Why are we leaf-blowing in the woods at Trelissick?!

Over the last few weeks, the countryside rangers have been vying with the wind and gradually blowing all the leaves, twigs and mud from the woodland walks. Whilst carrying out this task we have noticed our work being met with confusion, and sometimes irritation, by many of our visitors and we must admit that it’s easy to see why! It…

High winds on the Trelissick estate

It’s always very sad when a great, veteran tree succumbs to a storm but it’s not necessarily the end of the road…. Recent high winds have brought down several veteran trees around the estate, including this majestic sessile oak (pictured above); a familiar presence, presiding over the bowl-shaped bottom of Nanphillows field. ‘Nanphillows’ is the name given to one…