Top 10 Things To Do in Falmouth

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.

Water Sports

Water Sports

Praa Sands, between Helston and Penzance, and Kennack Sands on the Lizard peninsula both offer some good beach breakers for surfers, while the challenging conditions at Porthleven, near Penzance, put it on every experienced surfer’s must-see list.

The Falmouth area has great conditions for water sports, including sailings, kayaking and surfing. Big Blue Watersports on the Lizard offer lessons in windsurfing and kayaking for all age groups and abilities.

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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.

Adventure Sports

Adventure Sports

With stunning views over the estuary, BF Adventure occupies a 60 acre site that hosts a massive range of adventure sports, including zip wire, rock climbing, abseiling, kayaking, archery and coasteering.

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Ships & Castles Leisure Centre in Falmouth

Ships & Castles Leisure Centre in Falmouth

Housed in a spectacular glass-roofed building on Pendennis Headland, there is a fully equipped fitness suite and fitness studio, and a spectacular leisure pool, which boasts a wave machine and 70 meter flume, with a shallow beach area for younger children.

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Falmouth Motorboat Charters

Falmouth Motorboat Charters

Enjoy a skippered half day or day charter of the luxury cruiser Windana with Falmouth Motorboat Charters. You can cruise along the coast or even out to the Isles of Scilly!


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Flambards

Flambards

Flambards is Cornwall’s leading theme park. In Helston, Flambards offers rides, activities, entertainment, an indoor play area, an undercover museum and more.

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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.

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