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Mount Edgcumbe

Photograph showing a red brick country house with towers to the left and right of the front entrance. In the foreground is a formal garden.

Mount Edgcumbe House is the former home of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe. Set in Grade I Cornish Gardens within 865 acres Country Park on the Rame Peninsula, South East Cornwall.

Mount Edgcumbe House was first built in the 1500s and was restored after World War Two. It is jointly owned by Cornwall Council and Plymouth City Council and is one of the region’s most popular historic tourist destinations.

The House and Earl’s Garden open April to September and the Country Park is open all year round. Visit the website to find out what’s on, entry details and historical information about the family, house and estate.

The collections can be viewed on the Art UK website.