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a selction of cakes at Pentillies Coffee Morning

Eating cake raises £1782.17 for the Mustard Tree!

On a very bright and sunny morning of Friday 5th October, Pentillie hosted a Coffee Morning in aid of the Mustard Tree Cancer Support Unit at Derriford Hospital, Plymouth. We opened the doors just before 9am to […]


Glasses of champagne

Could you imagine being proposed to on Christmas Day?

Christmas, New Year and Valentine’s Day are going to be here before we know it (just 126 days until Christmas in fact!) and with this time of year being statistically the most popular time for proposals it […]


Pentillie Castle challenges sustainability in hospitality

Reducing waste, particularly single use plastic, and recycling has been weighing heavily on all our minds this year – especially since David Attenborough drew our attention to the huge impact that plastic waste is having on our […]


Alien Pilot

Airborne firework display over Pentillie Castle gets mistaken for UFO!

Pentillie Files… On Saturday 21st July, following their wedding ceremony at St Mellion church, Joshua Albon and Elspeth Taylor celebrated their marriage, holding their wedding reception here at Pentillie Castle. After an exquisite 3 course wedding breakfast in an […]


PenGrillie BBQ Festival 2018 – your favourite PenGrillie to date!

On Sunday 15th July 2018, we hosted our third PenGrillie BBQ Festival and what a sizzling day we had. After a misty start, the blazing sun burnt through and shone for the entire day, how lucky were […]


Pentillie Castle as it was in 1770

Hidden historical landscapes revealed by the heatwave

Following the incredible article published by the BBC… ‘Hidden landscapes the heatwave has revealed’  we launched our drone and set about scanning the estate from the air to see what historical landscapes might have been revealed. Just […]


Pentillie Helps the Heroes

Each year at Pentillie Castle we choose a variety of charities to support. One of the major charities the Coryton family continue to support is Help for Heroes by hosting a week-long stay for war veterans and […]


Views over Tors and Moorland

Walks, Walks and ‘Moor’ Walks…

With the recent beautiful weather we’ve been experiencing and it being the most wonderful time of the year with clear bright blue skies, lush green leafy woodlands and the haze of purple heather and yellow gorse across […]


Dowsing and Defending by Nigel Twinn

PERFECT PENTILLIE Anyone seen a Prius? I am always a bit concerned about people erecting modern megaliths, with or without dowsing input. There are too many cautionary tales about what can go wrong.  Consequently, I tend to give […]


12 things you may not know about weddings…

‘Don’t drop the ring’… Weddings like most occasions carry traditions and superstitions that you may be a stickler for, or couldn’t care two hoots in the wind about! Whether you’re a believer, or just intrigued cast your […]