Calendar

Sep
20
Thu
Guided Walk of Polruan
Sep 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Meet at the Coal Wharf , Polruan

Cost: £6 adult £3 Child (under 15)

Find out about our shipbuilding heritage. The yards, the trades, the voyages, the mariners, the Pilots, the Coastguard.

Discover the truth about smugglers, privateers and wreckers                      

Imagine our 14th century blockhouse castle defending the town against foreign fleets

Uncover what happened here in WW2

Visit the remnants of our 8th century chapel.

Learn about how our churches were built and how one came to have stained glass by William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones

Hear about how Daphne du Maurier got the inspiration for her first book in Polruan and the fascinating story of the real family it was based on.

And much more…

The terrain includes several short flights of steps and steep hills and may not be suitable for those with certain mobility impairments

 

Sep
22
Sat
Smugglers and Merchants in 18th-Century Cornwall @ Whitecross Village Hall
Sep 22 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Smugglers and merchants in eighteenth-century Cornwall by Charlotte MacKenzie

Smuggling was integral to trade in eighteenth-century Cornwall – organised by Cornish merchants carrying cargoes from tin to tea. Based on research for a new book, this talk takes a refreshing look at some of the myths and legends about smuggling in Cornwall.

Sep
25
Tue
Guided Walk of Fowey
Sep 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Adults £6 Child (under 15) £3 

Meet at Town Quay at 10.30am for a two hour guided walk with one of our accredited guides.

Find out about Foweys pirates, smugglers, shipbuilders and townsfolk over the centuries 

and explore the historic buildings  of the Town.              

Learn about the ships that were built here. Where they went and what they brought back.

Imagine the different sieges of the town, by the French, Dutch and Spanish fleets.

Uncover the Fowey area’s literary connections to Daphne Du Maurier; where she lived, how she was inspired and on what she based her novels. See where Kenneth Grahame was inspired to write ‘Wind in the willows’. Hear about Arthur Quiller Couch, and the many other writers who made the area their home.

The walk includes several flights of steps and may not be suitable for those with certain mobility impairments.

Sep
27
Thu
Guided Walk of Polruan
Sep 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Meet at the Coal Wharf , Polruan

Cost: £6 adult £3 Child (under 15)

Find out about our shipbuilding heritage. The yards, the trades, the voyages, the mariners, the Pilots, the Coastguard.

Discover the truth about smugglers, privateers and wreckers                      

Imagine our 14th century blockhouse castle defending the town against foreign fleets

Uncover what happened here in WW2

Visit the remnants of our 8th century chapel.

Learn about how our churches were built and how one came to have stained glass by William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones

Hear about how Daphne du Maurier got the inspiration for her first book in Polruan and the fascinating story of the real family it was based on.

And much more…

The terrain includes several short flights of steps and steep hills and may not be suitable for those with certain mobility impairments

 

Oct
2
Tue
Guided Walk of Fowey
Oct 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Adults £6 Child (under 15) £3 

Meet at Town Quay at 10.30am for a two hour guided walk with one of our accredited guides.

Find out about Foweys pirates, smugglers, shipbuilders and townsfolk over the centuries 

and explore the historic buildings  of the Town.              

Learn about the ships that were built here. Where they went and what they brought back.

Imagine the different sieges of the town, by the French, Dutch and Spanish fleets.

Uncover the Fowey area’s literary connections to Daphne Du Maurier; where she lived, how she was inspired and on what she based her novels. See where Kenneth Grahame was inspired to write ‘Wind in the willows’. Hear about Arthur Quiller Couch, and the many other writers who made the area their home.

The walk includes several flights of steps and may not be suitable for those with certain mobility impairments.

Oct
9
Tue
Guided Walk of Fowey
Oct 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Adults £6 Child (under 15) £3 

Meet at Town Quay at 10.30am for a two hour guided walk with one of our accredited guides.

Find out about Foweys pirates, smugglers, shipbuilders and townsfolk over the centuries 

and explore the historic buildings  of the Town.              

Learn about the ships that were built here. Where they went and what they brought back.

Imagine the different sieges of the town, by the French, Dutch and Spanish fleets.

Uncover the Fowey area’s literary connections to Daphne Du Maurier; where she lived, how she was inspired and on what she based her novels. See where Kenneth Grahame was inspired to write ‘Wind in the willows’. Hear about Arthur Quiller Couch, and the many other writers who made the area their home.

The walk includes several flights of steps and may not be suitable for those with certain mobility impairments.

Oct
16
Tue
Guided Walk of Fowey
Oct 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Adults £6 Child (under 15) £3 

Meet at Town Quay at 10.30am for a two hour guided walk with one of our accredited guides.

Find out about Foweys pirates, smugglers, shipbuilders and townsfolk over the centuries 

and explore the historic buildings  of the Town.              

Learn about the ships that were built here. Where they went and what they brought back.

Imagine the different sieges of the town, by the French, Dutch and Spanish fleets.

Uncover the Fowey area’s literary connections to Daphne Du Maurier; where she lived, how she was inspired and on what she based her novels. See where Kenneth Grahame was inspired to write ‘Wind in the willows’. Hear about Arthur Quiller Couch, and the many other writers who made the area their home.

The walk includes several flights of steps and may not be suitable for those with certain mobility impairments.

Oct
23
Tue
Guided Walk of Fowey
Oct 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Adults £6 Child (under 15) £3 

Meet at Town Quay at 10.30am for a two hour guided walk with one of our accredited guides.

Find out about Foweys pirates, smugglers, shipbuilders and townsfolk over the centuries 

and explore the historic buildings  of the Town.              

Learn about the ships that were built here. Where they went and what they brought back.

Imagine the different sieges of the town, by the French, Dutch and Spanish fleets.

Uncover the Fowey area’s literary connections to Daphne Du Maurier; where she lived, how she was inspired and on what she based her novels. See where Kenneth Grahame was inspired to write ‘Wind in the willows’. Hear about Arthur Quiller Couch, and the many other writers who made the area their home.

The walk includes several flights of steps and may not be suitable for those with certain mobility impairments.

Oct
27
Sat
‘Trade and tragedy in a west-country seaport’ @ Fowey Parish Rooms
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Trade and tragedy in a west-country seaport’

by Alex Lewis

Inspired by a study of late 19th century port records this talk looks at Fowey’s shipping industry in the twilight years of sail.

Oct
30
Tue
Guided Walk of Fowey
Oct 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Adults £6 Child (under 15) £3 

Meet at Town Quay at 10.30am for a two hour guided walk with one of our accredited guides.

Find out about Foweys pirates, smugglers, shipbuilders and townsfolk over the centuries 

and explore the historic buildings  of the Town.              

Learn about the ships that were built here. Where they went and what they brought back.

Imagine the different sieges of the town, by the French, Dutch and Spanish fleets.

Uncover the Fowey area’s literary connections to Daphne Du Maurier; where she lived, how she was inspired and on what she based her novels. See where Kenneth Grahame was inspired to write ‘Wind in the willows’. Hear about Arthur Quiller Couch, and the many other writers who made the area their home.

The walk includes several flights of steps and may not be suitable for those with certain mobility impairments.