The walk starts by visiting Polridmouth Cove, the setting for the shipwreck scene in Rebecca. The reward for the climb up to Gribbin Head is stunning views from the coast path over St Austell Bay.
A shorter walk to explore the nooks and crannies of this ancient settlement and gateway to Fowey; the first home of the du Maurier family and where Daphne’s writing career began.
Come along to the Fowey Hotel for an informal reading group discussion of du Maurier’s 1957 novel The Scapegoat, with Dr Laura Varnam from University College, Oxford.
Meet our panel of gardening experts and come armed with all your gardening questions. Rob Crowle, has been with the nursery for 25 years. His horticultural knowledge is broad and impressive, with trees, shrubs, houseplants, pests and diseases being areas of particular expertise.
Ladybird Books for Grown-Ups are the hysterical and nostalgic pocket-sized guides to life, which have become a publishing phenomenon since first hitting the shelves in October 2015, selling in excess of 3.5 million copies.
Daphne du Maurier’s early writing was heavily influenced by the seas around her in Cornwall. She used local history, her personal knowledge of sailing in local waters and skilfully wove them into fiction.
Join us for a wonderful evening with the highly acclaimed, Jonathan Delbridge. He is well known for his exciting and varied concert programmes on both the piano and organ.