Investing in heritage for wellbeing

Adults with complex care needs in a garden
It can be hard for people with complex disabilities and medical conditions to access nature and heritage.


Sense’s project blossoms in National Trust gardens

‘Internal Gardens’ used wearable technology to help people with complex disabilities create tactile connections with natural heritage.

Two people holding a sign for a local community organisation standing outside a historic pub building
Work is starting to restore the Y Plu pub and transform it into a local cultural hub


Saving a 200-year-old community pub on the Llŷn Peninsula

Our funding is helping the Menter y Plu Community Benefit Society plan how to save and re-develop a Grade II listed pub – Y Plu.

Architectural drawing of a stone and timber clad building showing how the historic stableblock will look when developed into The Gardeners' House
Architectural drawing of The Gardeners' House.


The Gardeners' House: connecting people with nature

£2.2million has been awarded to create a new green community hub in Penzance, housing 200 years of Cornwall’s natural heritage and a sensory garden.