Tintagel Old Post Office - National Trust

Tintagel Old Post Office
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One of the Trust's most delightful medieval buildings, enhanced by a cottage garden
* 600 year-old traditional Cornish Longhouse
* Set in enchanting cottage gardens
* Carefully restored Victorian post office
* Furnished with local oak furniture (some pieces as early as 16th-century)

Venue Type:

Historic house or home

Opening hours

Please check website before visiting.

Admission charges

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Discounts

  • National Trust
Getting there

Find us on Tintagel's main street, opposite King Arthur's Arms public house and car park.

A fine collection of Victorian postal memorabilia, 19th century samplers and furniture dating from the 17th century.

Collection details

Decorative and Applied 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.

Rag rug workshop

  • 19 August 2015 11am-3pm

Join us for summer fun this holiday, a different activity every week! Wednesday 29 July Rag rug workshop with our volunteer group, learn the art of rag rugging.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply

Create wild art as no18 of 50 things to do before you're 11 34

  • 5 August 2015 11am-3pm *on now

Join us for summer fun this holiday, a different activity every week!, Wed 5 Aug Create some wild art as no.18 of 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4,

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Normal admission charges apply

Back garden of bugs!

  • 12 August 2015 11am-3pm

Join us for summer fun this holiday, a different activity every week!, Wed 12 August Hunt for bugs & make a home for an animal as no.s 31&36 of 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Normal admission charges apply

Kitchener's architect

  • 7 — 20 September 2015

As part of the WW1 100 faces, 100 years project we celebrate Architect Detmar Blow's association with this house and Lord Kitchener. Discover what work Blow carried out here between 1896 and 1900.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply

Heritage Open Day

  • 12 September 2015 10:30am-5pm

Free entry to house and garden for all visitors as part of the national celebration of our culture.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free entry day

The little bake off

  • 5 — 11 October 2015

A chance to see our traditional cloam oven lit and used to produce baked goods. The oven will only be lit on certain days
please call us to find out more.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply

Haunting half term

  • 24 — 31 October 2015

Discover the house in a different light this half-term with our ultra-violet light trail. £2 per trail with a Hallowe'en treat to take home.

Suitable for

  • Especially for children

Admission

Normal admission charges apply, plus £2 per trail

Getting there

Find us on Tintagel's main street, opposite King Arthur's Arms public house and car park.

Tintagel Old Post Office - National Trust
Fore Street
Tintagel
Cornwall
PL34 0DB
England

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/tintagel-old-post-office

E-mail

tintageloldpo@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

01840 770024

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.
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