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Blisland Village Green.At the heart of the Blisland is the picture postcard village green, which is rare in a Cornish village. Adjacent to the green is Blisland's best known landmark, its parish church. Dedicated to St Protus and St Hyacinth it is of Norman and medieval origin and contains a superbly decorated Rood Screen - indeed Sir John Betjeman was said to have found the church "dazzling and amazing".

Blisland Parish Church.Also surrounding the green amongst the Georgian and Victorian houses are the Manor house the village store and the pub "The Blisland Inn" - known locally for its fine selection of real ales.

Away from the village the parish encompasses a broad range of farmland which ranges from lush dairy farms right up to the moorland holdings. Once on the moors the parish contains the Striple Stone (a Neolithic stone circle) and two very pretty stone bridges Delphi and Bradford which both cross the De Lank river - a tributary of the River Camel which runs down from Brown Willy and is internationally important for its wildlife, forna and flora. Indeed it has recently been designated a Special Area of Conservation by English Nature for its importance to the Otter and Bullhead fish populations.

The water wheel at Durfold Clayworks.

These two historical pictures of the parish are curtesy of - the one on the left shows the water wheel at Durfold Clayworks and the one on the right shows three local men on the green

Austin Axworthy, Tom Pengelly, Edgar Axworthy on the village green.

Village Pages
The Blisland Community Store The Blisland Community Store

Shop, cafe, Post Office and Internet - all you need under one roof!

Blisland CP

The school website

Blisland CP
The Blisland Inn The Blisland Inn

CAMRA's National Pub of the Year 2001 - family friendly and a haven for lovers of real ale

Blisland Parish Council

details of meeting, minutes and members

Local Businesses
North Coast Cabins - Blisland

Manufacturers of quality timber buildings, log cabins, studios, garages, stables, summerhouses, garden sheds, playhouses, barns, bespoke buildings & decking

North Coast Cabins - Blisland
Temple Trout Fishery Temple Trout Fishery

Set in some of Cornwall's most scenic countryside on Bodmin Moor, the fishery comprises of two lakes 'Mallard' & 'Teal' totaling over seven acres in size

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