Rockpools… Cornwall’s other world

Battered by waves, exposed to the sun, rockpools are tough environments to live in. And yet each one is home to a multitude of wonderful creatures. Twice a day, as the tide recedes, we get a chance to explore them, to spot the fish, shellfish, seaweeds and other lifeforms that live in between the tides.

Here are some of the more unusual inhabitants…

Five Natural Wonders of Cornwall

The landscape of Cornwall is so varied, from long sandy beaches to rocky coves, from rugged moorland to wooded valleys. It would be impossible to choose just one, but here's five to start with.....

Cornwall's Blue Flag Beaches 2021

See which of Cornwall's eight fabulous beaches received the prestigious Blue Flag this year, the international standard for the best beaches in the world.

Cornwall's 2021 Tour of Britain route

The Tour of Britain has been postponed until September 2021, and it will take place in Cornwall. Starting on Penzance promenade, it will wind its way through Cornwall to the finish at Bodmin.

PK Porthcurno

The tiny coastal village of Porthcurno, located in West Cornwall, was once the heart of international telecommunications, boasting the largest telegraph station in the world. As the G7 summit drew to a close last week, it was interesting to reflect that the leaders were meeting in Cornwall – a place that has a long history of global connectivity.

10 Cornish links with the G7 Nations

With the G7 Summit taking place in Carbis Bay later this week, we thought we would bring you some interesting bits of information connecting it to the 10 nations attending.

National Marine Week 2021

There are wonders to be found – buried in sparkling sand, under the greens, pinks and browns of weed in the rockpools, and beneath the shining ripples of our coastal waters. During The Wildlife Trusts’ summer celebration of all things coastal –National Marine Week – Cornwall Wildlife Trust is offering people of all ages the chance to join experts and volunteers as they seek out marine treasures. There’s so much to discover, from shells on the beach to dolphins and whales swimming by.