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Falmouth, Cornwall


In 1688, Falmouth was made a Royal Mail packet station and the town began. Until this point there was just one dwelling in the area with the main settlement being the nearby town of Penryn.

Whether here on business or pleasure take time to sample some of what Falmouth and the nearby area has to offer, there is something to interest everyone

Tudor Court with it's central location and on site parking makes it an ideal base during your stay.

Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Cornwall

Henry V111 built Pendennis Castle to defend the Carrick Roads in 1540 which, together with St Mawes Castle on the east side meant the entry to the estuary was well defended.

Pendennis Castle
Enterprise pleasure boat on the river Fal

To truly experience the beautiful coastline around Falmouth, why not embark on a boat trip. You can find the trips available from The prince of Wales pier, Falmouth

The National Maritime Museum Cornwall

The National Maritime Museum, Falmouth, Cornwall was formerly opened by the Duke of York, HRH Prince Andrew on 14th March 2003.

National maritime museum Cornwall
Falmouth University Tremough and Woodlane campus

Falmouth now has it's own University, there are two campuses located at Wood Lane and Tremough. The university offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Falmouth university
Princess Pavilion Falmouth Cornwall

The Princess Pavilion is a year round entertainment venue for both music and theatre

Princess Pavilion
River fal Cornwall

Whether you are a serious angler, a seasonal enthusiast or just fancy giving it a go, Falmouth is perhaps one of the best coastal areas for Fishing in the UK.

St Anthony's Head Lighthouse

The St Anthony Lighthouse was commissioned by Trinity House in 1835 to warn ships of the presnce of the offshore Manacles Rocks.

St Anthony head
St Mawes, Cornwall

You can leave your car at the park and ride on the edge of town and travel by river taxi to the town, why not take in the whole experience while visiting Falmouth.

Falmouth park and float
Sunset on Falmouth bay

The area close to Falmouth town is full of wonders to explore both day and night

Tolverne, River Fal, Cornwall

The Helford River is a large estuary that sits snugly between the western edge of Falmouth bay and the eastern side of The lizard.

Windsurfer on Devron Creek

Falmouth has a host of Watersports companies offering a wide range of watersports. Elemental UK is one of them and located at Swanpool beach and is a Cornish adventure centre offering watersports for the novice to the expert.

Falmouth beaches

The beaches are less than five minutes walk, with gyllyngvase beach being the nearest. You can then travel by road or take a strole along the cliff path to Swanpool beach then onto Meanporth