10 Reasons to Visit Falmouth!

10 Reasons to Visit Falmouth!

 A Family-Friendly Destination for Every Weather!

Whether the sun is shining or the rain is pouring, Falmouth is the perfect place for a fun-filled day out with the entire family! If you're a local or visiting Cornwall, we've got you covered with our top 10 reasons to fall in love with Falmouth.

1. Falmouth Book Sellers: Dive into a world of enchantment at one of Falmouth's most cherished bookshops. With a wide selection of classic and new books, children's reads, and beautiful artwork, you'll find something for everyone.

2. Beautiful Beaches: Prepare to be captivated by the stunning coastline of Falmouth. Nestled on the south coast of Cornwall, Falmouth boasts a range of picturesque sandy beaches. From Gyllyngvase to Maenporth, Swanpool to Castle beaches, you'll be spoiled for choice.

3. Gorgeous Gifting: Explore the exquisitely curated shops in Falmouth, featuring unique homewares and gifts. Pay a visit to The Painted Bird for stunning ceramics, textiles, and furnishings, or indulge in candles, local soaps, and homewares at Willow & Stone.


4. Sabzi Deli: Discover a hidden gem in Cornwall with Sabzi Deli. This exceptional salad bar offers breathtaking seaside views, delightful produce, and incredible food that will leave you wanting more.


5. Baker Tom's Bread: Don't miss our very own Falmouth bakery shop, Baker Tom's Bread. Treat yourself to freshly baked bread, delicious pastries, and convenient grab-and-go snacks. Plus, we offer a variety of local produce, including eggs, milk, and butter.


6. The View from the Harbour: Experience the charm of Falmouth Harbour. Alongside the renowned National Maritime Museum, you'll find a vibrant array of restaurants, shops, and a lively atmosphere. Enjoy breathtaking views of the boats, water taxis, sailing boats, and kayakers on a sunny spring day.


7. Gorgeous Gardens: Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Falmouth's gardens and parks. Take a stroll through Trebah Garden or Glendurgan Garden, where you'll discover sub-tropical plants, vibrant floral displays, and even private beaches for relaxation. Don't miss the smaller public gardens like Kimberley Park, Queen Mary Gardens, Fox Rosehill Gardens, and Potager Garden.

8. Pub Grub: Indulge in some of the finest pub grub in the southwest at Falmouth's charming pubs. With breathtaking sea views and delectable cuisine, you'll have endless options for a satisfying pub lunch. We recommend The Working Boat for its beautiful views and great atmosphere, or try The Boat House or The Penny Come Quick for amazing food. 

9. Explore Falmouth's Rich Historical Heritage: Falmouth’s line-up of famous names include Henry VIII, Florence Nightingale and Daphne Du Maurier to name a few and there's great historical battle history to be found in its past. You’ll find nautical tales and never-told secrets hidden all around our vibrant seaside town. Dive into Falmouth's rich history, which includes ancient docks, sea-faring tales, smuggling scandals, and impressive castles. Venture to Pendennis Castle, one of Henry VIII's coastal fortresses, proudly overlooking St Anthony's Lighthouse on the town's headland.


10. The Atmosphere and Vibe: Falmouth has been honoured as one of Britain’s Best Coastal Towns, thanks to our vibrant spirit, creativity, lively carnivals, warm hospitality, excellent dining, and overall sense of wholesomeness. Whether it's exploring the historic landmarks, enjoying the beautiful beaches, or immersing yourself in the bustling arts and culture scene, Falmouth offers an abundance of enriching experiences for visitors and locals alike. 

Visit Falmouth and create unforgettable memories with your family, rain or shine. There's something for everyone in this vibrant and captivating coastal town.

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