Category Archives: Helping Hands for Heritage

Welcome to the blog for the HH4H Project where we’ll be updating you on the latest news, events and how to get involved

Exhibition of Tamar Valley Landscape Change

Visit the Tamar Valley Centre, near Gunnislake, early next month to see how the landscape of the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has changed over time. In 2009, the AONB team who work to conserve and enhance the … Continue reading

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Biodiversity Stroll in the Tamar Valley

Join Caroline Jones and Fiona Freshney from Devon Biodiversity Records Centre early next month to learn more about the bats, birds, butterflies, mines and forests of the Tamar Valley. This family-friendly biodiversity stroll will lead walkers through the landscape around … Continue reading

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Walking the Tamar Valley Discovery Trail – Choose your Challenge…

With just six weeks until this year’s Discovery Trail Challenge, it’s time to choose your Challenge. Will it be an 18-mile walk, mainly along the Cornish side of the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’s long-distance route? Or would … Continue reading

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Second chance to see Hidden Valley photographic exhibition

Over sixty images of the most treasured parts of the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are now on display in a special exhibition at the Tamar Valley Centre until Friday 29th April. As part of last year’s celebrations … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Shamrock on Cotehele Quay

Head over to Cotehele Quay for a fun-filled family day on Saturday 30 April. The day marks a momentous occasion, as the ownership of the Shamrock, the world’s only fully restored Tamar sailing barge, will be fully transferred from the National Maritime … Continue reading

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Building Tavistock

Take just a short stroll through the centre of Tavistock and you will see the impact that local geology has had on shaping this historic stannary town. Join geology expert, Barry Gamble, and the Tamar Valley AONB team for a … Continue reading

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Discover a Hidden Gem on the Bere peninsula

To link with the Helping Hands for Heritage packing shed survey, the Tamar Valley AONB team is joining forces with the Bere Ferrers Horticultural Society to open the doors of their garden store on Good Friday morning. Don’t miss this opportunity to … Continue reading

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The Lost Quays of the Lynher

The Tamar Valley AONB team is seeking volunteers to help them understand more about the river heritage on the Lynher, in the south of the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. In 2010 a survey of public quays was … Continue reading

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Butterfly Survey Workshops

Join experts from Butterfly Conservation later this month to discover how you can survey for butterflies near you. The two FREE workshops will teach you everything you need to know to survey butterflies, focusing on the UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme … Continue reading

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