Historical Houses

Historical Houses

Pencarrow House and Gardens

Pencarrow House and Gardens lies at the foot of a sweeping valley between Bodmin and Wadebridge in Cornwall. The largely Georgian mansion is still owned and occupied by descendants of the family who settled there in the 1500s. Open to the public since the 1970s, Pencarrow House and Gardens is a great day out for >> read more

  • Address The Administrator, Pencarrow, Bodmin, Cornwall.
  • Postcode PL30 3AG
  • Website http://www.pencarrow.co.uk/
  • Type of Attraction House and gardens.

Penlee House Gallery and Museum

The award-winning Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance, is the only Cornish public gallery specialising in the world famous Newlyn School artists (c.1880 – 1940) including Stanhope and Elizabeth Forbes, Walter Langley, Harold Harvey and Laura Knight. Set in an elegant Victorian house and park, Penlee House also covers West Cornwall’s archaeology and social history, and offers an excellent cafĂ© and shop, with full wheelchair access throughout.

  • Address Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Morrab Road, Penzance
  • Postcode TR18 4HE
  • Website www.penleehouse.org.uk
  • Type of Attraction Art Gallery, Museum, Cafe, Shop

Wayside Museum and Trewey Watermill

An evocative and unique collection of over 5000 artefacts established over 77 years ago, set within the garden and buildings of a 16th century Miller’s cottage and watermill. Trewey Mill is a rare example and one of only two watermills in Cornwall producing flour today. The museum is a ‘magical’ Cornish treasure trove detailing the >> read more

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