10th April 2015) we arrive at Swanpool Beach and the start of the 4.3 mile leisurely stroll to the River Fal and the border between west and east Cornwall.
|Early print of the old Swanpool Mine|
Before leaving Swanpool Beach, cross the road and take a look at the lovely small lake, from which the beach takes its name. Swanpool, a reserve to an abundance of birds, is fed by the little Bickland stream, and overflows into the sea via a culvert under the road.
|Strolling along the 'prom'|
|The promenade in Edwardian days|
|Metamorphosed Devonian sediments at Castle Beach|
|MEI Conference delegates by the Little Dennis Blockhouse, overlooking Carrick Roads and St. Mawes|
|Pendennis Castle moat|
|Castle Drive and Falmouth Docks|
|MEI Conference delegates by the harbour, at Events Square|
|Al Fresco Restaurants, Events Square|
|Customs House Quay and the Inner Harbour|
|Market Street, leading to the High Street on the right|
|Prince of Wales Pier|
|The view from the Prince of Wales pier, across the Penryn River to Flushing|