Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival Break

Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival Break

Dinner, Room and  Breakfast from £140 per person

14th - 21st June 2019

Join us for the largest nautical music and song festivals in Europe, right here in Falmouth. The streets, pubs and shops come alive with music to celebrate maritime heritage.

62 sea shanty groups from all over the UK, Brittany, Holland and Ireland ascend on Falmouth for storytelling-song through live performances across 20 venues throughout the town

Falmouth will be flooded with music, singing and infused with a great community spirit. Enjoy Cornish ales, food stalls and the biggest Arts, Craft & Local Produce Marquee in Cornwall. Take part in the festivities and support Falmouth raise money for the RNLI

Included in your stay...

  • Tickets to National Maritime Museum Cornwall - situated in Falmouth, this world-famous museum host 15 galleries, over five floors: exploring the overwhelming influence of the sea on history and culture.
  • 3-course dinner within our 2AA Rosette Award Winning Pendennis Restaurant
  • Sleep well in our luxury rooms
  • Cornish Orchards Cider, delicious Cornish ciders produced at Duloe, presented in a gift box in your room
  • Cornish Pasty Luncheon, a traditional Cornish pasty served on a day of your choice during your stay
  • A hearty Cornish breakfast overlooking the bay
  • Retreat: Relax, unwind and escape with a wide variety of indulgent treatments* to suit your needs, using the finest organic Neal's Yard products
  • Tranquil leisure facilities; indoor heated swimming pool, hot ceramic beds and sauna

Did you know? The word Shanty derived from the French verb to sing “chanter”. With the rhythmic beat keeping the teamwork synchronized, singing shanties helped sailors go about their tasks on board like hauling ropes or raising the anchor. 

Enjoy fantastic events during your stay...

  • Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival | 14th – 16th June
  • Falmouth Classics Regatta | 14th – 16th June – two festivals in one, the synergy of Classic Boats and Sea Shanties produces an event which provides an ideal opportunity to bring the Town and the Sailing scene closer together.

Laze a little longer - book 3 nights or more with our Cornish Experience package and receive complimentary extras during your stay, just too good to miss!...

The Royal Duchy Hotel is just a stone's throw away from beaches and a buzzing maritime town full of history. Come on in and celebrate spring in luxury!

Book Now below or call our Reservations team on 01326 313042

*Terms and Conditions: Minimum 2-night stay applies. All prices are per person per night based on a Standard Inland Room, all other room category prices are available online. Retreat treatments to be booked in advance. 3-course dinner offer of £25pp to be booked prior to arrival, price when booking on arrival is £39pp.