Gunwalloe

A site of archaeological importance surrounded by dunes, beaches, a medieval church and a reedbed rich in wildlife.

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Upcoming events

Tree Time

Wed 08 Aug 2018
10:00-12:30
Wild time in the woods exploring trees and all the things they give us. We will be identifying different trees, using trees to build shelters and build our fire over which we will be cooking bushcraft bread flavoured by tree sap! We will be...

Tree Time for little ones

Wed 15 Aug 2018
10:00-12:30
Wild time in the woods exploring trees and all the things they give us. We will be identifying different trees, using trees to build shelters and build our fire over which we will be cooking bushcraft bread flavoured by tree sap! We will be...

Batty about bats

Thu 16 Aug 2018
20:30-22:00
Spend a summer's eve in the woods at Penrose and watch the bats emerge to feed. Help us identify the species we see with a bat detector. An event led by the Cornwall Bat Group

Upcoming events

Wildlife Watchpoint

Sun 24 Jun 2018
10:00-16:00
Get closer to nature at Britain's most southerly point. The unique geology and maritime climate makes Lizard Point a perfect environment for a variety of flora and fauna. To see and learn more about the abundance of wildlife that lives here...

Guided wildlife walk

Wed 27 Jun 2018
10:00-11:30
Join us for a guided coastal wildlife walk. On route you will be introduced to local wildflowers, Atlantic grey seals and the history of the Cornish choughs with the possibility of seeing them too. Our Rangers will be on hand to tell you more...

Lizard Point - Shipwreck, signals, and the undersea bell story

Tue 24 Jul 2018
10:00-12:00
As part of the Festival of British Archaeology, join us for a guided walk along the coastpath at Lizard Point. Hear tales of shipwrecks, dramatic rescues and a rich history of maritime communications, from semaphore to ground breaking radio...

Poltesco - Pilchards, Mills and Serpentine

Thu 26 Jul 2018
13:00-15:00
As part of the Festival of British Archaeology join us for a guided walk around the delightful Poltesco Valley, now a wooded haven for wildlife, but once the centre of a thriving industry. Learn about the valley's fascinating history at this...

Lizard Wireless Station - Heritage Open Day

Sun 16 Sep 2018
12:00-15:00
Join us for a free open day at the Lizard Wireless Station to learn more about a fascinating chapter in history. Pioneering experiments, ground-breaking technology, innovation and a rich personal life - Marconi had it all. Thanks to Marconi and...