Volunteer with us and help care for Penwith's living, working landscape

We supply free training and ongoing support to our volunteers. To be the first to hear about our training opportunities, fill in our visitor registration form.

Volunteer

Volunteering is at the heart of the work of the Penwith Landscape Partnership. 

Many of our projects include opportunities for volunteer work, so do please get in touch if you can spare some time to support our work. The work our volunteers undertake includes:

  • 2019-06-27 Bosavern Community Farm 29Clearing vegetation from footpaths and ancient sites

  • Surveying archaeological remains in Penwith

  • Repairing Cornish hedges

  • Identifying and recording flora and fauna

  • Repairing and replacing stiles and gates

  • Recording important local heritage features in the landscape

  • Removing invasive species of plants

  • Historical research into ancient sites

If you are interested in volunteering and helping the Penwith landscape, please complete our volunteer registration form. You can also read about the experiences of some of our current volunteers.

We have a number of documents of interest to volunteers including our handbook- you can view and download these here.

We also offer regular training courses for our volunteers - details of the courses will be announced on our events page and our social media channels.

The lead partner for our two volunteering focussed projects are the Cornwall AONB. You can read more about our People and Communities projects here.

 

Upcoming events

Local Landscape Character Assessment Introduction- St Just

If you care about your local landscape, why not be part of a project to help protect it?We are looking for volunteers to come out and help us make a record of our landscape. To support this, and as part of the LaFrowda festival, we are holding a free... Read more

Tuesday 9th July 2019, 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Penwith Landscape Partnership Office
The Office Above the Dog and Rabbit
St Just
Penzance
TR19 7LB

Local Landscape Character Assessment Workshop- St Just

If you care about your local landscape, why not be part of a project to help protect it?We are looking for volunteers to come out and help us make a record of our landscape. As part of the LaFrowda Festival and following on from our evening workshop on... Read more

Saturday 13th July 2019, 10:00am to 3:30pm

Penwith Landscape Partnership Office
The Office Above the Dog and Rabbit, North Row
St Just
Penzance
TR19 7LB

Bog Dragonfly Identification and Recording 2 Day Workshop

This free 2 day workshop will train volunteers to identify and record the presence of the small red damselfly, and a handful of other dragonfly and damselflies in Penwith. This workshop will be run by Kernow Ecology on behalf of the Penwith Landscape... Read more

Friday 26th July 2019, 9:30am to 4:30pm

The Knut at the Plen an Gwari
Rear of 1-4 Market Street
St Just
Penzance
TR19 7HX

Interactive Soils training Day - Herbal Leys

This free training day for Penwith farmers will introduce the concept of herbal leys with industry experts. As well as introducing the theory the day will also include a practical session in the afternoon - please wear sensible footwear and dress for... Read more

Thursday 26th September 2019, 10:00am to 5:00pm