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From Falmouth to London,

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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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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 ...


Cornwallis Remembered 5th-7th July 2019

Photo credit: Paul French/Southpoint filmsHampshire village Milford-on-Sea is host, this coming weekend, to a series of celebration events remembering the life of Admiral William Cornwallis (1744-1819). The 1805 Cl...


The Victory Grand Tour Cape to Cape 2019

Residents along The Trafalgar Way are in for a treat on May 18th this year! Prepare for the spectacle of more than 40 classic cars competing in a grand odyssey of a rally which will have begun at Cape Trafalgar in ...

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Book review: TRAFALGAR by Benito Pérez Galdós

"Dentro de poco los hombres de unas y otras islas se han de convencer de que hacer un gran disparate armando tan terribles guerras, y llegará un día en que se abrazarán, conviniendo todos en no formas más que u...

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Art & Photography in the time of Coronavirus

It's been a tough few months for all of us in a locked down world. Even tougher for those of us involved in keyworking roles or who have lost friends and loved ones to covid-19. Our team would like to extend our th...


Announcing the Peter Warwick Memorial Trophy

Calling photographers and artists within the RN and RM: Announcing The Peter Warwick Memorial Trophy   A special £1000 prize and trophy awaits one lucky winner of The Trafalgar Way's Art & Photography Com...