Godolphin House & Estate

Near Helston

01736 763194


Godolphin House is a beautiful, romantic, historic house and garden where time has stood still. The estate is a National Trust property situated in Godolphin Cross, a few miles north-west of Helston.

Rich in archaeology and wildlife. Travel back in time as you wander around the 16th-century garden, one of the most important historic gardens in Europe.

Explore the wider estate, boasting an engine house and stack; the remains of the Godolphin family mine. You can walk to Godolphin Hill on the south-westerly reaches of the estate. Here you can breathe in some of the best views in Cornwall looking out over St Ives Bay to the north and the famous St Michael’s Mount to the south. Go for a stroll along the river and don’t forget to stop for a refreshing cup of tea and slice of home-made cake in the tea-room.

Open on selected dates, Godolphin House was one of the most fashionable houses in Cornwall in the 17th century. You can soak up the atmosphere of peace and antiquity as you explore this romantic home.

Godolphin House & Estate

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