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The Adventure Centre Casemateers

The Adventure Centre Casemateers

The first groups to stay on the Island were the Casemateers. These were local youth clubs who rented out one of the Casemates, hence the name. They paid rent, which was the first income for the Drake’s Island Committee, but also helped out with clearing the Island....
A DEVONIAN ISLE OR AN ISLAND OF CORNWALL

A DEVONIAN ISLE OR AN ISLAND OF CORNWALL

Really a bit of a follow on from last week and who owned the Island is the intriguing question of was the Island originally Cornish or in Devon. I’ll say from the outset there is a bit of guesswork, hopefully somewhat educated in looking at the question and the best I...