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Here too is a chance to stay right in the heart of Cotehele itself. Retainer's Court is a charming 15th-century two-storey building, reused as a dairy or still room for the main house in the 18th century, and now converted to a comfortable holiday cottage. Its mullioned windows overlook a cobbled court leading to Cotehele's ancient chapel, and in the other direction look towards the orchard filled with daffodils in the spring. Visitors staying in Retainer's Court have access to Cotehele's garden at all times.
Heating: Night storage heating and convector heating included.
Garden: No garden, but special access to Cotehele garden.
Parking: Loading and unloading near to the property is possible, parking is available in the main car park, about 100 metres away.
Utilities/Electricals: The washing machine and tumble dryer is a combined washer/dryer.
Please Note: The stairs in this cottage are steep.
Offers: For any 2 night starting on a Friday, or 3 night starting on a Thursday, guests can benefit from a late departure time on the Sunday of 6pm, at no extra charge.
Exclusive offer available (at an additional charge and by prior arrangement). Discover a delicious seasonal meal waiting for you when you arrive, all ready to pop in the oven.
The house is open daily from 11am-4pm. For more information visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/southwest.
Cornwall may be steeped in Celtic history yet it also offers the uncomplicated joy of a day spent by the sea. From the picture-box charms of the villages and towns of St Ives, Polzeath and Port Isaac to the raw natural beauty of the coast, one trip to this part of the world is often just the start of many more. Remember to pack some good walking boots and youâ€™ll be set for life!