Guided walks around Boscastle with folklorist and author Steve Patterson
Photos above show Steve Patterson leading walks from the Museum in previous years.
In the summer, there will be weekly walks starting at the Museum. This will be a great chance to explore Boscastle in an unusual and inspiring manner and to see the Museum in the context of the surrounding landscape and its folklore.
Tickets are £7 per person, £6 concessions (ticket price includes a visit to the Museum at any time during the week of the walk).
Walks will start outside the Museum on Wednesdays from July to September at 11am. Sensible shoes and a bottle of water recommended. No need to pre-book.There will be two different walks, the walks will be on alternate Wednesdays.
Walk 1 “The trail of the sea witches”
A 2 mile walk (lasting around an hour and a half) exploring Boscastle Harbour, the cliffs, the White Tower, Forrabury and the Stitches.
This walk will take place at 11am on the following dates: August 1st,August 15th, August 29th, September 12th.
Walk 2 “The trail of the saints and witches of wood and water”
A 3 mile walk (lasting around two and a half hours) exploring the Valency Valley, Minsters Woods and Churchyard and the memorial for Joan Wytte, the Fighting Fairy Woman of Bodmin.
This walk will take place at 11am on the following dates: July 25th, August 8th, August 22nd, September 5th, September 19th.
Image of Boscastle courtesy of Jenny Porrett.