Heritage and Culture

The Moorland Man – Daniel Gumb and The Most Unusual House You’ll EVER see.

The Moorland Man – Daniel Gumb and The Most Unusual House You’ll EVER see.

Walking out in the silence of Bodmin Moor when the sky is bright blue, and the air is still, there is a kind of rare peacefulness for the day-tripper. Daniel Gumb must have love this atmosphere too, because in the 18th century, he decided to make this moorland his permanent home. But as a stone-cutter >> read more

myCornwall meets Olympian Helen Glover

myCornwall meets Olympian Helen Glover

2016 has been quite the year for Penzance-born Olympic rower, Helen Glover. Having grown up and educated amongst an ambitiously athletic family, the seeds for Helen’s success as a national, and internationally renowned champion were sown early. With a host of awards and recognitions under her belt, including a World Champion title for 2013, 2014 >> read more

7 of the Most Amazing Cornish Women You NEED to know!

7 of the Most Amazing Cornish Women You NEED to know!

Perhaps not purposely hidden, the roles that women have played in history are often overlooked. Yet they make up 51% of our population. Of course, the tide continues to change. Women’s voices are heard more often in decision-making and on public platforms. Inspirational women like Michelle Obama, Malala Yousafzai and Laverne Cox all give women >> read more

Richard Trevithick – A man of Influence and Adventure

Richard Trevithick – A man of Influence and Adventure

He was one of the world’s most influential inventors and engineers and although his creativeness is now recognised for what it was, even Google put up a little something on their web page on his birthday one year, the recognition of the man as a genius was almost certainly neglected in the past and there >> read more

Castles, Dungeons and Legends of Cornwall

Castles, Dungeons and Legends of Cornwall

The castles and museums of Cornwall take us back to days of old, teaching us about Cornwall's cherished heritage. Learn about the legends that link us to those that built, fought and lived on these sites hundreds of years ago.

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The Unexpected Guests: WW2 Prisoners of War in Cornwall

The Unexpected Guests: WW2 Prisoners of War in Cornwall

During the Second World War, Cornwall became home to hundreds men who were not born and bred here. These unexpected guests arrived in the form of prisoners of war.

The Great War & Porthcurno

The Great War & Porthcurno

Last year marked 100 years since the beginning of The Great War, and myCornwall takes a look at the vital role the Telegraph Museum, Porthcurno played in WWI.

Meet Cornwall’s American Cousins

Meet Cornwall’s American Cousins

Our Cornish cousins in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, paid homage to the Cornish brass band at their 17th annual gathering.

Cornwall, Bonanza, and the Great Comstock Lode

Cornwall, Bonanza, and the Great Comstock Lode

Join Ronald M. James as he explore the history of the Comstock Lode, Nevada, and the Cornish miners who emigrated there in search of work.

Finn’s Fine Shoes

Finn’s Fine Shoes

Join Simon Reed as he reminisces about Finn's Fine Shoes, a traditional Cornish business that was once based near Penzance.

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Cornish Wrestling

Cornish Wrestling

Join Pete London as he enters the arena and grapples with the world of Cornish Wrestling on behalf of myCornwall

Liskeard: An Ancient Cornish Town

Liskeard: An Ancient Cornish Town

Discover the Cornish town of Liskeard as myCornwall explores the history and present day features behind this popular town.

Reverend Hawker

Reverend Hawker

Join Pete London as he reveals the story behind Reverend Robert Stephen Hawker, romantic poet, eccentric and compassionate clergyman.

The Cornish and Mining in New South Wales

The Cornish and Mining in New South Wales

Join Chris Dunkerley, Secretary for the Cornish Association of NSW as he reveals the history behind the Cornish in New South Wales and the search for gold.

School of Rock: Camborne School of Mines

School of Rock: Camborne School of Mines

Discover the history behind the Camborne School of Mines, from its formation in 1888 to its current status as a thriving institution of mining and geology

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Port Navas Oysters

Port Navas Oysters

Discover the story behind the Port Navas Oystermen and Stuart Hodges; a man who packed oysters faster than the eye could follow.

The Great Families of Cornwall: the Edgcumbes

The Great Families of Cornwall: the Edgcumbes

Do you have a great Cornish surname? Join myCornwall contributor Megan Westley as she takes a walk through time with the Edgcumbes of North Cornwall

Lake’s Pottery: One Of The Oldest Working Potteries In Cornwall

Lake’s Pottery: One Of The Oldest Working Potteries In Cornwall

Join Sue Bradbury as she investigates the story behind one of Cornwall's oldest working potteries, Lake's Pottery.

A History of Cornish Village Heredsfoot

A History of Cornish Village Heredsfoot

Discover the Cornish village of Herodsfoot as myCornwall contributor Pete London explores the history and present day features behind this quaint village.

Cornwall’s Mineral Tramways

Cornwall’s Mineral Tramways

Cycle, walk, run or ride along Cornwall's beautiful mineral tramways. Coastal, inland or coast to coast

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