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Port Eliot House & Gardens

Port Eliot House Port Eliot Estate | Saltash, Saint Germans PL12 5ND, England
+44 1503 230211
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Very Interesting

This definitely isn't a National trust property where the charm has being restored out of it and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve W
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Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
Found Port Eliot in Cornwall

Found Port Eliot due to daughter.s Riding Event. A Fantastic Estate, wonderful grounds and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TEDBUK
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UK
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  • Excellent51%
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“st germans” (7 reviews)
“tea room” (8 reviews)
“stately home” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 14:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Port Eliot House Port Eliot Estate | Saltash, Saint Germans PL12 5ND, England
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+44 1503 230211
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This definitely isn't a National trust property where the charm has being restored out of it and then put under wraps for fear of damage. The faded, worn and lived in interiors , tell the story of the changing fortunes of the people who lived...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found Port Eliot due to daughter.s Riding Event. A Fantastic Estate, wonderful grounds and incredible house. The staff were extremely communicative about the history of the house. We were welcome in the Tea Room without initially paying for access to the house, the tea and...More

1  Thank TEDBUK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an unexpected delight. Venetia, Maggi and their colleagues made our visit absolutely fantastic. The enthusiasm and depth of knowledge really helped bring the whole history of the Elliot family to life. The Round Room is the highlight of the visit but we could...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this grand home yesterday which is owned by the Eliot family and is one of the oldest inhabited dwellings in the U.K. Excellent and informative guides throughout the rooms as we toured the house. It felt like every picture told a different story of...More

Thank 834happy
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Port Eliot is a grand old stately home built in the 18th century within the shell of a medieval priory. The house is still occupied by the Eliot Family and is very much a lived in home. It is not a museum or over restored...More

Thank Robertscargill
Port E, Wedding & Events Manager at Port Eliot House & Gardens, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about Port Eliot. The estate is looking forward to opening it's doors to more bespoke evening and daytime events. Our website is about to be relaunched and will be kept regularly...More

Reviewed 22 June 2016

Visited two days ago, and was great to have the tour below stairs. You can only imagine what went on down there in times gone by! The wine cellars were amazing, and part of the old monastery was still in evidence. Above all, the visit...More

Thank otterale_12
Port E, Wedding and Events Manager at Port Eliot House & Gardens, responded to this review

What a wonderful review. Thank you so much for taking the time to describe your experience of Port Eliot House. We hope you get the chance to come back and visit the Priory; we are hosting a one-off 'Port Eliot at Christmas' event in late...More

Reviewed 22 June 2016

The house is fascinating. There are parts that have not changed since the early part of the 20th century. The tour guides are very knowledgeable and made it extremely interesting. The Church is also worth a visit as are the gardens. The only problem is...More

Thank hiitscharlie
Port E, Wedding and Events Manager at Port Eliot House & Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of Port Eliot and very happy to hear that you found the house so fascinating. We are only sorry you felt that you were rushed at the end of your visit. During the...More

Reviewed 20 June 2016

We visited today and were lucky enough to have a guided tour below stairs. The guide was very knowledgeable and amusing. The house itself is fascinating with a lovely lived in appearance. The volunteers are all very helpful. This was our second visit and as...More

Thank Gillyg7302
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This is an amazing property. Still lived in and only open for 100 days per year. I love stumbling across unusual and quirky places and this fits the bill. Very peaceful and lovely grounds going down to the river. The church is wonderful . The...More

Thank vwaves
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Second visit to Port Eliot. Great to be able to arrive by train + you get a discount. Did basement tour - who would imagine what went on "downstairs". Not a lot of "upstairs" to see but interesting to be in stately home where you...More

Thank karenmango
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