1. March 5th is St Piran's Day, Cornwall's most celebrated Saint, whose discovery of tin smelting is depicted on Cornwall's flag. Many events are taking place on and around March 5th to mark the day. Most events are free. See our What's On Diary for details.
2. Mother's Day on March 26th is the perfect time to show your mum how much you appreciate her. What about a lovely walk on the coast if the weather's fine and you may like to book lunch at one of our featured pubs and restaurants:
Admiral Benbow, Penzance
Bowgie Inn, Crantock
Logan Rock Inn, Treen, St Levan
Queens Arms, Botallack
The Bay, Hotel Penzance
3. Festival Kernewek - Penzance Cornish Language Festival - the first festival of its kind is being held in Penzance up until the 5th March. See our What's On Diary for details.
4. Help the Cornish Ancient Sites Protection Network on one of their clear ups, keeping one of the Land's End peninsula's archaeological sites in a good state for visitors. There is only one clear up every month. March's clear up is at Mulfra Courtyard Houses. See details in our What's On Diary
5. Cornwall is famous for its pasties and during March the World Pasty Championships are held at the Eden Project. Register by the 2nd March to enter the competion or enjoy watching the events on the day as the pasties are judged. Details can be found in our What's On Diary.
6. An exhibition at Penlee House Gallery and Museum, Penzance, 'A Casket of Pearls: Twenty Years of Collecting at Penlee' is running throughout March. Visit our Penzance Events Diary for details.
7. Seaquest Public Seawatch at Stepper Point Padstow. Watch for marine megafauna including dolphins and whales. Free. See details in our Padstow Events Diary.
8. Run Falmouth 2017 will mark this event's sixth year. A half marathon that’s organised by Cornish charity Cornwall Hospice Care in conjunction with the Falmouth Road Runners. See our What's On Diary for details.
10. Join Looe Marine Conservation Group for a beach clean at Seaton Beach, near Looe and protect your natural environment. See details in our What's On Diary
Things to do
Maps of Cornwall :
The Ordnance Survey publishes the Explorer series of maps which are
ideal for walkers.
Scale 1 : 25 000
2.5 inches to 1 mile /
4cm to 1km.
Available in local bookshops or click on the links below to order online.
Those covering Cornwall:
Map of Isles of Scilly:101 Isles of Scilly
For more information: www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk