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Pencarrow

Washaway
Bodmin
Cornwall
PL30 3AG

Pencarrow is a private house still owned and lived in by the Molesworth-St.Aubyn family. The present house was built during the 1760's.

The house has a very fine collection of pictures, furniture, porcelain and antique dolls. The rooms offer a superb insight into the life of a Georgian country house, which is not a museum but a family home with everyday activities, people and dogs.

The gardens were designed in 1831 and include a beautiful sunken Italian garden, Victorian rockery, lake and mile-long drive through giant rhododendrons, camellias, blue hydrangeas and internationally known specimen trees.

There is also a children's play area with a Cornish slate Wendy House. Peacocks, bantams, doves and guinea fowl roam freely.

General Information:

  • Licensed tea room

  • Gift shop

  • Disabled access to ground floor, recorded commentary of upstairs tour

  • Disabled parking and toilets.

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  • Directions

    Pencarrow is 4 miles from Bodmin and signposted off the A389 and B3266

    Pencarrow Postcode for SatNav: PL30 3AG

    Contact

     
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    +44 (0)1208 841 369
    Fax:
    +44 (0)1208 841 722
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