History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The 18th century house was remodelled in 1804, and a service wing was added later in that century. Beside the house is St Germans Priory Church, which originally acted as cathedral to the whole of Cornwall.
The house stands on the Tamar Estuary, with wonderful views across parkland and the estuary itself. The gardens feature camelia, rhodedendrons, and azaleas, and are particularly ebjoyable in Spring, when the early bulbs are in bloom. Among the artwork on display are portraits of family members by Reynolds, Ramsey, and Hoppner.
About Port Eliot
Address: St Germans, Saltash, Cornwall, England, PL12 5ND
Attraction Type: Historic House
Location: From the A38, follow the B3249 to St Germans. Turn left into the cricket ground entrance and Follow the gravel drive to the car park.
Website: Port Eliot
Phone: 01503 230211
Historic Houses Association
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
We've 'tagged' this attraction information to help you find related historic attractions and learn more about major time periods mentioned.
Historic Time Periods:
Find other attractions tagged with:
NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
St Germans Priory Church - 0.1 miles (Historic Church)
Antony House - 3.8 miles (Historic House)
Looe Bay - 5.8 miles (Countryside)
Mount Edgecumbe House and Country Park - 6.5 miles (Historic House)
Rame Head Chapel - 6.9 miles (Historic Church)
Bere Ferrers, St Andrews Church - 7.1 miles (Historic Church)
Dupath Well - 7.2 miles (Historic Building)
Cotehele Mill - 7.4 miles (Historic Building)
Nearest Accommodation to Port Eliot:
Nearest Self Catering Cottages
Nearest Bed and Breakfasts