One of the finest stately homes in Cornwall, Antony is an 18th century mansion on the banks of the Lynber River. Antony has been the family home of the Carews since the 15th century. Highlights of the interior include a massive double hall and oak panelled staterooms. One of the numerous portraits on display is that of Rachel Carew, used by author Daphne du Maurier as the inspiration for the namesake heroine of her novel My Cousin Rachel. Torpoint, Cornwall, England, PL11 2QA
Boconnoc is an elegant 18th-century house with late Elizabethan foundations, set in the largest park in Cornwall. Boconnoc estate dates to at least the time of the Domesday Book of 1086. Boconnoc has been featured in several film and television series, including the original 'Poldark' series and 'My Cousin Rachel'. In the grounds are a water-powered sawmill, a 14th-century church, a deer park and 20 acres of gardens. Boconnoc, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, England, PL22 0RG
A Tudor house approached by way of a medieval barn, gatehouse, and three courtyards. Not much has changed since it was built between 1485 and 1539: the floors slope, the rooms are dark, and there is no electricity. Wonderful Tudor atmosphere, great hall doubles as an armoury. Tudor and later wooden furnishings. Working water mill on grounds, with wooded walks. St Dominick, Saltash, Cornwall, England, PL12 6TA
Godolphin House is a romantic Tudor mansion of grey granite stone set in extensive Elizabethan gardens. The house features an early Elizabethan stable block. The crenellated Stuart frontage hides a suite of informal Tudor rooms set on two floors. Godolphin Cross, Helston, Cornwall, England, TR13 9RE
One of the most impressive and popular historic houses in Cornwall, Lanhydrock was built in 1640 and heavily restored in 1881 following a fire. See both family and servants rooms, furnished in the Edwardian style, including extensive kitchens. One of the highlights is the Jacobean Long Gallery, stretching 116 feet. The gallery somehow survived the fire, and you can be glad it did, for it has a wonderful plasterwork ceiling. Bodmin, Cornwall, England, PL30 5AD
17th-century diarist Samuel Pepys called Mount Edgcumbe "The Most Beautiful Place As Ever Was Seen". This early Elizabethan mansion with views of Plymouth was built for the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe. The interior features portraits by Sir Joshua Reynolds and a collection of 16th-century tapestries, with period furniture throughout. Cremyll, Torpoint, Cornwall, England, PL10 1HZ
An immensely pleasing Palladian house begun in 1765, approached along a long, wooded drive. The interior includes a lovely panelled library, and a music room where Arthur Sullivan composed Iolanthe. There are numerous portraits of the Molesworth family, including 11 by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Bodmin, Cornwall, England, PL30 3AG
Port Eliot is the ancestral home of the Eliot family, Earls of St Germans. The house has roots as ancient as the 5th century AD, making it one of the oldest buildings in continuous habitation in the UK. Excavations have revealed a late Iron Age glazed tiled floor thought to date to the late 3rd century. St Germans, Saltash, Cornwall, England, PL12 5ND
Prideaux Place is a beautiful historic house set in a deer park overlooking the Camel estuary. A mix of Elizabethan and Georgian styles, this house has been owned by the Prideaux family for over 400 years. Padstow, Cornwall, England, PL28 8RP
The Synod of Hertford was a church gathering that proclaimed the supremacy of the see of Canterbury in the English church. The Archbishop of Canterbury was given the power to divide dioceses and to create new bishops.
The Wellington Hotel is an imposing granite building that was built before the Battle of Waterloo. It was converted into a hotel in 1813 and named after the The Iron Duke (Arthur Wellesley; 1769-1852) after he allegedly stayed here.
An 18th century hotel in the centre of St Austell Cornwall that has been refurbished to a high modern standard whilst maintaining most of it's original features. All of our 17 rooms are en-suite and have recently been redecorated to a high standard.