Friends can now get 15% discount on membership to the South West Coast Path Association until February 2019

15% discount on membership of the South West Coast Path Association has been extended to The Friends until February 2019.
The normal annual price is £22 for an individual and £29 for joint members per year. With the discount this becomes £18.70 and £24.65 respectively.

For details of this and other benefits of joining the Friends of Mount Edgcumbe Country Park – please click here.

 

Mt Edgcumbe Park & woodlands closed 12 & 13 October due to forecast high winds

Due to the forecast high winds on Friday 12 October (all day) and Saturday 13 October (morning) the Park and its woodlands will be closed to public access.

 

Mount Edgcumbe House will be open every Sunday from 7 October 2018

From 7th October, Mt. Edgcumbe House will be open every Sunday offering tours for visitors at 11.30am, 1pm and 2.30pm.
Tours can be booked in advance by calling 01752 822236 or on the day (subject to availability) from the Shop in the House.

For further information – please click here.

Maker Memories display at The Orangery 8 October to 28 November 2018

There will be a display of Maker Memories at The Orangery, Mt. Edgcumbe Country Park from 8 October to 28 November 2018, 10.30am-4pm.
Please note The Orangery may be closed on Fridays & Saturdays for weddings.

Pimms & Picnics Garden Party – Sat 22 & Sun 23 Sept 2018 – CANCELLED

The Pimms & Picnics Garden Party, organised by Miss Ivy Events, which was due to be held at Mt. Edgcumbe Country Park on Saturday 22nd  & Sunday 23rd September 2018 has been CANCELLED due to the weather forecast

We’re looking for volunteers to help with the Children’s Halloween Hunt

We are looking for volunteers to help on the day with the Children’s Halloween Hunt on Sunday 28 October 2018. Help is needed with taking money, route marshalls, parking, handing out goody bags etc. This is always a great event to volunteer at and you get to see some great Halloween costumes!

Please contact Ged on 01752 696477 if you are interested in getting involved.

Shamus Westwood will be walking through Mt. Edgcumbe…

Shamus Westwood, a veteran who is walking around the UK to raise funds for 
children with cancer, will be walking through Mt. Edgcumbe this week (w/c 17th.
September). For the latest details of when this will be happening - you can follow 
his journey on #gumparoundtheuk facebook. 

The Summer 2018 Journal is out

The latest copy of the Friends’ Journal went out to all members on 10 September.

The Wreck Map recently purchased by the Friends is on display

The Wreck Map, originally part of the Art@Edgcumbe display in May this year, was purchased by The Friends, at the request of the Park Management.

The Wreck Map can be found on display at the Garden Battery overlooking some of the shipwrecks identified on the map.

The Bedding plant displays funded by The Friends are looking fabulous

The Bedding plant displays designed by Lee Stenning, Head Gardener, planted, maintained and regularly watered by his team are looking fabulous around the Park at the moment.

Bedding Plants in The Italian Garden – August 2018

The bedding plants were funded by the Friends of Mt. Edgcumbe at a cost of £3,000.