The Coach House


Fantastic day spent in a beautiful space. I especially loved listening to birdsong while I painted!

A complete treat! Excellent tutor, venue and everyone felt comfortable. I learnt a lot too.

Excellent! The location is beautiful & communication was great prior to the day.

Room To Create

The Coach House Studio is a large, open plan room on the ground floor of a period property nestled in the depths of the Cornish countryside, yet only an 8 minute drive from the centre of Truro. We’ve just completed renovations to create an inspiring and serene environment that gives students the opportunity to relax and focus on their art practice.

With three big windows, and large bi-folding doors, the studio is bright and airy. Students can look out on a pretty courtyard and the grounds beyond.

The studio provides easels and individual space for each student; a sink for washing up paintbrushes; a toilet and a kitchen with tea & coffee facilities.

The Grounds

The countryside surrounding our studio are full of seasonal interest which lends itself to plein air courses. Check our course list for opportunities to capture bluebells in the spring and fields of wheat in high summer!

The cobbled courtyard or garden are also lovely places for relaxing during tea breaks, or for a lunch time wander.

There is plenty of free parking adjacent to the studio which makes it very easy to unload materials. You can find more information about parking and travelling to The Coach House Studio by clicking below.



We offer a delicious Coach House Lunch option for all courses! Students can enjoy a homemade vegetarian quiche and fresh mixed salad, with a choice of bottled apple juice or elderflower presse.

​Alternatively, you are very welcome to bring your own packed lunch. 

Tea and coffee making facilities are available for all students throughout the day.




Each course requires students to supply their own materials according to the materials list provided by our artists, unless otherwise stated.
​Materials lists can be found on the ‘info’ section of every course our book courses page.

We offer a ‘Studio paint share’ to help with costs of buying paint. Our huge art shop in the centre of Truro can also help with materials. Click the link below to read more about these options.



Looking for a beautiful event space in the heart of Cornwall?

​Our spacious countryside studio is just 8 minutes from the centre of Truro, and can be hired for corporate functions, birthdays, classes, workshops and lots more…

Just fill in our event enquiry form on the event hire page and we can talk about dates and details from there.


Closest station:
Truro Station 3.9m

Closest airport:
Newquay airport 16.4m

Closest bus stop:
Number 91 or 93 bus from Truro, stopping at Bodrean Lodge
0.6m (13 minute walk)

Driving & Taxis

The Coach House Studio is just an 8 minute drive from Truro, with plenty of free parking. This is generally the best way to reach us, and to explore Cornwall.

A2B Taxis
Truro City Taxis
Spikes Taxi & Private Hire 

Taking Work Home

Please be mindful of how you intend to carry artwork home.

This is especially important when considering booking an oil painting course. The paint may be wet which will require a specific carrying system, or laying flat in the boot of a car.