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 […]

Explore Penryn’s College Wood Viaduct & Woods

Passing through the Glasney Valley and on toward the imposing structure of the College wood Viaduct is another great walk full of twists and turns to explore. The first stage of the Truro to Falmouth branch line was completed in 1863. The use of timber for the structure was on the suggestion of Isambard Kingdom […]

Lovely day in the Glasney Valley Penryn

Wrapped up warm in woolly hats and gloves with thick knit clad feet stuffed tightly in wellies we took off and explored one of the most fascinating and often overlooked areas of Penryn. The Glasney Valley. The, ‘Penryn Nature Trail’, organised by the very lovely Karen and Claire of, ‘Cornwall Neighbourhoods for Change’, is one […]