Welcome to Falmouth
Falmouth is one of the foremost holiday destinations in the UK providing the visitor with everything from beautiful Blue Flag beaches to the historic Falmouth Harbour. Falmouth is surrounded by areas of outstanding natural beauty including Helford, the River Fal and the lovely, tranquil Roseland Peninsula. This makes Falmouth the ideal base for your holiday in Cornwall, whatever your interests.
Falmouth's natural harbour is the third largest in the world and provides a picturesque background to the resort, a focal point for many water sports activities and the perfect location for the National Maritime Museum, Cornwall. Falmouth has a long maritime tradition dating back to the days of the tea clippers and there are regular marine events staged throughout the season ranging from gig and yacht racing to food and drink festivals. Events include Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week, Falmouth Oyster Festival and Falmouth Spring Festival.
A Vibrant Town Centre
Falmouth has a wide range of shops, cafes, waterside pubs and restaurants as well as a bustling and vibrant town centre. You will find a charming mix of shops ranging from well known high street names to individual specialist retailers in Falmouth's busy main street. There is also a wide and ever expanding range of small galleries featuring many talented local artists.
Parks and Gardens
Falmouth has a mild, sub-tropical climate and as a consequence, there are a number of lovely and beautifully maintained parks and gardens in the town including Queen Mary Gardens and the Princess Pavilion with its listed bandstand and free entertainment on most summer evenings. Falmouth Sea Front is one of the focal points of the town with the lovely, Blue Flag, Gyllyngvase Beach together with Castle Beach and the Swanpool Beach Leisure Centre.