What To Do In Falmouth



Sea Kayaking Cornwall – Based only 10 minutes away from our doors – a brilliant way to explore Cornwall’s coastline –  and to learn or develop new skills.

Gylly Adventures and  WeSup Paddle Boarding both only two minutes from our door – taste what fun the sea has in store for you – up to 15% discounts for our guests.

Falmouth Sailing School Only ten minutes walk into town to Falmouth harbour where this friendly and long-established Sailing and Powerboat Training and Chartering School operates. Offering a wide range of RYA sailing and powerboat courses as well as boat hire and skippered chartering.

Mylor Sailing School A small but long established, owner-run independent Sailing and Powerboating school. An RYA recognised centre with an AALA license ensuring standards of safety, equipment and quality of tuition. Giving a friendly personal service to children and adults that can be tailored to your requirements.

Explore the beautiful Fal Estuary and surroundings using the Fal River Links network of ferries, buses and trains that criss cross the river

Maritime Museum

Princess Pavillion

Cornish Cruising

Seaways Dive Centre Cornwall





Tate Gallery St Ives

Falmouth Art Gallery

Minack Theatre

Knee high Theatre

Miracle Theatre

Hall for Cornwall

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Eating Out

Gylly Beach Cafe


The Wheelhouse – a fantastic fresh seafood restaurant. Simple and delicious. Booking essential 01326 318050




Eden Project



Lost gardens of Heligan

Glendurgan Gardens


For more ideas at Visit Cornwall

Regular Events


Mondays and Tuesdays– Our ‘Poly’ cinema has an eclectic mix of fringe screenings lined up for Monday and Tuesday nights website

Sunday Nights- Live Music at Gylly Cafe – on the beach – only 2 minutes away!  website

The Princess Pavilions and Gyllyngdune Gardens are looking gorgeous and we can hear the lovely Summer Jazz sessions from out front garden!  Check out their listings for a wide variety of Music and Theatre and Workshops – from old faithful – but excellent – cover bands to brand new and inspiring new artists.  website

The National Maritime Museum has many amazing exhibitions on all year. Titanic right now and Pirates and Treasure Island at Half Term  website



14th – 15th Falmouth Spring Festival – from Pant the Town Yellow and Street cleans; to Rock Pooling; Talks; Guided Walks and Fitness Challenges – more info

30th March – Falmouth Moonlight Memory Walk – Special 10th Anniversary in aid of Children’s Hospice South West – more info



7th – 10k Run– held on the beautiful Enys Estate more info



3rd – 6th Falmouth Street Food and Craft Ales Festival – showcasing our local entrepreneurs – Yuuummmmmmm!!  more info

4th – 12th Enys Gardens Bluebell Festival and Art of Nature Exhibition more info

12th – Falmouth’s Race for Life more info

24th – 2nd June – Fal River Festival – A ten day celebration on and around our wonderful river – music arts walking swimming and all manner of water based frivolities more info 

29th – 30th – Knights Tournament at Pendennis Castle – immerse yourself in Medieval Times – jousting an, all! more info 

31st – June 2nd – Stomp n Twang Americana Festival – a first and it’s only 20 metres from our door!  more info



14th – 16thour fabulous Sea Shanty Festival – the town comes alive with shanty men and women – an absolute must –  more info

Coupled with Falmouth Classics – and wonderful show of beautiful classic sailing boats racing in our waters – more info