Heligan Night Garden

At this time of the year, it is difficult to get excited about a night out. With the cost-of-living crisis looming over us all and world affairs which are sometimes too scary to contemplate.

If, like me, things have been a little overwhelming recently, then let me share a little secret.

I recently visited The Lost Gardens of Heligan for an evening of what can only be described as a little slice of heaven. The light displays for their current event, Heligan Night Garden are truly something to behold.

The Draw of the Sea

Wyl Menmuir is a Cornish based author whose 2016 debut novel, The Many, was longlisted for the Man-Booker Award. This July he releases his first full-length non-fiction book, The Draw of the Sea, and has written our guest blog about what the sea means to him and those he met while researching the book.

 

Quirky Cornwall

Looking for something a little different the next time you visit Cornwall? How about staying in a converted railway carriage, rocking out underground or spending a night under the stars?

What's On 2022

Planning your holiday for 2022? Here's our beginners guide to some of the wonderful events taking place in Cornwall that you might enjoy going along to... and we would hate you to miss them!

The Golden Hours

The Golden Hour is an informal term used mainly by photographers. It doesn't really have an official definition the same as dawn, dusk, and twilight, it just refers to a state of natural light that mainly takes place around sunrise and sunset.

Simply Messing about in Boats

In the opening chapter of Kenneth Grahame’s book ‘The Wind in the Willows’ Ratty tells his friend Mole that there is “absolutely nothing, half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats”

The Tin Coast

Kicking off a new series of blogs where we focus on different parts of Cornwall, we head down to the far west to explore the Tin Coast...

Join the Cornwall Heritage Trust

Top seven Places to go with your Cornwall Heritage Trust Membership

Cornwall Heritage Trust works to preserve and strengthen Cornwall’s distinct heritage; they own some of the most iconic historic sites in Cornwall, which are free to access all year round. Discover the full range of sites to visit at www.cornwallheritagetrust.org