Explore the latest news from the Penwith Landscape Partnership through our blog posts below.
New work experience opportunity for Duchy College students with the PLP
20th October 2020
Our Volunteer Coordinator Nick shares news of an exciting new collaboration with Duchy College, providing work experience for six students.
Our Buildings in the Landscape project helps Chytodden Farm open accommodation for autistic adults
9th October 2020
We're pleased to share the successful conversion of a disused farm building into accomodation for autistic adults with the support of our Buildings in the Landscape project
Mosaic and Stripes Art Activity with Seeing the Landscape
7th October 2020
Sue Kinley shares another great art activity you can try as part of our Seeing the Landscape project
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!
Make your Own Concertina Sketchbook with Seeing the Landscape
28th August 2020
Sue Kinley, who is working on family activities for our Seeing the Landscape project, shares a fun artistic activity for all the family- make a concertina sketchbook for recording the Penwith landscape.
Our New trails can guide you through the heritage of the Penwith Landscape
14th August 2020
A look at the new trail guides that are going live on our website
Penwith folklore- giants, mermaids and faerie folk
14th July 2020
We share some of the folklore tales from our social media channels relating to Penwith's mythological creatures
PLP Evaluation Film Contract
9th July 2020
The Penwith Landscape Partnership are inviting expressions of interest for a film, or films, to meaningfully record the work of the PLP Programme
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
Over 700 species discovered during our Virtual Garden BioBlitz
26th May 2020
The results are in from our Virtual Garden BioBlitz, and Penwith residents really channeled that 'BioBlitz' spirit to record some amazing species
The Glory of Nature's Colours
13th May 2020
Claire shares her thoughts on the wonderful colours that can be found in the Penwith landscape
Buildings in the Landscape Project COVID-19 update
27th April 2020
James Evans shares an update on the work that is still able to take place on the Buildings in the Landscape project during the COVID-19 lockdown
Rise before Sunrise
16th April 2020
Claire shares the beauty found when taking your daily exercise early in the morning
The Joy of Birds
3rd April 2020
Now working from home, Claire shares the joy that can be found in the birds in her garden
Ancient Penwith site clearance
30th March 2020
Our Ancient Penwith Officer, Laura, shares information on our work clearing and surveying ancient sites
Exploring your local Penwith landscape
23rd March 2020
Our Access Officer Matt Watts shares advice on maintaining health on the footpaths of the Penwith landscape
Finding happiness in the Penwith landscape from Carn Bosavern
20th March 2020
On the International Day of Happiness, Claire shares the happiness she has found in the Penwith Landscape from Carn Bosavern
Penwith Landscape Partnership activities over the next few months
17th March 2020
A summary of what measures the Penwith Landscape Partnership is taking in light of government guidance to prevent the transmission of COVID-19
Lunchtime escape to the St Just countryside
3rd March 2020
Our Programme Officer Claire Backhouse shares some thoughts from her regular lunchtime walk
New Artistic Contractor roles available with the Penwith Landscape Partnership
28th February 2020
Are you passionate about the arts and the Penwith landscape? We have three artistic workshop leader contract roles open for Expressions of Interest.
Recent Activities for the Penwith Landscape Partnership
19th February 2020
A summary of the recent activities for the Penwith Landscape Partnership
From Hart's Tongue to Polypodies- First Impressions of Penwith
7th February 2020
Julian Branscombe, who joined the Penwith Landscape Partnership as Programme Manager in November, shares some early impressions of Penwith and the work of the PLP
The Farming Futures Horticulture Project
22nd January 2020
We were excited to launch the Horticulture strand of our Farming Futures Project with LEAF at an event on 20th January.
It's a New Year, and there's lots to come from the Penwith Landscape Partnership
8th January 2020
2020 is looking like another exciting year for the Penwith Landscape Partnership
Our Penwith Christmas Alphabet
23rd December 2019
On social media we have been counting down to Christmas with our Penwith Christmas alphabet, inspired by the famous Dickie Valentine song- and we're pleased to share the complete song with you.
Nadelik Lowen! Merry Christmas from from the Penwith Landscape Partnership
20th December 2019
An update on our activities over the Christmas period
Report from Farming Futures event at St Buryan Inn- 26th November
9th December 2019
On Tuesday 26th November a group of approximately 25 people gathered at the St.Buryan Inn to hear about the progress of the Livestock Demonstration Units as part of the Penwith Landscape Partnership – Farming Futures project. Find out about what was discussed on the evening.
Penwith Landscape Partnership is Highly Commended at Volunteer Awards
26th November 2019
The Penwith Landscape Partnership won Highly Commended in the Host of the Year category of the Cornwall Celebrates Volunteering awards
Things that go bump in Penwith
1st November 2019
In honour of Halloween we're sharing some spooky tales from Penwith
Race for Wildlife coming to Penwith- 1st December 2019
28th October 2019
The Race for Wildlife is coming to Penwith on 1st December 2019- find out how it affects you
Our Walking Weekend is here!
18th October 2019
The 18th-19th October is the Penwith Landscape Partnership Walking Weekend 2019
Penwith Farmers learn more about Safe Use of Fertilisers
17th October 2019
Local farmers attended a course by Greenway Training on the Safe Use of Fertilisers and Manures
Halloween is coming and we want your Penwith tales!
14th October 2019
It's not long now until Halloween, and we'd love to hear your spooky Penwith tales
Our Walking Weekend is coming on 18th-19th October
1st October 2019
Join us for three free guided walks in the Penwith landscape at our Walking Weekend on 18th-19th October 2019
Buildings in the Landscape project is seeking to restore historic buildings in Penwith
20th September 2019
Funding support is available for Penwith farmers to obtain planning and building regulations approval for the conversion of traditional barns to alternative uses.
New Cornish language menu available on our website
10th September 2019
Those looking to brush up their Cornish can now do so on our website with our new Cornish language menu
Could you be the Programme Manager for the Penwith Landscape Partnership?
30th August 2019
We are looking for an excellent project manager with great people skills to lead and manage the Penwith Landscape Partnership scheme.
PLP at the St Buryan Rally 2019
2nd August 2019
On the weekend of the 27th-28th July 2019 the Penwith Landscape Partnership attended the St Buryan Rally for the first time, with a marquee full of activities for all the family.
Welcome to the Penwith Landscape Partnership Virtual Landscape Hub
19th July 2019
Welcome to the new website for the Penwith Landscape Partnership - our Virtual Landscape Hub to share information on our work and the Penwith landscape.
St Just Folklore Trail is now live
5th July 2019
Explore points related to folklore in St Just parish with our online StoryMap
Latest news from the Penwith Landscape Partnership
2nd May 2019
Here's an update of the latest news from the Penwith Landscape Partnership