Projects

The thirteen projects which will potentially form the final overall
Penwith Landscape Conservation Action Plan are:

Outstanding Penwith – Action through volunteering, a community volunteer project.
Up with the Downs – Moorland management including controlled burning assistance, scrub cutting and clearing by hand.
Wild Penwith – Habitat and river corridor management, water analysis and water quality monitoring.
Talking Names – Knowing and recording the past through research into historic place names, gathering memories and assistance with Cornish Language interpretation.
At the end of the Land – Building and restoring access to the Penwith landscape for all. Leading historic and biodiversity oriented walks, walks for health and a walking festival
That’s our Parish – Understanding our heritage through community monitoring and surveying of heritage features.
Ancient Penwith – Historic sites, monuments and landscapes. Recording and monitoring of heritage features, access improvements to historic sites, restoration of neglected sites; schools educational visits.
Making Tracks
 – The Tinners’ Way – Access improvements, footpath restoration, signs, guided walks.
Penwith Hedges – Survey and recording of Cornish hedges, practical hedging (supported by training), up-skilling a network of volunteer hedgers.
Farming Futures – Developing and supporting farm businesses through setting up ‘monitor’ farms.
Landscape Hubs – A focus of knowledge on interpreting the landscape for all the landscape partnership projects, including a website and possible physical space(s).
Seeing the landscape – Bringing together opportunities for all to explore the cultural and artistic value of the landscape
Buildings in the Landscape – Giving value, purpose and protection to redundant farm buildings within the landscape