Enys Gardens Bluebell Festival & Affordable Art Exhibition

If you are visiting Penryn during the season of the famous Enys Garden bluebell festival in May then you must spend some time appreciating one of Cornwall’s oldest gardens. As far back as the early eighteenth Century, Enys was acknowledged in the Magna Britania for it’s fine gardens, which suggests the gardens were already well established. […]

Guest Blog – Why I Love Penryn by Jordan Ciacci

Peaceful yet so full of life is how best to describe Penryn in my opinion. When you walk down the main high street you are greeted with bunting everywhere, the fantastic clock tower, the superb view across to Falmouth and also the almighty church…pardon the pun. Then when you continue to walk down the main […]

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Free Art Friday

From September the 18th, (2015), local artists and makers will be donating free art for visitors to the town, but, you have to find it! Each Friday piece’s of art of all shapes, sizes and media will be hidden around the town. A series of clues will then be posted on the Free Art Friday, […]

Penryn Town Hall, Market House & Clock Tower

Penryn’s Town Hall, Market House & Clock Tower began with the construction of the original Market House in the C16th. Well known local traveler and diarist , Peter Mundy, (1539 – 1667), described the building as a, ‘handsome market-house, elevated, about the middle of the towne.’ In 1666 a, salt house was added and in […]