Popular Lettings in Falmouth
Highlights in Falmouth
- Beautiful beaches
- Historical castles
- Maritime museum
- Sea sports
Most popular in Falmouth
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Falmouth
Falmouth is a seaside town in Cornwall, famous for its beautiful harbour and fantastic sea sports. Holiday rentals near the marina offer direct access to excellent shopping, restaurants and the town’s night-time hot spots. Quieter areas for your Falmouth holiday are located to the south of town, which also has the benefit of being close to the spectacular Gyllyngvase Beach, one of Cornwall’s most beautiful. Be assured, no matter where you choose to holiday in Falmouth, you’ll be surrounded by natural splendour.Seaside holiday rentals in Falmouth
Holiday rentals in Falmouth are built in the traditional Cornish style, often white or pastel coloured and looking out over the delightful Cornwall countryside. There are sea views aplenty here, and you can kick back and enjoy watching the yachts sail in and out of the marina from your garden or terrace. Falmouth: a great British holiday destination! Book now and look forward to a wonderful trip away.
Holidays in Falmouth
The area and getting around
Are you seeking fun, adventure and excitement? Falmouth has it all with a plethora of exciting sea sports. Or, are you just looking for a peaceful, quiet holiday? Then look no further because Falmouth offers both high-adrenaline entertainment and calm, serene and truly beautiful gardens, castles and coastal walks. And oh, those coastal walks! With areas of outstanding natural beauty, you’ll enjoy nature at its very best, with lush, green countryside merging into clear, blue sea and soaring cliffsHistory brought to life
Pendennis Castle sits on a headland just at the edge of the town of Falmouth, and is just bursting with history! Our very own Tudor King, Henry VIII, built the castle and it was a vital element of his coastal protections. What remains is in extraordinarily good condition, and, now run by English Heritage, it is open to the public who can enjoy battle reenactments and characters in historical costume, as well as the firing of its ancient guns.
Travellers and activities
The most obvious draw for families visiting Falmouth is the wonderful beaches. Sandy, clean and protected in the bay, Falmouth is a haven for beach lovers with children. Explore the exciting rock pools and maybe catch a crab or two! Watch out for those pincers! For those with older children try surfing, waterskiing or snorkelling along the rocks, home to many sea animals. There’s plenty of indoor fun to be had too, such as the Star Gazer’s pottery painting café on the old High Street which offers kids the chance to paint a plate, mug or ornament in their own unique style, and to take it home as a souvenir of their memorable holiday in Falmouth.Falmouth for garden enthusiasts
Falmouth has a number of exceptional formal gardens with different styles and attractions. Glendurgan Gardens feature a fun and complicated maze as well as giant rhubarb plants! The Queen Mary Gardens, which can be found just behind the beach at Falmouth, are well known for their magnificently colourful displays, with many flower beds planted by local children! Trebah Gardens feature sub-tropical displays surrounding beautiful lakes. Explore the paths and enjoy the beauty!
Falmouth Harbour is famous for being the deepest in Europe, and the third deepest in the world!
Top 5 travel tips in Falmouth
With a superb exhibition of sea vessels, from Inuit kayaks to steam boats, underwater windows on the sea and play zones for small children this makes for a fascinating day out for lovers of all things oceanic.2. Take a ferry trip to St Mawes
From Falmouth you can enjoy a fun-filled 20-minute ferry trip past world-class scenery to St Mawes, on the nearby Roseland Peninsula. The iconic wooden ferries are a must-see for all visitors to Falmouth.3. See the light at St Anthony’s Lighthouse
Shining bright on the eastern side of Falmouth Harbour, the impressive St Anthony’s Lighthouse can be reached by following the beautiful Falmouth coastal path, an exceptionally beautiful walk.4. Enjoy the art at Beside the Wave’s gallery
This exceptional art gallery in Falmouth boasts an outstanding collection of paintings, drawings, ceramics and etchings from local Cornish artists. Frequent exhibition rotations keep this gallery fresh and exciting.5. A haven for horse and donkey lovers
Just ten minutes’ drive from Falmouth, The Flicka Foundation, named after the famous novels, supports over 100 rescued horses, donkeys and other animals. Your visit helps to support the care of the animals, as well as being a fun and interesting trip. Don’t miss the tea room – the cakes are delicious!