Falmouth Spring Festival walks

The 2020 Falmouth Spring Festival walks programme sees a lovely variety of professional guided walks across a variety of themes:

Through Falmouth Town
Informative & entertaining 1.5hrs walk through Falmouth’s 350-year history. The people, their stories and a few ghosts, cannibals and murders. Booking essential.

Dates:
Mon 23, Fri 27 and Sun 29 March
Time: 4pm
Price: Adults £5/ under 14s free
Venue: Meet at the Maritime Museum,
Events Square, Falmouth TR11 3XA
Contact: Paul Simmons on 07714 084644
or info@walkitcornwall.co.uk

Tree Identification
It’s easier to identify trees without leaves! Find out how, plus stories of the amazing and significant trees of Falmouth.

Dates:
Mon 23 and Sun 29 March
Time: 1.30pm
Duration: 2hrs
Price: Adults £5/ under 14s free
Venue: Meet at the lower entrance of Kimberley Park, Park Hill, Falmouth
Contact: Paul Simmons on 07714 084644
or info@walkitcornwall.co.uk

Poldark’s Falmouth
The characters and storylines in Winston Graham’s 12 novels where the themes of early 19th century Falmouth, smuggling, shipwrecks, riots and the packet ships are matched to the sites of Falmouth.

Dates: Sat 28 March
Time: 4pm
Duration: 1.5hrs
Price: Adults £5 /under 14s free
Venue: Meet at the Maritime Museum
Contact: Paul Simmons on 07714 084644
or info@walkitcornwall.co.uk

Coast and Inland Paths
Explore some of the tranquil coastal paths and creekside locations around the Helford river including Carwinion and Porth Sawson, on this lovely three-hour ramble. Bring stout footwear and wet weather clothing.

Dates: Friday 22 March
Time: 11.10am
Price: FREE
Venue: Meet opposite Mawnan Smith Post Office
Contact: Mary Weston, marynsophe@aol.com

Riverside Walk
Pleasant linear walk along Penryn river to Flushing, then ferry back to the Prince of Wales Pier.

Dates: Fri 20 March
Time: 11am
Duration: 3.5hrs
Price: FREE
Venue: Meet at Penryn train station
Contact: Mary Weston, marynsophe@aol.com

Tour of Penryn Campus
Join us for an informal tour of these Green Flag award-winning campus grounds; to include the walled garden and fruit producing orchard, Italianate garden and terraces – unsuitable for people with mobility issues or wheelchairs due to hilly terrain. Booking essential.
Date: Monday 18 March

Dates: Wednesday 25 March
Time: Meet at 9.45am for a 10am start
Price: FREE
Venue: University of Exeter Penryn Campus – meet outside Penryn Campus Sports Centre
Contact: Lou misselbrook
l.misselbrook@exeter.ac.uk