Treasures uncovered at St Ives

Recent clearance of the invasive non-native Rhododendron ponticum has exposed an unexpected find.  Not only can we now see the majestic oaks and other mature trees that have been hidden for decades, there is also historic architecture now to be enjoyed.

The path winds to an unexpected find. Photograph: Andrew Cutts

Take a walk through the western portion of Cuckoo Nest Wood and you will eventually reach a viewing point sculpted from stone.

Do you know the age of this stone-sculpted viewpoint? Photograph: Andrew Cutts