Why not spend a day visiting one of the many National Trust properties in the area, and enjoy the elegance of the historic houses and beauty of the gardens.






National Trust  – There is a wide variety of National Trust properties within easy reach of the cottage:-

  • Buckland Abbey the 700 year old home of Sir Francis Drake
  • Cotehele House and Mill This superb Tudor house and working mill has many stories and legends
  • Lydford Gorge the deepest gorge in the South West features oak-wooded walks
  • Antony is a superb 18th century house made famous recently when it was chosen by director Tim Burton as the set for Walt Disney’s Alice in Wonderland
  • Finch Foundry the last remaining water powered forge in England sits amid beautiful Dartmoor countryside
  • Saltram a magnificent Georgian house close to Plymouth and was used in the film adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility starring Emma Thompson, Kate Winslett, Hugh Grant and Alan Rickman
For more information about National Trust Properties, please visit their website, or download their free iPhone app.