Maintaining the paths in North Helford

After the wet weather last Winter and Spring, especially the volume of rain, the paths through the Carwinion valley and the Woodlands path at Nansidwell have been washed out and needed repairing. With the help of funding from the South West Coast Path association who raised a fantastic sum of money through the coast path walk earlier this…

Ranger Team update

The pigs are growing well and spend most of their time in the woodland plantation behind the farm, grazing and rooting through grass and brambles. Pigs are traditional woodland animals and do a great job breaking the ground for new seedlings to grow, and root out and control bramble. Florence and Finlay are Saddleback pigs…

South West Coast Path Walk

The sun came out for our section of the South West Coast Path association  walk yesterday and the “ruby boot” was transported from Falmouth to Helford Passage. One boot is being carried along the south coast and will meet its partner, travelling along the north coast, at Lands End. It was a lovely day and…

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…

Erosion of the Coast Path

The continuing heavy rain has caused further landslips on the coast path.  If you are thinking of getting out and about on the South West Coast Path over the Christmas & New Year break, please be careful and follow any diversions that have been set up.