27th March 2017

Falmouth Spring Festival

As profiled on the BBC’s Great British Garden Revival programme, this wonderful early season festival brings together the Falmouth community like no other. The festival brings an explosion of colour, life and activity to the town.

SOME FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES TO INCLUDE:

Paint The Town Yellow Day
The town becomes ablaze with yellow in preparation for the Festival as local schoolchildren brighten up nearly 100 shop windows with thousands of daffodils and decorations.

Falmouth Spring Clean Days
Beach cleaning, painting, gardening – you name it we’ll be doing it. We’ll be revamping a number of areas around the town so if you’d like to come along and get your hands dirty for a good cause then just shout! Venue: multi-sites across the town. Tel: 01326 313553.

Run Falmouth
Take part in Falmouth’s half- marathon in aid of Cornwall Hospice Care. Starting and finishing at the Falmouth Hotel, the scenic route take in Gyllyngvase, Swanpool and Maenporth beaches before heading inland to Mawnan Smith and back again.

Games & Fitness on The Moor
A lovely event for families. There will be a variety of games, studio classes and activities for free. Venue: The Moor

Folk & Cider Fayre
A great range of bands throughout the three days, all washed down with 50 scrumptious ciders from across the West Country. Events Square will also host a marquee full of food and craft stalls. Venue: Events Square

Stay with us from only £76.50 per person in a Standard Inland room.

Explore Falmouth’s lovely beaches

Explore Falmouth’s lovely beaches

Falmouth is home to four spectacular beaches, all within walking distance of The Royal Duchy Hotel! Gyllyngvase Beach one of the most popular beaches in Cornwall with Blue Flag status and RNLI Lifeguards across the summer months. Maenporth Beach, a stunning sandy cove with views across Falmouth Bay, jump on the coatal path to explore a little further. Swanpool Beach and Nature Reserve, a delightful swimming cove with adjoining Swanpool Lake Nature Reserve, excellent for watersports. Castle Beach, situated alongside Pendennis Point with views of Pendennis Castle, just a stone’s throw away from the hotel. At low tide each rock pool holds a hoard of wild treasure for you and your family to discover.

Explore Falmouth Beaches

National Maritime Museum, Falmouth

National Maritime Museum, Falmouth

An award-winning museum with 15 galleries spread over five floors. These excellent exhibits bring to life the maritime history of or island nation, right up to the present day. There are lots of hands-on activities to try. 

Learn more about Falmouth’s fascination maritime heritage with National Maritime Museum Cornwall.

Pendennis Castle

Pendennis Castle

A mighty fortress built by Henry VIII to defend Britain against invasion. The castle boasts an interactive exhibition and fantastic 360 degree views of the estuary. 

Visit http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/pendennis-castle/ for more information.

Glorious Gardens

Glorious Gardens

The area around Falmouth boasts some of the most beautiful gardens in the country, including the enchanting Trebah Gardens and the lovely Godolphin House and Garden near Helston. It is only a short journey to the world famous Eden Project, which is magnificent at any time of year.

Princess Pavilion

Princess Pavilion

The Princess Pavilion is a year-round live music venue and theatre complex offering a wide programme of excellent entertainment, including music, drama, comedy, arts and crafts.

Click here to find out more.