Things to do When you Visit Penryn – Kernick

It is easy to spend time exploring Penryn’s main street, with the wonderful architecture, museum, galleries, coffee shops and intriguing side streets but the town extends far wider. Here are a few things to do when you explore around Kernick industrial estate. Walking Tucked behind Kernick industrial estate is the historic Tremough House & Gardens. The house, now […]

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 […]

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Guest Blog – Sarah Thomas Bringing Xtrospective to Penryn

In the early part of 2014, a series of family circumstances led us to consider making a few changes in how we spent our time and what best to prioritise… I had nurtured a long held dream of one day having a small creative space and gallery and Dave was becoming more and more drawn […]

Fulmar a book by Robin Falvey Penryn’s newest novelist

Robin Falvey has just published his first novel, Fulmar.  Asked about the book, he says:  “I wanted to write a novel that was gritty and funny, realistic and authentic and I think I’ve done that. Fulmar is about Cornwall as it really is, the stunning, down to earth, community minded place I love. Fulmar is about a boy […]