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Family Fun in Falmouth

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As the weather turns warmer, families across the UK are eagerly planning their family staycations, seeking destinations that offer a mixture of exciting activities and cultural experiences. 

Falmouth, renowned for its stunning beaches, rich maritime history, local attractions, and vibrant cultural scene, promises an unforgettable family getaway with endless opportunities for family-friendly adventures sure to delight children of all ages. When staying three nights or more, guests will save 10% on the hotel's best available rate, and that's not all, guests will also benefit from a complimentary dinner in our two AA rosette restaurant on their first night and a complimentary Cornish cream tea. 

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Peter Brend, Hotel Director, expressed "We're delighted to extend our warm hospitality to families this year. With our prime location and exceptional facilities, we aim to make every family's stay truly unforgettable."

Discover six family-friendly day trips to explore during your time in Falmouth by reading below. 


Rides a Flambards family attraction
Flambards Theme Park

Thrill-seekers will delight in a day at Flambards Theme Park, where adrenaline-pumping rides and attractions await. From roller coasters to gentle rides for younger children, there's something for everyone at this family-friendly amusement park. 

Sculpture at the Lost garden of heligan

Nature enthusiasts will find solace in the lush greenery of the Lost Gardens of Heligan which offers a captivating journey through time and nature. These historic gardens have been lovingly restored to their former glory, showcasing a mesmerizing array of flora and fauna. 

View of maritime museum
Falmouth Maritime Museum

Immerse yourself in Cornwall's maritime heritage at this award-winning National Maritime Museum. From interactive displays to hands-on workshops, children can embark on a voyage of discovery, learning about seafaring adventures and underwater worlds. 

Lemar in Zoo enclosure

Just a short distance from the famous town centre and beaches of Newquay is their wonderful Newquay Zoo. Animals include Lions and other big cats, Lemurs and Meerkats, lots of Monkeys, Red Pandas, Penguins and Zebra. A packed day of talks and feedings means there's always something to see. Take the family to "run wild, explore and release your inner animal".

Pendennis castle
Pendennis Castle

Transport your family back in time with a visit to this historic fortress. Explore its ramparts, discover hidden tunnels, and enjoy breathtaking views of the coastline. With interactive exhibits and engaging demonstrations, English Heritage Pendennis Castle offers a captivating glimpse into Cornwall's past. 

Aerial view of boat on a wildlife cruise in Cornwall
AK Wildlife Cruises

Explore the seas by a multi-award winning eco-tourism cruise in search of some fantastic marine wildlife in Falmouth Bay. AK Wildlife Cruises offers a range of cruises from 3-hour to 7-hour excursions that include whale and dolphin watching and snorkelling adventures. 

A Family Fun Adventure Awaits

Nestled on Cornwall's south coast, overlooking Falmouth Bay, the Royal Duchy Hotel offers luxurious accommodation with stunning sea views.
Families can unwind in spacious rooms equipped with modern amenities, ensuring a comfortable family stay. 

Don't miss out on the best adventurous family holiday to beautiful Cornwall by booking a stay at the Royal Duchy Hotel in Falmouth. 


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