Trereife House

A beautiful, family-run estate, steeped in Cornish history and with a long-standing association with romantic poetry.

Penzance, Cornwall, TR20 8TJ

Trereife House in Cornwall

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Trereife, pronounced ‘Treave’, has been home to the Le Grice family since 1796. More recently, the manor house and gardens have been restored by the present generation of the family: Tim, Liz, Georgie, Pete and their faithful labradors, Duke and Millie.

Opening Times

Trereife House is available to view by private tour and accommodation only.


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