Along side it’s 4 beautiful beaches, Falmouth is known for throwing a good party too, with the yearly calendar packed full of amazing events.
The stand out events not to be missed are the Falmouth Oyster Festival, International Sea Shanty Festival and Falmouth Week. You can find more info about these in our “highlights” section.
A popular, blue flag status beach located right in the heart of the bustling marine town of Falmouth.More Details
A small, shingly beach with an abundance of rock pools to explore at low tide.More Details
A charming cove, on the outskirts of Falmouth, which backs onto Swanpool Lake nature reserve.More Details
A relaxed atmosphere, shallow waters and plenty of rock pools make Maenporth perfect for families.More Details
Nestled on Falmouth harbour, the Greenbank Hotel blends the best of coastal living with the finest in contemporary comfort - enjoy life on the water's edge.View the best prices
4* hotel & spa in Falmouth with stunning sea views and sub tropical gardens.View the best prices
Steeped in history and with striking Victorian architecture, The Falmouth is Falmouth’s first ever hotel, situated in 5 acres of beautiful gardens and overlooking Castle beach.View the best prices
Two miles from the coastal town of Falmouth, The Meudon is a four star country house hotel nestled in 8 and half acres of gardens, sweeping down to its own private beach, Bream Cove.View the best prices
4 star country hotel in Cornwall with spa, golf, gardens, self catering cottages and holiday homes on the banks of the tranquil Helford River.View the best prices
Explore one of Henry VIII’s finest coastal fortresses, Pendennis Castle, which has defended Cornwall against foreign invasion since Tudor times. (more info)
Dipping its toe in Falmouth’s harbour, the multi-award winning National Maritime Museum Cornwall celebrates the sea, boats and Cornwall.
The St Mawes Ferry connects the old world fishing harbour of St Mawes with the bustling port of Falmouth. (more info)
Coasteering, Kayaking, Climbing and Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) based on Gyllyngvase beach. (more info)
One of the biggest maritime music festivals in Europe, featuring hundreds of hours of free sea shanty musical performances. (more info)
The Falmouth Oyster Festival is a 4 day event celebrating the start of the oyster dredging season, and diversity of Cornish seafood with Cooking demos, live music, food and craft stalls to enjoy. (more info)
Falmouth Week is the largest sailing regatta in the South West with around 200 yachts racing over eight days along with a lively programme of shoreside events. (more info)
Leave the M5 motorway just after Exeter at Junction 31, joining the A30to Truro. From there follow road signs to Falmouth ( approx. 20min )
From Truro station, catch the Maritime line to Falmouth which takes you right into the town. Journey time is approximately 20minutes and the service run twice an hour.
Newquay Airport is approximately 50 minutes drive from Falmouth with Flybe operating flights. Public transport and car hire is available from Newquay Airport.
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