Serving the villages of Laneast & Badgall

A rich history of manganese mining

Stunning landscapes & beautiful walks

Home to the man who discovered Neptune

LaneastLannast” is a small Cornish village situated in North-East Cornwall about 7 miles west of Launceston (Google maps).  It is bounded on the North by the Parishes of Treneglos and Tresmeer, on the East by Egloskerry and Trewen, on the South by Altarnun, and on the West by St Clether.

The name comes from “Lann”, church site followed by a geographical reference to its position relative to the older St Clether site.  The main villages are Laneast and Badgall.

Laneast village sits above the valley of the River Inny and has many ancient rights of way which cross surrounding farm land and Laneast Downs.  These are fully maintained today providing many wonderful walks.

Beating the Bounds is an ancient tradition dating back to Norman and Saxon times and is still upheld today.

Latest News

 

Laneast Parish Council Project Search

Laneast Parish Council Project Search Laneast Parish Council is currently seeking to fund projects which provide a direct benefit to the residents of Laneast Parish. In the past, we have assisted Laneast Church with the repairs to, and decoration of, the little room,...

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Road Closure – please read for full information.

Road Closure – please read for full information.

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 S.14: Temporary Prohibition of Traffic Western Power Distribution have requested to close the following road(s) to carryout works to their apparatus If you have any queries regarding these works please contact the Utility direct on the...

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