Rainy Days

National Trust in Cornwall

16Aug

Over the last 50 years or so the National Trust has built up a portfolio of many of the finest country houses and gardens in Cornwall, but this is only part of the story. In an effort to protect the natural beauty Cornwall is endowed with the National Trust now own swathes of the Cornish coast currently managing over 40% of it. The trust have also invested in the preservation of Cornwall’s industrial heritage with purchases of tin mining sites and fishing coves.

For more information and places to visit check out the National Trust website – CLICK HERE

Polperro Heritage Museum

29Feb

Located in The Warren overlooking the harbour, the Polperro Heritage Museum of Smuggling and Fishing houses a remarkable collection of exhibits and 19th century photographs as well as many items of memorabilia dating from the 18th century when both smuggling and fishing thrived in Polperro. It vividly brings to life the story of this Cornish fishing village’s extraordinary history and many of the people who featured in it. Displays also include more recent events such as storm damage, and a rare archive film of pilchard fishing in the 1930s.

For more information visit the Polperro Heritage Museum website – CLICK HERE

Polperro Model Village

29Feb

Looking for a great family day out in Cornwall? No visit to Cornwall would be complete without a visit to the famous Polperro Model Village and Land of Legend. Explore the village of Polperro in miniature, and learn about the Cornish myths and legends. More than 60 years in existence, having survived fire and floods, this famous attraction continues to delight families of all ages. Lee and Julie Gregory look forward to welcoming you to the Polperro Model Village. Dogs welcome too!

For more information visit the Polperro Model Village website – CLICK HERE