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Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park

Mount Edgcumbe House | Cremyll, Torpoint PL10 1HZ, England
+44 1752 822236
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What a fabulous place, the grounds are massive and all on the banks of the river Tamar, lots of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
clokedavid
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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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Lovely time for families

Stunning country house in a beautiful location, just across the water from Plymouth. Small pebble... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Janet R
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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A superb landscaped park, fallow deer, woodland and coastal walks and marvellous view, combine to make Mount Edgcumbe one of the most spectacular attractions in the West Country at any time of the year. One of only three Grade I Listed gardens in Cornwall.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“plymouth sound” (43 reviews)
“country park” (38 reviews)
“formal gardens” (36 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Mount Edgcumbe House | Cremyll, Torpoint PL10 1HZ, England
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+44 1752 822236
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a fabulous place, the grounds are massive and all on the banks of the river Tamar, lots of places to walk and best of all it’s all free, there is a house to look around and is reasonably priced, the house isn’t open on...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Stunning country house in a beautiful location, just across the water from Plymouth. Small pebble beach for the kids to play on, lots at space for the kids to run around and it is so peaceful. Lots to do. Lovely coastal path to explore. We...More

Thank Janet R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice grounds and location, but super day out spot after waiting 35 mins for very poor scones!! Chaotic staffing who don’t appear to know what’s going on! Why did if take so long to bring 2 dry scones to our table and then forget...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

visited on a sunny afternoon thurs 2nd aug,we parked at the top car park,bad move it is a very long walk downhill to seafront past the house and gardens subsequently a daunting walk back up.To our rescue came a little shuttle bus 50p each that...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Car park has plenty of space but I can imagine it can get full on a sunny weekend, reasonable parking charges. Short walk across the road to get to orangery and toilets. Easy path to walk along with a pram as it's smooth with beautiful...More

Thank Emily Q
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a place!!! And better still, what a place to stay!!! Having fancied the sound of glamping in this corner of south east Cornwall, we booked a Shepherd's Hut on the site at Mount Edgcumbe, and though concerned we would still be 'roughing' it compared...More

Thank Claudine C
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Stayed a Horseshoe Cottage on the estate for 7 days and found it to be a holiday we would love to repeat. Lovely cottage and peaceful location, with lots of areas to explore - and "dog friendly". All the people working on the estate were...More

Thank pearces36
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Although I have lived in Plymouth for over 50 years, times, and visited Mount Edgcumbe estate many times, it was the first time I visited the House and gardens. The House was very nice and interesting. The volunteers were very knowledgeable and explained the history....More

Thank Val K
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

We visited last week getting the Crymill ferry there and back which was a lovely experience and brought childhood memories back. My only criticism is the cafe with the lovely fountain outside did not live up to expectations. Who doesn't love a slice of cake...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Having driven past several times last year for work I wanted to visit properly. Not disappointed at all. Very lovely house, so very bright and cheerful. Great displays with the history explained. Lovely gardens and some stunning views across to Plymouth. Had a bite to...More

Thank Graham C
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coloursofcreation
2 April 2018|
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Response from daviesdave2 | Reviewed this property |
Out of season I believe you can, but in season when it's busy I don't think you can
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Jannerbloke
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Response from Jandave21 | Reviewed this property |
Google "scattering ashes law", albeit I can't imagine a reasonable landowner would object!
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