 822 199

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Mount Edgcumbe House is the former home of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe. Set in Grade I Cornish Gardens within 865 acres Country Park on the Rame Peninsula, South East Cornwall.

Whether you are searching for a venue for a family outing or group visit, enthused by the magnificent Grade I Cornish gardens and famous historic house, combining your visit with a cruise of the River Tamar, looking for a civil wedding venue or viewing the national collection of camellias you are invited to come and explore, enjoy, learn its history or even dream awhile.

Mount Edgcumbe House was first built in the 1500s and was restored after World War Two. It is jointly owned by Cornwall Council and Plymouth City Council and is one of the regions most popular historic tourist destinations.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Garden, parklands or rural site, Museum

Opening hours

House & Earls Garden Apr - Sept, Sun - Thurs.
Park Open all year
House & Earls Garden 11.00 - 4.30pm

Admission charges

Adult £7.20
Child £3.75 (under 5 years free)
Concessions £5.50
Family £12.50 (1 adult and up to 3 children)
Family £16.00 (2 adults and up to 3 children)

Additional info

The House and Earl's Garden (admission charged) is open Sunday to Thursday and Bank Holiday Monday between 11am and 4.30pm, 28 March to 3 October 2010. Group bookings can also be arranged in March and October. The house is available for civil wedding and civil partnership ceremonies plus conferences.

The wider park is open year round, daily from 8am to dusk and is free to the public. The free area of the park includes the National Camellia Collection, the majority of the formal gardens and the Orangery Restaurant.

Collection details

Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art

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.

Smugglers Market

  • 25 May 2014 10am-4pm

The pirates of St Piran will arrive at Mt Edgcumbe onboard a real pirate ship which will moor just offshore. They'll be joined by dastardly smugglers from across Cornwall and Plymouth who will set up a themed market. Will you be lucky enough to be taken on board the pirate ship?


£5 parking

Three Wishes Faery Festival

  • 20 — 22 June 2014

Welcome one and all to the gathering of the faery clans. Three fantastic days when where humans and faery folk walk side by sid inharmony in celebration of the magical time of midsummer. Tickets from the organisers:


Tickets from the organisers