St Michael Returns After Refit

St Michael Returns After Refit

An oversized amphibious vehicle made for an unusual sight on Cornwall’s roads recently as it made the 22-mile journey on a specialist lorry from Falmouth to Marazion after undergoing a major refit in the Cornish port. The St Michael, a ‘Sealander 32’ amphibious vehicle that is as happy on land as it is on water,…

St Michael’s Mount extends Local’s Pass to all west Penwith parishes

St Michael’s Mount extends Local’s Pass to all west Penwith parishes

St Michael’s Mount is set to extend its Local’s Pass to ensure free entry onto the Mount all year round for anyone from the west Penwith parishes that ring the historic island.  The Local’s Pass was first introduced as the Marazion Pass after the Covid-19 pandemic forced St Michael’s Mount to limit the number of…

The Sheila Hichens Collection of Newlyn School paintings on display in newly renovated Steward’s House

The Sheila Hichens Collection of Newlyn School paintings on display in newly renovated Steward’s House

An exhibition of culturally significant Cornish artwork opens to the public for the first time on St Michael’s Mount in October. The Sheila Hichens Collection of paintings by well-known Newlyn School artists will be on display in the island’s newly renovated Steward’s House. Sheila Hichens was born in 1924 and her childhood was deeply rooted…

Once in a century Marazion boat landing and sea defence regeneration to begin

Once in a century Marazion boat landing and sea defence regeneration to begin

Two significant and interlinked projects are scheduled to begin on 5th September. These are to repair part of Marazion’s sea defences to protect key infrastructure and redevelop Gwelva boat landing to meet current and future boating needs for island residents and visitors to St Michael’s Mount.  The raised platform or ‘toe’ forms part of the area’s…

Local illustrator creates bespoke artwork for St Michael’s Mount

Local illustrator creates bespoke artwork for St Michael’s Mount

One of Cornwall’s most popular visitor destinations has teamed up with a talented local artist to create new original artwork that sits at the heart of the styling of their newly renovated café. St Michael’s Mount commissioned Cornish illustrator Jennifer Armitage to create a striking new image of the iconic island, employing her trademark abstract…

St Michael’s Mount garden opening raises £7,000 for National Garden Scheme

St Michael’s Mount garden opening raises £7,000 for National Garden Scheme

More than £7,000 has been raised by a special opening of the stunning terraced garden at St Michael’s Mount in support of the National Garden Scheme (NGS). Visitors enjoyed exploring the island’s unique terraced garden was designed in the 1870s for Sir John St Aubyn, who later became the 1st Lord St Levan.  Dr Sarah…

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