De-bunking recycling symbols

So many recycling logos, but what do they all mean? We’re here to break them down to help you understand what waste items can be recycled. Mobius loop This one is commonly used and simply means that the packaging is recyclable. Sometimes there’ll be a % in the centre – this indicates the percentage of […]

Summer Solstice 2022

The longest day of the year is known as the summer solstice, and has been celebrated across the world in some form since prehistory. This year, the solstice falls on Tuesday 21 June in the northern hemisphere, with large groups of revellers set to watch the sunrise at Stonehenge as per tradition. Here’s how long the longest day of the year […]

Birds of prey in Cornwall

Few birds inspire awe as often as birds of prey! Although famously solitary animals, these highly skilled hunters can be witnessed just before dusk in great gatherings and rule the roost when it comes to the food chain. Many birdwatchers traipse cross-country to see clouds of kites, or to catch a glimpse of an eagle. But […]

Summer Solstice 2021

The summer solstice, otherwise known as the longest day of the year, falls tomorrow on Monday June 21. Though the lifting of all restrictions across the UK has been postponed until July 19, there’s still plenty to do during the longest summer days.  England entered step three of the roadmap of lockdown on May 17, allowing people […]

6 stunning walks with wild swims in Cornwall

A new book of routes by Matt Newbury and Sophie Pierce highlights less-visited but spectacular locations across the county for a stroll and a dip, including our own Rocky Valley. Times include swimming and a picnic. Only experienced swimmers should take on the swims referred to here. Poltesco and Cadgwith, the Lizard peninsula, south Cornwall Start/finish Ruan MinorDistance 3 […]