Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park
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Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park
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.
The House and Earl's Garden (admission charged) re-opens for the season on Wednesday 1 April to Wednesday 30 September 2015 (closed to the public Thursday 17 September 2015). It is open Sunday to Thursday and bank holiday Mondays between 11am and 4.30pm (last admission at 4pm). Tickets for the House can be purchased from the gift shop inside the House during normal opening times. Group bookings can also be arranged in March and October.
The House is available for civil wedding and civil partnership ceremonies. Take a look at our new wedding website and see what we can offer you on your special day and see some spectacular pictures.
Mount Edgcumbe also has various conference suites and meeting rooms available throughout the year on a room hire or day delegate basis. Have a look at our brochure below for details:
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 and the majority of the formal gardens.
The Stables Cafe is an informal place for families, friends and locals to gather and enjoy. Our menu focuses on homemade, freshly prepared and locally sourced dishes. We cater for all tastes with breakfasts, light lunches, hot dishes, drinks and homemade cakes and scones. With seating inside and out, we are here whatever the weather.
Low season (until March 27 2015)
Monday to Friday 11am to 3pm. Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm
High season (28 March to 30 October 2015)
Open every day from 10am to 4pm. Throughout July and august we will be open until 6pm.
In the formal gardens of the lower park you will also find The Orangery nestled in the Italian Garden. Open every weekend until 30 March 2015 after which it will be open daily for the season serving delicious local seasonal food for brunch, lunch, Sunday roast, local coffee and homemade cakes. The ultimate venue for all celebrations. Book your table early to avoid disappointment on 01752 822586. For further information visit the Orangery website.
Aunty Em's Gatehouse - now open Saturday and Sundays from 10.30am to 4.30pm until 30 March 2015, then open daily from 9.30am to 5.30pm serving delicious snacks and drinks, plus all the essentials for a day out in the park, not forgetting some beautiful locally produced gifts to take away as a reminder of your day here at the park.
The first of its kind in Devon and Cornwall, Disc Golf is a 13 hole foxed basket Frisbeecourse utilising the closely mown sections of the park near the Ice House and in front of the main House. With most holes having to starting positions the course is suitable for both family and advanced players. In addition to individual and family bookings we also welcome team building events, schools, hen and stag weekends. It’s new different so come along and have a go!
For more information please visit the Flyers Disc Golf website.
Adventure Segway is all about being adventurous outdoors. Join us on a breathtaking and action packed journey on board an all terrain Segway. It’s a demanding mental and physical experience. You'll effortlessly glide along the coastal footpath before tackling more challenging features such as balance beams, bunny hills and ski-style hill descents. It's a must-do experience the whole family can enjoy together.
Find out more and book online at Adventure Segway website.