Falmouth Spring Festival walks

The 2019 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.

Dates: Sat 16th, Weds 20th & Sun 24th March
Time: 4pm
Price: £5/ under 14 FREE
Venue: Meet at the Maritime Museum
Contact: Paul Simmons, walkitcornwall, 0771 408 4644
Booking essential. 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: Sat 16th and Sun 24th March
Time: 1.30pm for 2 hours
Price: £5/ under 14 FREE
Venue: Meet at the lower entrance of Kimberley Park, Park Hill
Contact: Paul Simmons, walkitcornwall, 0771 408 4644 Booking essential. 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: Fri 15th, Sat 23rd March
Time: 4pm for 1.5 hours
Price: £5/ under 14 FREE
Venue: Meet at the Maritime Museum
Contact: Paul Simmons, walkitcornwall, 0771 408 4644 Booking essential. 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: Fri 22nd March
Time: 1pm
Price: Free
Venue: Meet opposite Mawnan Smith Post Office
Contact: Mary Weston, Ramblers Association marynsophe@aol.com or 01326 372462

Tour of Penryn Campus and Tremough House
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. The tour will be followed by refreshments and a heritage talk about the history of the campus and Tremough House. Booking essential.
Date: Monday 18 March

Time: 10am – 11:45am
Price: Free admission
Venue: University of Exeter Campus – meet outside Penryn Campus Sports Centre
Booking: Lou Misselbrook l.misselbrook@exeter.ac.uk