News from Cornwall Heritage Trust

Exciting discovery at Trethevy Quoit archaeological dig

An archaeological excavation at Trethevy Quoit near Darite has made an exciting discovery which means that our understanding of the prehistoric site will have to be reassessed. Between 9th and 13th July, more than thirty volunteers took part in the... read more

Trethevy Quoit Dig

We are delighted to have received so many offers of help for the archaeological dig at Trethevy Quoit in July.  We have tried to ensure that as many people as possible are able to get involved however inevitably we were … read more

Our sites in Cornwall – a location map

Cornwall Heritage Trust owns some of the most iconic sites in Cornwall, including Castle an Dinas near St Columb Major, Sancreed Beacon in West Penwith, Trevanion Culverhouse near Wadebridge and Treffry Viaduct in Luxulyan Valley.

The Trust also manages a …

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The Tale of St Piran

We are very excited to introduce “The Tale of St Piran”, a film commissioned by Cornwall Heritage Trust which tells the story of St Piran from his early years to how he arrived in Cornwall from Ireland and introduced the …

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Grant for Trethevy Quoit

The Trust is pleased to be able to announce that we have received a grant from Historic England to rebuild a section of hedge adjacent to Trethevy Quoit. We will also be putting up a new gate into the field. …

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Casting call for St Piran short film

We are excited to announce that we have commissioned a short film of the story of St Piran for use by Cornish schools and are now looking for volunteers to act as “extras” to help us with crowd scenes on …

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