Falmouth Spring Festival

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

Two of Falmouth’s beautiful sandy beaches are within very easy walking distance of The Royal Duchy Hotel. Gyllyngvase Beach is a fantastic beach with stunning views and a wide arc of clean, golden sand. Castle Beach is ideal for rockpooling and has sweeping views across Falmouth Bay and towards Pendennis Castle.

Visit https://www.falmouth.co.uk/see-and-do/beaches/ for more information.

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. 

Visit http://nmmc.co.uk/ for more information.

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.