Mount Edgcumbe Country Park - Torpoint

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Mount Edgcumbe Country Park - Torpoint

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) is open Sunday to Thursday and Bank Holiday Monday between 11am and 4.30pm from Sunday 3 April to Wednesday 28 September 2011. Group bookings can also be arranged in March and October. The house is available for civil wedding and civil partnership ceremonies plus conferences.

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, the majority of the formal gardens and the Orangery Restaurant.

The Stables and Orangery are open daily until 30 September (occassional closures for special events) then weekends only for the winter period.  Refreshments can also be purchased at the Cremyll Shop inside the gate in the lower park.


House and the Earl's garden is open to the general public

  • 3 April to 29 September 2011
  • Sunday to Thursday 11am to 4.30pm, last admission 4pm
  • Please note that we are closed on Fridays and Saturdays

Individual admission rates 2011

  • Adults: £7.20
  • Concessions: £5.50
  • Earl's Garden only: £2.50
  • Children: £3.75 (5 to 15 years), under 5 years free
  • Family: £12.50 (1 adults and up to 3 children)
  • Family: £16 (2 adults and 2 to 3 children)

Group admission rates

  • Normal hours 11am to 4.30pm: Adults £6.50, Concession £5, Children £3.50
  • Early opening 10.30am: Adults £7, Children £3.75
  • Special openings: Adults £7.50, Children £4