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Competition winners

See the winning entries to our Art & Photography competition, 'Postcards from the Trafalgar Way'.

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Plan your Pickle Night

Explore the origins of Pickle Night and find resources and ideas to help you plan your perfect party.

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A History of Hospitality

The Trafalgar Way Story is intertwined with the history of British hospitality. Read about our partner scheme for hospitality providers along the route.


Talks and Presentations

Find out about our free talks retelling The Trafalgar Way story for clubs, events and groups. Online or in person.

From Falmouth to London,

join in and be part of this epic story...


for Historians...

Do you love stories from the time of Nelson's Navy and Napoleon? Are you a local historian with information to share about your town in Georgian times? Or would you simply like to learn more about the Battle of Trafalgar and how the news of victory reached London in November 1805? Click below to discover more and find out how you can become involved.

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for Adventurers...

Are you looking for new places to explore or an exciting challenge? Perhaps just a fun game or past-time to do while you spend time with children or grandchildren? Follow our link to learn about the ways we've come up with for you, your family, friends and colleagues to get more from The Trafalgar Way.

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for Educators...

Interested in fresh materials and topics to support the curriculum in new ways? Click below to find free downloadable worksheets and fantastic interactive workshops guaranteed to get young people thinking, to inspire creativity and to spark their interest in the history of their own neighbourhood and maritime Britain.

It all began in 1805 with one man and his urgent message.

271 miles, 38 hours, 21 changes of horses and over 200 years later, the story continues ...

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Pickle Night Primer: Toasts and Etiquette

Organising a Pickle Night? Need help with understanding some Naval etiquette and Pickle Night jargon? Although formats vary, there are some established must-have elements of a Pickle Night. We've sifted through som...


A New Perspective on Victory

The National Museum of the Royal Navy is opening the doors once more post lockdown, at the end of the month, and we're looking forward to a new perspective on history.   Most famous for being the flagship of H...

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Exeter: The Trafalgar Day Service

The First Service In the late sixties and early seventies, a member of the Exeter Flotilla, Lieutenant Commander Adrian Martin MBE RD RNR wondered why Exeter, the capital of the seafaring County of Devon, did not ...

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Art & Photography Competition Winners!

What a year!    The Art & Photography competition, 'Posctards from The Trafalgar Way' was launched in February 2020 with an original deadline of Sept 2020. No sooner had we started to promote it than ...

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Halfway Home!

We're Halfway Home in our national Art & Photography competition to promote awareness of The Trafalgar Way!   Although we had made the decision to postpone the competition deadline to next year, we also wa...