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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.

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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Blooming Great Gardens
Published on 19 May 2023
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.
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.
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.
Royal Duchy Hotel Couple Walking Along Beach with View of Pendennis
Beautiful Coastal Walks in Cornwall
Published on 19 May 2023
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.
St Ives Cornwall
A to Z of Cornwall
Published on 19 May 2023
We’re so lucky in our beautiful area to be blessed with beautiful coastal scenery, idyllic villages, views to-die-for and much, much more… That's why we’ve decided to try and spell it all out in our very own alphabet!
cream tea in the terrace lounge
Cornish Cream Tea
Published on 11 October 2022
There's something about the indulgent combination of scones, jam and a dollop of clotted cream that begs the question - what is the history of the Cornish cream tea?

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