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January 27, 2014

Record number of grey seals

Filed under: Nature in Cornwall — roundhousebarns @ 10:52 am

Our usual colony of grey seals who come ashore to breed on a small beach near Towan started arriving in mid November and last week I counted a record number of 27 hauled up at low tide. – Last year the maximum was 16 and then after the local paper printed an article about them [...]

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Whats flowering this month?

Filed under: Nature in Cornwall,Uncategorized — roundhousebarns @ 10:43 am

Here are the first three Camellia to flower at Trewithen garden this year. A hybrid (Camellia ‘Yoimachi’), a japonica (Camellia japonica ‘Yuki Haki’) and a williamsii (Camellia x williamsii ‘November Pink’) all in flower in mid January! Also in flower is Daphne bhoula ‘Darjeeling’ Originally from the Himalayas, this plant came from a seed collected [...]

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December 10, 2013

New ceilings complete

Filed under: Refurbishment News,Uncategorized — Tags: — roundhousebarns @ 12:39 pm

Phew! what a few weeks we have had, ceilings down in The Carthouse and The Dairy, plumbing redone, new sound insulation put in and now at last the painting has started. Furniture comes back on Thursday and the first guests to enjoy the newly soundproofed and decorated cottages arrive on Monday! (so there as never [...]

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