- Formal Gardens
- Country Park
- Accessible parking
- Accessible toilets
- Information centre
- Cafe or shop
- Dog friendly
Mount Edgcumbe House is the former home of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe. It is set in Grade I Cornish Gardens within 865 acres of Country Park on the Rame Peninsula, South East Cornwall, overlooking Plymouth Sound and the River Tamar.
The Country Park is open to the public for free all year round. The free area of the park also includes the National Camellia Collection, the majority of the formal gardens and the Orangery Restaurant. The House and Earl's Garden (admission charged) is open Sunday to Thursday and Bank Holiday Monday between 11am and 4.30pm, 1st April to 30th September 2012.
The Tramper can be used on a variety of paths and trails around the gardens and wider estate to explore formal gardens, landscaped woodlands and historic buildings.
Hiring the Tramper at Mount Edgcumbe:
Advance booking is strongly recommended. Availability at weekends is variable due to staffing so it is recommended to phone ahead. A hire fee of £2.50 per hour is charged for use of the Tramper.
Travelling to Mount Edgcumbe
By Road - Access from Plymouth is via the Tamar Bridge (A38) to Trerulefoot roundabout; then via A374 and B3247 (brown signs) to Millbrook and Mount Edgcumbe. The Torpoint Car Ferry is available at approximately 10-minute intervals. From Torpoint use A374 and B3247 (brown signs) via Antony. You can also plan your journey by car or public transport using the map below For a detailed map of the site visit www.streetmap.co.uk. Disabled parking bays (for Blue Badge holders) are available by the house or if parking in the main parking area it is possible to be dropped next to the house before the car is parked.
By Boat - A foot ferry operates from Plymouth to Cremyll which provides access to the park. A shuttle bus (operated by volunteers during summer months) can then take passengers from the ferry to the main house where the Tramper can be picked up. Please note that neither the ferry or shuttle bus are specifically designed to be accessible and those with more significant mobility difficulties may find them unsuitable.
More details are available here
Contact Mount Edgcumbe Country Park
Cremyll, Torpoint, Cornwall, PL10 1HZ