A Bat Walk and Talk

With Dr Carol Williams. Old buildings, mature woodland and pasture around the Helford River provides a rich habitat for many bat species.   Look around the grounds of Trenarth Manor to see and hear them emerging to feed. Dr Carol Williams of the Bat Conservation Trust has made a particular study of the Bat species of the Helford.  Booking Essential Free for Under 18s and HMCG Members £4 for others.

Rockpool Ramble

Investigate the fascinating rock pools at Prisk Cove and discover the hidden world of crabs, fish, sea anemones and strange shellfish with Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Marine Conservation. Please wear non-slip rock scrambling shoes that you are prepared to get wet, wellies or wetsuit boots. Booking Essential. Organised with children in mind. A free event..

A Midsummer Conservation Cruise

Adults £14 Children £7

Come with us on our annual conservation cruise down the river, in and out of the creeks to take in the wildlife, geography, geology and history of the estuary with our own local experts.  Warm clothes and waterproofs just in case! Binoculars and camera useful. Booking essential with payment in advance.

Fabulous Wooded Garden Walk, Gillan Creek

Free for under 18s and HMCG members. £4 for others. Meet at Hallowarren Barn, Carne. SW 7729 2487  A very rare opportunity to stroll through a fabulous 15 acre woodland garden and wildflower honeypot meadow with owner Amanda Loxley.  There will be a circular walk through the unspoilt woodlands early summer flowers time finishing with tea and cakes in the barn.

Heron Count and Dawn Chorus (with a Trengilly Breakfast!)

 £4 – HMCG Members and Children Free.  Breakfast £10 for full English Join BTO surveyor Martin Rule in the annual Heronry survey on the Helford, with a twist!  We will begin with the dawn chorus listening to resident birds and early migrants, walking down to view the Heronry and complete a nest count for the British Trust for Ornithology.  Please bring binoculars if you have them and dress warmly.  Breakfast at the Trengilly Inn (£10) afterwards to warm up. Please book especially if you would like Breakfast.


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