Sea birds washed up along the coast

You may have heard about dead and sick seabirds being washed up along the south coast. The birds seem to have been affected by polyisobutylene (PIB). Two were found at Gyllyngvase at the weekend, so it is possible that more will be found locally.  If you find a live or dead stranded bird please report them immediately…

Oil Beetles

These distinctive, native beetles are in drastic decline due to habitat loss. Four species are thought to be extinct already and the four remaining species are listed for conservation action. Oil beetles are so called because they emit an oily substance when stressed. They are found in wildflower-rich sites, especially unimproved grasslands and woodland edges. …

Black Cattle

Over several years our tenant farmer at Trelissick has been developing his beef herd by breeding in Aberdeen Angus and Devon Ruby cattle as opposed to his Friesan dairy followers for his dairy unit. The whole herd is black due to its Angus parentage and look fantastic when grazing in the parkland, especially when viewed from the river and beach….

Food in the Wood

Saturday 13th April 10.00 – 14.00 £5 per person – all ages welcome. Come down to the woods at Trelissick for a walk around the park, foraging for seasonal wild plants. We’ll cook over an open fire and sample the fresh and tasty cuisine. Spend time around the camp fire learning how to carve a…