National Trust Trelissick

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A spectacular location with stunning estuary views

Trelissick House and Garden are positioned in one of the most spectacular locations with stunning views looking over the Fal River and towards Falmouth, all within easy reach of Truro . Home to the Copeland family up until 2012, the original house dates back to the 1750s and is now open to the public. Visitors are welcome to enjoy the coastal views from the south facing rooms overlooking the Carrick Roads, south towards Mylor and Falmouth, with refreshments available to purchase from the Kitchen Café. There are more than 30 acres of elevated garden to explore with twisting paths and summer houses . Dotted along the way are important collections of hydrangeas, rhododendrons and camellias. 

  • Open 7 days a week. Click here for the website for garden, house, cafe, shop & second hand book shop & gallery opening times. 
  • Toilet facilities available during opening hours.
  • Dogs on leads welcome in the parkland and under effective control on the woodland walks. Assistance dogs only in the garden.
  • Admission is free to National Trust members. For prices click here.
  • Parking £5 for cars or FREE with a valid National Trust membership card. Membership cards need to be scanned at the car park machines 

Facilities & Access 

  • Gift shop
  • Secondhand bookshop
  • Cafe serving local produce – light refreshments, hot lunches and cream teas
  • Art gallery – Cornwall Crafts Association
  • Dogs are welcome on the estate and woodland walks, assistance dogs only in the garden.
  • Blue Badge Car parking spaces available 
  • Bus service 493 stops at Trelissick
  • Toilet facilities including mobility and baby change facilities 
  • Garden is mostly accessible, route available from the garden entrance 
  • One single seater powered mobility vehicle. Free to use, booking essential. Contact 01872 862090
  • Three manual wheelchairs free to use. 
  • Picnic areas in the gardens 
  • Baby bottle warming available in the cafe. 
  • Trails available for children during school holidays.
  • Function rooms available for hire

A great way to arrive at Trelissick is by Enterprise Boats from Falmouth via St Mawes (April – October). 

Trelissick often have events you can find them listed on here. 



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Opening Times – Daily 

House and Kitchen Cafe: 2022 – From 15th June – 30th October, open daily 11.00 – 16.00. Open again between Saturday 3rd December – Saturday 31st December between 11.00 & 16.00 (excl. Christmas & Boxing Day)

Garden: 10.00 – 16.30

Car Park, Parkland and Woodland Walk: Dawn to Dusk

Crofters Cafe: 09.30 – 16.30

Shop: 10.00 – 16.30

Second-hand bookshop: 10.00 – 16.00 

Cornwall Crafts Association: 10.00 – 16.30

Ferry Entrance: Closed for the winter

View parks and gardens:

Boscawen Park

The favourite park of Truro’s children, here you will find the refurbished children’s natural play area with swings, slides, climbing equipment and sandpits.

Daubuz Moor

Offering a haven to wildlife within minutes of the city centre, the land known as Daubuz Moors was given to the citizens of Truro in 1977 to celebrate the Queen’s Silver Jubilee.

Furniss Island

Named after the popular Cornish biscuit company which once ran its factory in Truro overlooking this green area.

Glasteinan Woods

Nestled behind the Beechwood Parc housing estate, the Glasteinan Woodland is a small section of semi-native broadleaved woodland.

Penrose Water Gardens

Penrose Water Gardens was established 45 years ago within a woodland valley on the outskirts of Truro in Cornwall. Includes 6 acres of marshland and woodland with over 40 lily ponds.

Trevince Estate Gardens

Trevince is a private country estate in the heart of Cornwall. It is open for booked groups of 12+ visitors to enjoy a stroll around their 18th century Walled Garden.

Trewithen Garden and House

Trewithen Gardens and House has been the home of the Hawkins Family since 1715. These internationally renowned gardens have a collection of rare trees and shrubs.

Victoria Gardens

Victoria Gardens is a hidden gem in Truro city centre. It is laid out on a steep south facing slope and is typical of late 19th century style of trees and shrubs.