Penhale Sands (Cornish: Peran Treth, meaning St Piran’s sands), or Penhale Dunes, is a complex of sand dunes and a protected area for its wildlife, on the north Cornwall coast […]
There is evidence of Bronze Age and Iron Age settlements, though the village history proper is considered to start from the arrival of the Welsh missionary St Mawgan (or Meugan) […]
St Piran’sday march in Truro Each year a large number of events, which focus on Cornwall’s distinct culture and identity, are held to celebrate St Piran’s Day. This includes the […]
Gool Peran Lowen, Onen Hag Oll (Happy St Peran’s Day, One and all. According to legend, St Piran was born in Ireland in the 6th century. He was renowned for […]
View from the top of the Bell Tower of St Eval church
The Boskenna Gate Cross (SW4204 2407.) is a wayside cross Situated beside the B 3315 road on the opposite side of the road to the entrance to Boskenna Manor. This […]
Saint Euny or Uny (6th century) is the patron saint of the churches of Lelant and Redruth in west Cornwall.
Holy Well or Sacred Spring in Cornwall. The legend of Saint Columba, the Virgin, is recorded in a manuscript in the University Library of Cambridge, written by Nicholas Roscarrock in […]