Around Gwennap Head
Click here For information about Gwennap Head (grid ref SW365217); the most southerly headland on the south coast of the Penwith and, of course, the location of NCI Gwennap Head.
Click here For Images from Webcam - updated every 4 mins during daylight. Middle of pic is looking WSW from Gwennap Head Station
Click here A picture they say is worth a thousand words.Within a few yards you will see more rugged beauty than a hundred photo's can show. This is NCI Gwennap Head.
Click here For photos and information about local coves such as Porthgwarra, Sennen, Nanjizal, and Lands End.
Click here For Sennen Cove Lifeboat Station website.Our nearest lifeboat station. NCI Gwennap Head conducts regular training exercises with the Sennen lifeboats
Click here For Penlee Lifeboat Station website. The station is located in Newlyn Harbour and is descended from the very first lifeboat station in Cornwall
Click here Cornwall Wildlife Trust for all the latest new and advice on wlidlife -marine,land or air.
Click here For all there is to know about basking sharks,whales and other interesting mammals.
Click here The Marine Conservation Society which runs the Basking Shark watch - a UK sighting scheme. To report a sighting visit this site and fill in the online form.
Things To Do
Click here For The Minack Theatre. Includes box office, access, and historical information. Photo gallery. 360 degree viewer and two webcams (coastal and stage views).
Cornwall has always been at the leading edge of communications, the first transatlantic radio signal was sent from here and the first satellite broadcast was received at Goonhilly It might come as a surprise to people to learn that, today, most of the world's communications pass through Cornwall, making our small county one of the most connected places in the world! Porthcurno was the point at which many submarine telegraph cables - transatlantic and to other locations - came ashore. It’s Telegraph museum is housed in the former telegraph facility and has displays showing the history of submarine cable-laying ships and telegraphy, and a varied collection of still-working telegraphy equipment
Click here For the Porthcurno Telegraph Museum. Including How to Get There, access, guides and forthcoming events......and if that has wetted your appetite and you want to learn more about the hidden world of global communications running silently under your feet in West Cornwall, this documentary provides a fascinating account of how the system works and is put together. In November 2014 Edward Snowden leaked documents that pointed to Cornwall as the intercept point for GCHQ's Tempora program, this documentary also delves into the murky world of espionage and how it actually works!
Click here For Lands End. One of Cornwall's great places to visit, and its westernmost point.
Click here For up-to-the-minute local news, events and attractions.
Click here Porthgwarra Cove cafe for pasties, cream teas, ice cream, cakes, drinks and lots more