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Carclew House Cornwall

Crucglew, crucelew or Carclew as it is known today is the name of the estate found between Penryn and Mylor. In the past the name has been translated as, ‘The Enclosures by the Barrows’, Cruc or Crug meaning barrow and Clu or Cluth, a ditch or fence. The timeline of ownership for the land of […]

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Gorsedh Kernow – The Proclamation 2013

The tradition of preserving a history and culture of a Celtic people through poetry, song, dance, music, art and spoken word stretches back to the story tellers – Bards of ancient Celtic countries. The revival of the Gorsedh Kernow began in 1928 with the initiation by the Welsh, ‘Archdruid’, (not to be confused with the […]

Penryn to Flushing Walk Along the coastline.

Tucked between the bustling Islington Wharf boat yard and the church of St Gluvias is a secret, (well a not so secret now), little path. Follow this path from Penryn to Flushing, walk along the coastline and you will discover some real delights along the way. If the tide is out, (please check the tide […]

College Reservoir & Nature Reserve Penryn

For twelve years the College Lake or, ‘College Ressey’, as it is also known was inaccessible to the public. Neglected pathways meant that many parts of the walk around the lake had fallen away making large sections dangerous even to attempt to pass. After many months of hard work   from volunteers and project workers […]