Join Historian and Author Catherine Lorigan for a tour of Boconnoc House.
Catherine will lead this fascinating tour of the house and grounds detailing the stories, history and paintings from the past.
Guests will also be shown around the 800 year old church and Georgian bath house here at Boconnoc.
After the tour guests will be treated to a delicious Cornish cream tea in the Smoking Room, with homemade scones lovingly baked by our Housekeeper Kay.
Boconnoc House, the winner of the 2012 HHA/Sotheby’s Award for Restoration was bought with the proceeds of the Pitt Diamond in 1717. Three prime ministers, a history of duels and the architect Sir John Soane play a part in the story of this unique estate.
Meet your guide…
Catherine Lorigan was born in London. During many visits to Cornwall to visit relatives, her interest in the history of the county was awakened and her research now concentrates on many things Cornish. She has degrees from the universities of Birmingham, Oxford and Exeter.
Catherine is the author of the book Boconnoc- The History of a Cornish Estate