Burning Man

Over the past few weeks Dave, with the help of other staff, friends and volunteers, has been constructing this year’s Burning Man. Lime poles were cut from the north woodland to provide a light-weight, wooden frame for the colossus. He was then clad in willow and bamboo and stuffed with straw. Measuring in at just…

Food in the Wood Day

Come and join us on Saturday 3rd May 2014 for our wild food day, from 10.00 – 14.00. After a walk through the woods at the Trelissick estate, foraging for seasonal wild plants, we’ll cook over an open fire and eat a delicious wild food lunch. £10 per person – all ages welcome Booking essential as…

Burning Man

The Ranger team at Trelissick celebrated the turning of the year at the Autumn Equinox by creating a 25 foot wicker and bamboo sculpture. The wicker man was set out in the River Fal at low tide then left to be surrounded by the incoming tide and set alight to the sound of bagpipes, fiddles…

Trelissick 10k Run

A lovely summer evening attracted over 220 participants who took on a challenging, but picturesque, course around the estate. The 10k run is part of the Cornwall multi-terrain series of runs and is proving very popular and attracting some of the best runners in the county. We hope to establish a running route around the…

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…

Mr Potatohead

Bodgers’ Copse saw the ever enthusiastic volunteer group from Tremough campus last Saturday. As well as repairing the damaged shave horses and pole lathes, the group dived into activity. They helped to clear mud-festooned paths, out-grown tree guards and giving the willow dome a short back & sides. Then on to the serious task of…

Green Woodworking Camps

Dave has started the green wood working camps at Trelissick again and he’ll be there every Saturday providing tuition to visitors – families and individuals welcome. People are creating beautiful hand-carved spoons, ladles, Swedish cups and a whole host of other interesting projects. If high winds or heavy rain is forecast, please phone the Trelissick office beforehand-…

Bodgers’ Camp Winter Break

Dave is helping with a boat building project this month so he won’t be running the Bodgers’ Camps on Saturdays. He will be back for more green woodworking sessions in the parkland in January.  

Bodging

There has been a lot of interest and fantastic work at the Saturday Bodgers’ camp. Skills have been learned and a great deal of enthusiasm from both regular and new visitors to the park. Piles of woodchips, a fair bit of sweat and quite a lot of laughter has resounded in our bodgers’ copse. Lovely to have…

Family Woodworking

Dave held another busy woodworking day with a large group. It was great to see everyone involved. These are held most Saturdays, but can be weather dependent, please check the website, or phone Property Office, for details. “Brilliant demonstration. The green woodworking was really interesting and the friendly demonstrator connected especially well with the children. Great…

Trelissick 10k Run

The 10k multi-terrain series run took place on Saturday 25th August after torrential rain during the day. The clouds parted for a field of 209 runners competing over a challenging cross-country course around the Trelissick estate. The race was won by a very talented Scottish fell runner with a lead of 3 minutes over a very…

Trelissick 10k Run

 A 10k Run at the Trelissick Estate on Saturday 25th August at  6.30pm with a 1 Mile Kids Fun Run at 5.30pm                                                             Enjoy incredible scenery in this mainly off – road trail run. Call or e-mail Matt for an application form on 01208 265277  or e-mail: matthew.lewis@nationaltrust.org.uk for details Visit http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lanyhdrock We also need volunteers to help with marshalling this…