Antony - National Trust

Antony - National Trust
Antony House
Torpoint
Cornwall
PL11 2QA
England

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/antony

E-mail

Email

antony@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

Property Office

01752 812191

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
Visitors looking into the pond in the garden in spring at Antony, Cornwall.
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Superb early 18th-century mansion set in parkland and fine gardens:
* Home of the Carew family for 600 years
* Landscaped by renowned Georgian garden designer, Humphrey Repton
* Lots of walks in the surrounding woods
* Visit the National Collection of day lilies

Venue Type:

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

Opening hours

2011 Opening Times:

House: 29 March-26 May - Tues, Wed & Thurs, 13.00-17.00.
29 May-30 October - Tues, Wed, Thurs & Sun, 13.00-17.00.

Gardens, shop & tearoom: 29 March-26 May - Tues, Wed & Thurs, 11.00-17.00.
28 May-30 October - Tues, Wed, Thurs, Sat & Sun, 11.00-17.00.

Woodland Garden (not NT)*: 1 March-30 October, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Sat & Sun (*NT members free only on days when house is open)

Also open: Sundays 17 & 24 April, 1 May, Bank Holiday Mondays and Good Friday - see our website for details.

Closed on Mondays and Fridays throughout the season (except Bank Holiday Mondays & Good Friday) - for all other days, please see opening times above or check our website.

Admission charges

House & Garden -
Adults: £7.90
Children: £5.00
Family: £20.80
Family (1 adult): £12.90
Groups (10+): £6.60pp.

Antony Garden Only -
Adults: £4.00
Children: £2.00

Woodland Garden (not NT)*-
Adults: £5*
Children: free
Woodland garden season ticket: £25

Combined Garden-Only ticket: £8.00

*NT members free only on days when house is open

Discounts

  • National Trust

Additional info

The Bath House interior can only be seen by written application to the Property Manager, on days when the house is open.

Collection details

Archives, Weapons and War, Costume and Textiles, 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.
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Summer Holiday Fun

  • 26 — 27 July 2014 12-4:30pm *on now
  • 29 July — 3 August 2014
  • 5 — 7 August 2014
  • 9 — 10 August 2014 12-4:30pm
  • 12 — 11 August 2014 12-4:30pm
  • 13 — 14 August 2014 12-4:30pm
  • 16 — 17 August 2014 12-4:30pm
  • 19 — 21 August 2014
  • 23 — 24 August 2014 12-4:30pm
  • 26 — 28 August 2014

Enjoy games on the lawn, a garden trail with a prize to win and 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 activities.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Trail £1.00 per child. Normal admission charges apply. Adult: £8.60, Child: £4.20.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/antony/things-to-see-and-do/events/

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Bugs and Beasties for Families

  • 31 July 2014 12-3pm
  • 7 August 2014 12-3pm
  • 21 August 2014 12-3pm
  • 28 August 2014 12-3pm

Bugs and beasties, explore the garden and discover more about the bugs, mini-beasts and other creepy crawlies that you find. Also, garden trail available.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Child £1.00 (trail), Child £2.00 (bugs and beasties activity), Child £2.50 (joint activity and trial).

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

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Meet the Beekeeper

  • 10 August 2014 2-3:30pm

Join a presentation given by local bee keeper, Tim, and find out all about the ancient art of bee keeping. Presentations will be at 14:00, 14:45 and 3.30pm. There will be a bee themed garden trail for families too.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

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Magnificent Miniatures for Families

  • 14 August 2014 12-3pm

Become garden designer, have a go at making your own miniature garden using real flowers and foliage. Also, garden trail available.

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 11-13
  • 7-10

Admission

Child £1.00 (trail). Child £2.00 (magnificent miniatures activity). Child £2.50 (joint activity and trail ).

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

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Glorious Gardens Tour

  • 20 August 2014 3-4:30pm
  • 24 September 2014 3-4:30pm
  • 22 October 2014 3-4:30pm

Walk and talk with the garden team, including a rare opportunity to view the Bath House and a Q and A session.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

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Twilight Ramble

  • 24 October 2014 6-8:30pm

See Antony's landscape in a different light as we search for creatures of the night. Includes a lantern making activity for children.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Adult £8.00, Child £6.00.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

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