Port Eliot House
Type: Historic House/Palace
Port Eliot is an ancient hidden gem, a Grade 1 Listed house and gardens which was once a monastery and is the home of the Eliot family for 500 years. The contents of the house reflect the accumulation by the ever prospering family with masterpieces by Reynolds, Van Dyck and an eclectic mix of fine furnishings. The Park and gardens designed by Repton are magical.
Family portraits including those by Reynolds, Hoppner and Ramsey
Robert Lenkiewicz’s masterpiece in the Round Room
Grade I listed park improved by Humphrey Repton
Grade I listed Medieval Priory remodeled by Sir John Soane
Spring garden with bulbs, camellia, rhododendron and azalea
Port Eliot opens on 12th March to 16th June and 20th June to 7th July 2011, each day except Fridays. Entry is from 2pm to 6pm ,with last admission at 5pm. The Port Eliot Tea Room is open from 12.30pm to 5.30pm in the Soane stables. The tea room is open on the same days as the house, both to visitors and non visitors.
House and Gardens
Adult £ 7.00, children 16 and under accompanied by a paying adult go FREE.
Adult £ 4.00, children as above
Group entry (20 or more) £ 6.00.
Private group guided tours £ 12.00 per person