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Learn of the myths and legends of St Michael's Mount

Various dates during the school holidays

From Jack the Giant Killer to the Mythical Boatman - hear the tales of our tidal island

Have you heard the story of Cormoran the giant, who once lived in the castle on St Michael's Mount? Or perhaps the tale of the all-knowing mythical boatman? Hear the myths and legends of the island as our narrators bring them to life!

Celebrating our legendary Cornish giant, Cormoran our team of narrators bring to life the story of the giant and his fearless foe, Jack the Giant Killer.  Cornish folklore tells of a mythical giant who once lived on the Mount, a fearless creature who would wade ashore and steal cows and sheep from the villagers to feed his gargantuan appetite. 

There will also be nautical tales of a mythical Mount boatman who has been on the island since the dawn of time and tells of everything that he has seen and heard over thousands of years; from the “Grey Rock in the Woods” to the vision of St Michael; from the first sighting of the Spanish Armada to the footprint left by Queen Victoria on the harbour cobbles.

Storytelling will take place on either the Dairy Lawn or by the cannons at the castle summit, and occasionally our band of storytellers may pop up in the harbour and village area and tell a story - keep an eye out!

WHEN: 11am - 3pm, Sunday - Friday*

Summer Holidays             12 July – 28 Aug

October Half Term           25 – 30 Oct

*Please note that St Michael's Mount is CLOSED on Saturdays