All that you need for a magical family holiday

Right by the sea, only a short stroll from sandy beaches and lively Falmouth harbour, we could not be better located for your family holiday. Falmouth is full of family attractions, children friendly events and exciting days out to suit all ages. 

Here at The Royal Duchy, we provide a luxurious home away from home, a place to relax and indulge. Adults can enjoy the finer things in life, whilst children let off steam. We know you'll all love our facilities.  

During school holidays we offer an exciting in-house entertainment programme, Baby Packs plus FREE soft drinks and ice creams during your stay. 

Your children will love:

  • Crayon and colouring book, in your room on arrival
  • Indoor swimming pool with children’s pool
  • Snooker room
  • Pirate’s ship outdoor play area
  • Exciting activity programme (during school holidays)
  • Family room with board games and toys, books and DVDs as well as a Nintendo Wii and family games
  • Baby packs are available to make your stay that little bit easier
  • Beach bucket & spades, fishing nets & crab buckets are available to use
  • Swimming pool floating aids and goggles are available to use
  • FREE soft drinks & ice creams during your stay

If Mum and Dad would like to enjoy some time alone, we can arrange babysitting or alternatively, there is a baby listening facility so you can keep an ear out for your children, while you enjoy the hotel facilities in peace after they have gone to bed.  

To discuss your family requirements, we do advise family rooms to be booked with our Reservations Team directly.

Please call the hotel on 01326 214001 or email reservations@royalduchy.com. Alternatively, contact us via the enquiry form below.

Things to do in Falmouth as a family

We are very lucky for these wonderful places to visit on our doorstep, leaflets and maps can be found in the hotel during your stay also. 

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.

Adventure Sports

Adventure Sports

With stunning views over the estuary, BF Adventure occupies a 60 acre site that hosts a massive range of adventure sports, including zip wire, rock climbing, abseiling, kayaking, archery and coasteering.

Click here to find out more.

Ships & Castles Leisure Centre in Falmouth

Ships & Castles Leisure Centre in Falmouth

Housed in a spectacular glass-roofed building on Pendennis Headland, there is a fully equipped fitness suite and fitness studio, and a spectacular leisure pool, which boasts a wave machine and 70 meter flume, with a shallow beach area for younger children.

Click here to find out more

Flambards

Flambards

Flambards is Cornwall’s leading theme park. In Helston, Flambards offers rides, activities, entertainment, an indoor play area, an undercover museum and more.

Click here to find out more.