The Area


Falmouth is set in the Carrick Roads, and forms the third deepest natural harbour in the world. It is also famous for being the start or finish point of various round-the-world record- breaking voyages, such as those of Sir Francis Chichester and Dame Ellen MacArthur. Falmouth is Cornwall’s leading south coast resort and home to Cornwall’s maritime heritage.

A flourishing port for over 400 years, today Falmouth is a bustling town with many attractions including the National Maritime Museum Cornwall and Henry VIII’s Pendennis Castle. Visit Falmouth’s charming mix of shops, from specialist outlets to well-known high street names and art galleries. Falmouth is well known for it’s culinary delights and has a vast array of restaurants, cafés and pubs. From elegant fine dining to relaxed beach cafés and riverside pubs – Falmouth has it all.