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Wednesday, 15 August, 2001, 10:17 GMT 11:17 UK
Seaside stories: Fowey in pictures
Fishing boats
The town was once home to the Fowey Gallants, the seamen who raided France in the Hundred Years' War

Fowey, with
Today Fowey plays host to yachts and cruise liners

Fishing
In the harbour, only the seaweed is biting...

Cornish pasties
...but at least Cornish pasties are easy to find

Family with ice creams
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream

Dropped chips outside posh fish shop
A glass of bubbly with your dropped chips, sir?

Gift shop
Shopping in Fowey: Catering for all tastes?

Fowey
Cruise liners and container ships keep the tugs busy

Fowey Hall
Fowey Hall, the inspiration for Toad Hall in Kenneth Grahame's Wind in the Willows

Eden
All the world's a garden at the nearby Eden Project

Children in tropical biome
Who needs the seaside when there's a tropical hothouse?

Bee sculpture outside biome
The honeycomb-shaped biomes are the bee's knees

Inside one of the biomes
The botanical attraction rakes in the crowds

Eden
But after a long day, it's back to base at Fowey...

Song of the Flower
...where a cruise liner is a tourist attraction in itself


1. The South

2. The North

3. The West

4. The East

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