The National Trust Own Penrose Estate Near Porthleven In Cornwall
The National Tust owned Penrose Estate stretches from Loe Bar and the outskirts of Porthleven and Helston in Cornwall. Walk the winding path around Loe Pool the largest freshwater lake in Cornwall,
through woodland & rolling pastures. Take a circular walk from Porthleven. Click on pictures to enlarge:
The last heir to the Penrose family estate, sold the estate to John Rogers, who became squire of Penrose. The Penrose Estate extended as far as "Sithney side" of what is now Porthleven harbour. In 1974 much of the Penrose Estate was gifted to the National Trust by Lt Cdr J P Rogers. Then the National Trust owned Penrose Estate comprising over 1500 acres of farmland and woods, cottages, 4 miles of coastline and the largest natural freshwater lake in Cornwall, Loe Pool.