Posts By: Elizabeth

June in Cornwall – wild flowers and gardens (guest blog post)


  Whilst every month has its own particular splendours, June brings hedgerows bursting with colour from a wide variety of wildflowers. Tiny, shy little flowers like the speedwell nestle comfortably amongst larger showier specimen such as the tall, majestic foxgloves with their fascinating arrangement of spots within the tube.            … Read more »

The iconic Jubilee Pool

One of the finest sights in historic Penzance has to be the iconic  art deco Jubilee Pool, down off the Penzance promenade beside the pier where the Scillonian docks.               History Designed in 1930 and opened in May 1935 in the year of King George’s Silver Jubilee, beside a… Read more »

A visit to our garden.

West Cornwall is renown for its unique climate – the Gulf stream, close to the sea, etc, etc and here at Boscrowan in our own sheltered valley after a very mild although wet winter we have some truly amazing specimens this year in addition to all our usual summer colour. First and foremost and biggest… Read more »