About the Parish
Morval parish is located in South East Cornwall approximately two miles north of Looe and five miles south of Liskeard. It is a civil parish and within its boundaries are the village of Widegates and several hamlets including Morval and Sandplace. The parish enjoys a rural setting with some Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty such as the Looe Valley.
Located within the parish are St. Wenna’s Church, dating back to the 13th century, Grace Church, standing adjacent to the main A387 running through Morval, and a vibrant primary school at Widegates. The Reading Room Community Hall is located within Widegates Village not far from the area known locally as Widegates “Village Green”. The Morval Estate offers history in abundance alongside walks through woods and open land. The Morval War Memorial can be found just outside an entrance to the Morval Estate adjacent to the A387. There is an intermediate train station serving the hamlet of Sandplace before reaching the harbour town of Looe.