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National Trust Lanhydrock, Lanhydrock, Bodmin, PL30 4AB
01208 265950
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Main car park signposted from A30 and A38; coaches pre-booked only; spaces for campervans and caravans; parking fees apply to non-NT members.
Full details about our facilities including a comprehensive access statement are online.

About Lanhydrock

A magnificent late Victorian country house with garden and wooded estate, the National Trust’s Lanhydrock, near Bodmin, is the quintessential country house and estate, with the feel of a wealthy but unpretentious family home.

After a devastating fire in 1881 the Jacobean house was refurbished in high-Victorian style, with the best in country house design and planning and the latest mod-cons.

Discover two sides of Victorian life: from the kitchen which offers a thrilling glimpse into life ‘below stairs’, to the luxurious family areas, elegant dining room and spacious bedrooms which reveal the comforts of ‘upstairs’ living.

Make sure you take a stroll around the extensive gardens and enjoy their year-round colour. There are beautiful herbaceous borders, a fabulous formal parterre and colourful higher gardens filled with camellias, magnolias and rhododendrons.

The estate is well worth exploring too, with ancient woodlands and tranquil riverside paths. There are also off-road cycle trails, with special routes for families and novice riders, and you can even hire a bike from us to make the most of this opportunity.

Off Peak Opening

There is still plenty to explore this winter, including parkland, woodland and cycle trails (cycle hire is available weekends only). Lanhydrock house and garden is now closed for winter and will be opening again on 1 March 2022. The Park Café and the Plant centre remain open for hot drinks, food and seasonal gifts.

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Peak Season Opening

The house and garden, as well as the parkland, woodland and cycle trails, will full reopen on 1 March 2022. They remain open until October 2022.

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What Visitors Say

"Beautiful gardens and the cafe offers good quality food all year round"
"Beautifully dressed and the staff in costume add to the experience."
"Great place for a visit, the grounds are s lovely place for a walk."

Lanhydrock News & Events

01 Jan

Celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with the National Trust

More than 2000 metres of bunting will adorn National Trust places across the South West during the Jubilee weekend Knitted crowns, tea parties and picnics are some of the things to see and do. Trees […]

09 Apr
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Easter adventures in nature at Lanhydrock National Trust

Come and explore nature in the parkland at Lanhydrock. The Easter trail runs from Saturday 9 April – Monday 18 April 2022, between 10.30am – 2pm. The trail costs £3 per child. At the start […]

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