A town bursting with contemporary art galleries, maritime heritage, colourful eateries, and a creative buzz. Falmouth is like nowhere else in Cornwall- harnessing its own unique culture and spirit, it is adored by locals and tourists alike.
Surrounded by two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with the South West Coast Path running alongside them, Falmouth is home to five picture perfect beaches in and around its vibrant town centre: Castle Beach, Gyllyngvase, Swanpool, Maenporth and Nansidwell. Catch a sunrise over the pastel-tinted water, soak up the rays amongst tropical fauna and cool off with a dip in Falmouth’s famously calm seas- it’s truly an oasis for beachside living.
For those that want to get stuck in and give some watersports a try, Falmouth Surf School are at hand offering kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, surf lessons and beach yoga. If all the activity leaves you feeling a little peckish, head to Falmouth’s town centre where you’ll find a whirlwind of high end foodie hot spots.
There will never be a dull moment in Falmouth, with its array of must-see attractions including the National Maritime Museum, Pendennis Castle and sub-tropical Trebah Garden.
You won’t go hungry in Falmouth, with nearly 200 restaurants to choose from the town offers something for everyone.
From Rick Stein’s Fish Restaurant and the award-winning Oliver’s to the Flying Fish Restaurant, Harbour Lights, Amanzi and The Shack.
Yes. Falmouth offers fantastic walks on the coast path for those holidaying with dogs.
The beaches in Falmouth are dog friendly but impose a seasonal ban from Easter through to October. Do check with the council.
There are many car parks throughout the area offering easy access to the beaches and town centre.
Toilet facilities are available.