Dogs in the copse

The copse at Trelissick is used as our woodland activity centre; it is home to our Saturday green woodworking club and offers a fantastic setting for children’s educational activities, barefoot walking and family learning groups. Because of the way we all enjoy and benefit from this woodland area, along with the apparent rise in dog walkers using the countryside at…

Spring days at Trelissick

    The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also -Harriet Ann Jacobs May is upon us and spring has well and truly declared itself at Trelissick: April has come and gone and, despite its reputation for being all months in one, was mostly spectacular skies and sunshine….

Spectacular stinging nettles

Stinging nettle [Urtica Dioica] You will surely have noticed, on your walks around the countryside this spring, the sheer green abundance of armoured Urtica growing in the hedgerows and the woodlands, the footpaths and the fields. Nettles are one of the vegetable world’s richest sources of iron making them invaluable for those who may be suffering from anaemia, during menstruation or just…

Why do we have grazing animals at Trelissick?

As many of our keen-eyed visitors will have noticed, the time of year when the cows come back to Trelissick has arrived. You may also observe that we have created a fenced off area at the bottom of the park to prevent these cows from wandering in. We hope this will encourage you to picnic, play and enjoy the beach over the coming…