Explore the latest news from the Penwith Landscape Partnership through our blog posts below.
Madron Well Blog 4 - Folklore of Madron Well
28th March 2023
Learn more about the fascinating folklore of Madron Well in Penwith in this last in a series of blog posts on this historic site.
Madron Well Blog 3 - The Habitat of Well Moor
11th January 2023
In this blog, Laura share information about the natural habitat of Well Moor surrounding Penwith's Madron Chapel and Well
Madron Well Blog 2 - History of the Chapel and Well
13th December 2022
Learn more about the history of Madron Chapel and Well, from research undertaken by the Penwith Landscape Partnership to care for the site.
Madron Well - Blog 1
16th November 2022
The first in a series of blogs where you can learn more about the work we are undertaking at Madron Well.
Community Grants available
14th November 2022
Do you have an idea for a project in Penwith? Do you need some funding? In this blog find more information on our community grants.
What's in a soil? Digging trial pits with volunteers to find out!
30th September 2022
Our volunteers have been digging trial pits at locations in Penwith to investigate what archaeological remains may lie beneath the soil, under the guidance of our team archaeologist Laura. Learn more about what happened in this blog.
PLP Walking Weekend 2022
21st September 2022
The PLP Walking Weekend returns on 15th and 16th October 2022 - in this post learn all the details of the four walks and how to register for them!
Penwith Circle Family Walks - Coming this August
29th June 2022
Join various experts on a guided family walk through the ancient landscape around Mên-an-Tol aided by a magical map and book of clues.
Family Fun in Penwith
24th May 2022
With half term fast approaching, we suggest ways that all the family can engage with the Penwith landscape
Join us for our Open Day and Film Launch
4th March 2022
On 9th April 2022 the Penwith Landscape Partnership is holding an open day and launching three new short films on the Penwith landscape and our work there, created by award-winning filmmaker Nina Constable - and we hope you can join us! Find out more in this blog.
Sites to Visit on the PLEN
6th January 2022
Before Christmas on our social media, we shared 24 of the individual sites you can visit on our Penwith Landscape Exploration Network, or PLEN for short - in this blog we have pulled all these direct links together to enhance your exploration of the site
St Levan's Chapel Rescue Excavation
30th November 2021
In September and October 2021 the Penwith Landscape Partnership have been working closely with Cornwall Archaeological Unit to excavate the remain of St Levan's Chapel, a tiny Medieval Chapel on the coast near Port Chapel prompted by concerns for its condition and survival. In this blog find out more about what was discovered.
Introducing the Penwith Landscape Exploration Network (The PLEN)
21st October 2021
The Penwith Landscape Partnership are pleased to introduce the Penwith Landscape Exploration Network, also known as the PLEN. This interactive portal allows you to explore the Penwith landscape, with its ancient sites, trails and habitats, virtually from home. In this blog our Ancient Penwith Project Officer Laura shares how the PLEN was created.
Access to Mulfra Vean Settlement!
26th July 2021
New public access into Mulfra Vean prehistoric settlement
Penwith in the Summer
19th July 2021
Summer is here, and here's some ways you can enjoy the season in Penwith with the help of the Penwith Landscape Partnership
An update on our work in the coming weeks
6th January 2021
An update on the work of the Penwith Landscape Partnership in the coming weeks
Duchy College Students discuss their PLP work placement
5th January 2021
A group of students from Duchy College have been on a work placement with the Penwith Landscape Partnership, working out in the landscape. In this blog they each share their experiences from this placement.
Reconstructing Penwith's Ancient History
9th November 2020
Our Ancient Penwith Project Officer Laura and artist Phoebe Herring discuss the process for creating historical reconstructions of some of Penwith's wonderful ancient sites
Celebrating our Penwith A to Z
4th September 2020
Recently on social media we've been highlighting different aspects of Penwith and our work with our Penwith A to Z- here's a recap for anyone who missed it!
Virtual Heritage from the Ancient Penwith Project
5th June 2020
Laura, our Ancient Penwith Project Officer, and Tom Goskar from the Curatorial Research Centre share information on the digital recording of Ancient Sites in Penwith, including Photogrammetry
Ancient Penwith site clearance
30th March 2020
Our Ancient Penwith Officer, Laura, shares information on our work clearing and surveying ancient sites