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.
Whether you fancy yourself an intrepid explorer, a World War II navy captain or a communications extraordinaire, there really are no limits to your imagination in Porthcurno.
With a brand new cafe recently opening at the Telegraph Museum Porthcurno, we took a trip to Porthcurno ourselves to meet head chef Nicholas George Lewis Usher to try some of his delicious new dishes.
Porthcurno has a unique historic provenance: this is where the telegraph cables that linked Britain with its Empire and other nations came ashore. The valley was the hub of international cable communications from 1870-1970 and also training college for the communications industry until 1993. Porthcurno was the largest cable station in the world. Our collection >> read more
The Minack Theatre is the most famous cliffside open-air theatre in Britain, possibly in the world; from above it looks as though some wandering Greeks, two thousand years ago, had carved a theatre into the granite cliffs of Porthcurno, Cornwall. In fact, it was just under eighty years ago that there was nothing there except >> read more