Monday, 7 March 2011


For a change a little slice of Cornish History,apart from being a land of myths and legend Cornwall has a very strong Celtic heritage.
At the present time there has been a big resurgence in the Cornish Language being taught in various places around the county.
There is also a national flag, which is the flag of St Piran the patron saint of Cornwall which is shown in my header.
Also Cornwall has its own Tartan which is mainly used in the manufacture of Cornish Kilts, the colours of the cloth all have a significant meaning which is explained in the information below the image. This was copied from the Cornwall website.
True Cornish men and woman in all corners of the world still retain a strong identity with their native county, as do all true Cornish inhabitants.

Cornwall even has a national tartan. Designed by E E Morton-Nance (registered as #1567), the Cornish tartan colours all have a special meaning: White on black for the flag of St Piran; Red for the beak and legs of the Cornish Chough; Blue for the sea that surrounds Cornwall; and Black and gold for the colours of the ancient Cornish kings.


  1. Love the History lesson Monty.

  2. Durdatha whye!
    My Grandfather could speak real Cornish and it wasn't easy to understand! Even after all these years, I still feel a strong connection to Cornwall; it will always have a place in my heart.
    Thanks for the information on the tartan :)
    ☼ Sunny