Walk - Falmouth Docks from Swanpool
5.0 miles (8.0 km)
Swanpool Beach car park - TR11 4EJ Swanpool Beach car park
Moderate - A mostly level walk on pavements and good paths, with one steep hill to climb.
A tour of some of the historical features of the British Empire's second most important port, with its coastal artillery defences, the docks built after more than 16 thousand vessels visited in a nine-year period, and the Custom House Quay where the famous packet ships carried the post. A short walk with many fascinating features, including a beach with interesting rockpools, this will appeal to children of all ages.