Set around Europe's deepest natural harbour, with a rich maritime history and just off the South West Coast Path, Falmouth is a great pick for a holiday in Cornwall. The views across Falmouth are simply spectacular, with the imposing Pendennis Castle eagerly guarding the gateway inland to the River Fal.
Falmouth offers fun for all kinds of groups, and its array of water sports are particularly enticing for a family holiday. Whether you're looking for a luxury stay with a hot tub or a ground floor room with sea views, you'll be sure to find something special with our array of holiday homes in the heart of Falmouth. And with cottages to suit every budget, your Cornish holiday could be just around the corner.
When you've had your fill of Falmouth's lively town centre, there is a wealth of beauty in its Cornish surroundings. If you get bored of the golden sands typical of Cornwall, try visiting the tranquil Helford River where kayaking and exotic gardens await. Alternatively, scenic St Mawes lies just a short ferry hop away on the Roseland Peninsula - an idyllic day trip from the town.
Best locations for a cottage in and around Falmouth
Choose a location in and around Falmouth. The Cornwall coastline is full of characterful towns with pretty harbours.
Best things to do in Falmouth
The town of Falmouth offers a wide selection of water activities and sandy beaches, but don't miss the many attractions that lie further afield.
- Falmouth Harbour
- Pendennis Castle
- Glendurgan Garden
- National Maritime Museum
- The Cornish Seal Sanctuary