Falmouth Holidays

Coach Holidays & Trips to Falmouth

Most of our wonderful holidays to Cornwall include coach excursions to the scenic town of Falmouth, which is its most southerly resort and is known for the deep natural harbour on the Fal Estuary, which is the third largest of its kind, in the world. Having thrived as a port for over 400 years, Falmouth is home to much of Cornwall’s maritime heritage. A visit to the National Maritime Museum Cornwall is an absolute must and other attractions include the magnificent Pendennis Castle, St. Anthony’s Lighthouse and the sub-tropical, Penjerrick Garden.

With its stunning beaches including Gyllyngvase and Swanpool, charming shops, art galleries and gardens, holidays to Falmouth definitely has something to offer everyone.

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Attractions and Interests around Falmouth

Visit south coast resort of Falmouth by coach and discover Cornwall's maritime heritage. Falmouth has thrived as a port for over 400 years, and today Falmouth is a lively town home to many attractions and sights, such as the National Maritime Museum Cornwall, beautiful gardens and magnificent Pendennis Castle. Stunning family friendly beaches can be found most just a short walk from the town centre, including the Blue Flag beach of Gyllyngvase. With Falmouth's charming mix of shops, art galleries, beaches and gardens, culture and heritage, Falmouth has something to offer everybody.

Falmouth first received its Royal charter in 1661, following the end of the Civil War and the reinstatement of the Monarchy. Thereafter the Town developed hugely, partly due to is ideal location to the open sea and the trading routes from the UK & Northern Europe to the rest of the World. Falmouth transformed into an international trading port and now is a much-loved destination to holidaymakers across the globe.

Pendennis Castle

National Maritime Museum
Learn about this fascinating place by visiting the national maritime museum, overlooking Falmouth harbour and the bustling shipping area the museum is ideally situated and is a journey of excitement and learning with three floors and twelve impressive galleries, the national maritime museum is one of Falmouth's best loved attractions.

Pendennis Castle
Winner of the silver award for small visitor attraction Pendennis Castle is well worth a visit. Following major developments at the castle, the full history of this magnificent fortress has been revealed. Now known to be one of Henry VIII's coastal strongholds to its last military role as a secret Second World War base Pendennis castle offers a unique view into the history of itself and Falmouth.

Gyllyngvase Beach
Falmouth's main beach and located just a short walk from the town centre is popular with families and those wishing to relax. It holds a Blue Flag award, sand chair hire is available from the beach café for disabled beach access into the water and in the summer a lifeguard service operates to ensure fun for all visitors.

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