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Be inspired for your next hotel break in Falmouth, Cornwall. Use our blogs as a guide to find out more about the must-sees, hidden treasures and local news.

Decorative footbridge at Trebah gardens
Blooming Great Gardens
Published on 3 April 2024
Cornwall’s gardens are a delight whatever the season, but in spring they are truly a sight to behold. Breathe in the sweet scents and enjoy the shades of colour in some of the world’s best known and beautiful gardens.
Family Fun in Falmouth
Published on 12 March 2024
As the weather turns warmer, families across the UK are eagerly planning their staycations, seeking family friendly hotels in destinations that offer a mixture of exciting activities and cultural experiences. Discover eight family-friendly day trips to consider this summer.
Royal Duchy Hotel Couple Walking Along Beach with View of Pendennis
Beautiful Coastal Walks in Cornwall
Published on 1 February 2024
In just 296 miles of coastline, wander through mining heritage country, discover King Arthur’s Cornish hideaway and cool off in private and hidden coves. It’s time to put those walking boots to good use.
Night time picture of The Royal Duchy Hotel at Christmas
Christmas 2024
Published on 1 January 2024
Make Christmas 2024 extra special with a stay at the Royal Duchy Hotel.
Bedroom at The Royal Duchy Hotel
Why Book Early?
Published on 11 December 2023
Why wait when it comes to planning your dream escape to Cornwall
Artist Maggie Cochran in her studio
Art Experience Days with Maggie Cochran
Published on 17 October 2023
We are delighted to announce our new art experience days in collaboration with local artist Maggie Cochran
Pendennis Castle headland
Painting Day with Maggie Cochran
Published on 3 October 2023
We are delighted to be collaborating with local artist Maggie Cochran for a series of painting and art experience days at the Royal Duchy Hotel.
Decorative footbridge at Trebah gardens
10 Things to Do in October
Published on 20 September 2023
Looking to escape to Falmouth this October? Be inspired with our 10 things to do in the Autumn months.
Colourful bunting flying between shops on summers day in Falmouth High Street
It's Fabulous in Falmouth this August
Published on 3 August 2023
There is so much for everyone to enjoy this August in Falmouth. Make the Royal Duchy your base and make the most of our seafront location and easy access to the town centre.
Female Stand up paddleboarding at sea
Taking Care of the World Around Us
Published on 31 July 2023
Just like you, we love our cosy corner of the world that we call home and we are doing everything we can to ever improve it, not just for our benefit but also for future generations to come
Couple walking outside the National Maritime Museum in Cornwall
Things to do in Falmouth
Published on 24 May 2023
If you’re looking to visit us in Falmouth, Cornwall this season, consider adding these activities to your itinerary. We've produced a list of our top recommendations so that you can start planning your stay with us.
Woman in source spa indoor pool relaxing
Introducing the Brend Collection
Published on 23 May 2023
We’ve been working hard behind the scenes on a fresh new brand appearance for Brend Hotels. Alongside this, we’ve created a new group website that reflects everything that we aspire to become as we move forward into an exciting future.
Fresh oysters for sale at Oyster festival in Cornwall
Cornish Slang
Published on 19 May 2023
Trying to get through a conversation with a local in Cornwall can be a little confusing if you don’t know your ‘wassons’ from your ‘geddons.’ With so many quirky and phrases, it might be worth taking a look at our keywords and phrases so you can get to grips with Cornish slang before your next stay in Cornwall.
National Trust sign on wooden post with sea in background
South West Coast Path
Published on 19 May 2023
The South West Coast Path is a 630 mile long National Trail starting in Minehead, Somerset and finishing in Poole, Dorset.The Coast Path is just under a mile from The Royal Duchy Hotel. It is well known as one of the best walks in the world.
Royal duchy hotel chef John in kitchen serving food.
Meet the Chef
Published on 19 May 2023
Our Head Chef John Mijatovic and his team work hard to create a menu that excites our customers all year round. Awarded with two AA rosettes, his ethos is to make the best use of local ingredients and present beautifully cooked dishes for everyone to enjoy.

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