In 1688, Falmouth was made a Royal Mail packet station and the town began. Until this point there was just one dwelling in the area with the main settlement being the nearby town of Penryn.
Whether here on business or pleasure take time to sample some of what Falmouth and the nearby area has to offer, there is something to interest everyone
Tudor Court with it's central location and on site parking makes it an ideal base during your stay.
Henry V111 built Pendennis Castle to defend the Carrick Roads in 1540 which, together with St Mawes Castle on the east side meant the entry to the estuary was well defended.Pendennis Castle
To truly experience the beautiful coastline around Falmouth, why not embark on a boat trip. You can find the trips available from The prince of Wales pier, Falmouth
The National Maritime Museum, Falmouth, Cornwall was formerly opened by the Duke of York, HRH Prince Andrew on 14th March 2003.National maritime museum Cornwall
Falmouth now has it's own University, there are two campuses located at Wood Lane and Tremough. The university offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.Falmouth university
The Princess Pavilion is a year round entertainment venue for both music and theatrePrincess Pavilion
Whether you are a serious angler, a seasonal enthusiast or just fancy giving it a go, Falmouth is perhaps one of the best coastal areas for Fishing in the UK.
The St Anthony Lighthouse was commissioned by Trinity House in 1835 to warn ships of the presnce of the offshore Manacles Rocks.St Anthony head
You can leave your car at the park and ride on the edge of town and travel by river taxi to the town, why not take in the whole experience while visiting Falmouth.Falmouth park and float
The area close to Falmouth town is full of wonders to explore both day and night
The Helford River is a large estuary that sits snugly between the western edge of Falmouth bay and the eastern side of The lizard.
Falmouth has a host of Watersports companies offering a wide range of watersports. Elemental UK is one of them and located at Swanpool beach and is a Cornish adventure centre offering watersports for the novice to the expert.
The beaches are less than five minutes walk, with gyllyngvase beach being the nearest. You can then travel by road or take a strole along the cliff path to Swanpool beach then onto Meanporth