Guided Walk of Fowey

When:
October 3, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
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Cost:
Free

Meet at Town Quay at 11am.

Do a two hour guided walk with one of our accredited guides.

Find out about Fowey’s past. Its connections with Henry VIII, Drake and Raleigh, the Black Prince and Charles 1

Discover the truth about pirates, privateers, smugglers, murderers, wreckers, saints and pilgrims of days gone by.

Visit ancient hostelries, gun batteries, 12th century churches, Tudor Castles, Medieval houses.

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.

Tickets: Adults £5. Children£2

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