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Godolphin

| Godolphin Cross, Helston TR13 9RE, England
+44 1736 763194
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A charming house

This is a delightful house and very cosy despite being quite large. The gardens are lovely and you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gericUk
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Fleet, United Kingdom
Disappointing

A beautiful old house has been destroyed by modernisation. The house is used as a holiday let and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Terry B
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  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
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| Godolphin Cross, Helston TR13 9RE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a delightful house and very cosy despite being quite large. The gardens are lovely and you can wander the grounds, including a cider room that has a display and also a running DVD showing the gardens and other aspects of the house, The...More

Thank gericUk
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful old house has been destroyed by modernisation. The house is used as a holiday let and subsequently has been updated with modern bathrooms and kitchen. Not at all what I expected. The best part about the place is the extensive grounds.

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only popped in for a cuppa but found a little gem. Very interesting history also used in Poldark. Very informative and actively being restored.

Thank Jo P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of those places that has real rustic charm, which is a delight to spend time at. OK, its got some real rough edges, but we really loved it. The National Trust have certainly tried to be sympathetic with the restoration, by not...More

1  Thank P3439USandrewr
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Finding this Nationla Trust property was a bonus. I love places that are being restored and have a story to tell. You need to look around and discover what's around you. On the day I visited, I could hear recorded stories about the estate, playing...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This has only been owned by the National Trust for 10 years and is not one of the most well known, but is certainly one, which s getting better all the time. The gardens are constantly improving and there is a nice coffee shop with...More

Thank Stumpy12345
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped by here, because it was on our way and because the Godolphin name is an old one in Cornwall and we wanted to see their estate. The National Trust have done a fine job of making this place nice to visit, though a...More

Thank Mareike H
Reviewed 13 August 2017

First, I want to comment on Ed M and his point about the NT overcharging - I too take issue with how various places display their charges and the NT are very good at taking extra funds if they can! I even heard one of...More

Thank Abi C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Interesting house and gardens to walk through. In May the woodlands on the walk in are dreamy with bluebells and dappled light. The walk to the top is well worth it though - a few miles but the views across to St Michaels Mount are...More

Thank JackSpratsWife
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We were in the area and chose these gardens to visit rather than the other two NT ones in the area. We were a little disappointed as there was not much to see because the house was not open, apart from one room with nothing...More

Thank Christine K
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