Grampound with Creed Heritage Centre

Grampound with Creed Heritage Centre

A small village with a BIG history: the Heritage Centre tells the story of the individuals who have made their mark on this place since ancient times and ensures that this knowledge is recorded for future generations. A Heritage Centre comprising a short film about the locality, a collection of digital photographs, audio recordings, storyboards and in-depth research material is housed in the historic Town Hall to which visitors are welcome.

The Heritage Project was initiated by the Grampound with Creed Parish Council, which continues to support the group of local enthusiasts who now carry the initiative forwar:

Visit website

  • Part of the Manor Tannery collection

    Boots probably made as a demo. not for use.

  • From the photo archive

    a routine emergency practice session during WWII

Admission & prices

Please note that opening in 2021 has been postponed due to Covid-19.

No admission charge.

Normal opening hours are April - Sept. :
2.00-4.00pm Wednesday afternoons
10.00-12.00am Saturday mornings.

The Heritage Centre can be opened at other times by prior arrangement for walks, talks or just a visit. Tel: 01726 882151 or email

Groups welcome. Please call in advance for a talk on any aspect of the village history.

Guided walks around the area can be arranged - please contact us.

Wheelchair access is difficult due to a step and a tight turn into the room. If you wish to visit or see or discuss something specific to do with Grampound please call or email and we will try to arrange a visit in another location in the village. We can come to you!

We are proud to announce that we have been invested with Accredited Museum status.
We join a large group of accredited museums, galleries and centres in Cornwall.
The scheme defines good practice and identifies agreed standards for archive organisations across the UK.

Find us

half way up (or down) the hill on the main road through the village. The building with the clock on it, next to St.Nun's church.
There is some on-street parking on the hill just above the centre and in the Village Hall car park behind the school.


  • Toilets On-Site

* Parking on Fore St. above the centre,
Pepo Lane or at the Village Hall
* Outside toilet
* Dolphin Pub nearby
* Steps into the building and a tight turn
make wheelchair access difficult but we
will help with access where possible.

The Heritage Centre holds a small collection of artefacts of which only some can be displayed at any one time. Our most important collection is of items to do with the tanning industry that was important in Grampound from at least as far back as the medieval period until the beginning of this century. We have a number of hand tools and some items produced in the Manor Tannery. In addition to the tannery items we hold a collection of china depicting local scenes and some regalia and others pieces relating to the Oddfellows Friendly Society that was once very active in our village.

Fore Street,

Grid Ref. SW936483

T: 01726 882151

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Grampound with Creed Heritage Centre

Fore Street,

Grid Ref. SW936483

Grampound, CORNWALL TR2 4QP