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Around Falmouth

Falmouth is one of the major holiday destinations in the UK providing the visitor with everthing from beautiful Blue Flag beaches to the history and spectacle of Falmouth Harbour. Falmouth has been a flourishing port for over 400 years and the historic natural harbour is the third largest in the world. Falmouth Docks is a hive of activity throughout the year and the large Cruise Ships provide a spectacular backdrop to the colourful yachts and marinas.

Falmouth is on the spectacular South West Coast Path and is surrounded by areas of outstanding natural beauty including Helford, the River Fal and the lovely, tranquil Roseland Peninsula. This makes Falmouth the ideal base for your holiday in Cornwall, whatever your interests.

Gyllyngvase Beach
Falmouth Sea Front

Blue Flag Beaches

Falmouth Sea Front is one of the focal points of the town with the lovely, Blue Flag, Gyllyngvase Beach together with Castle Beach and the Swanpool Beach Leisure Centre. Gyllyngvase Beach is the largest of the three and is full of activity throughout the season with regular events including raft races and surf lifesaving competitions. Gyllyngvase has full RNLI Life Saving cover, the water is clear and blue and the beach is less than a minute from the San Remo! The Swanpool Beach Leisure Centre includes a crazy golf course and watersports including kayak hire. Castle Beach is quiet and tranquil and is great for rock pooling and relaxation.

Historic Falmouth

Falmouth town centre provides a wide range of shops including many high street names. The town also has numerous small independent shops selling everything from the latest beach fashion clothing to locally baked bread and pasties. The town also has many waterfront pubs and cafes together with some truly excellent restaurants. The town is also now a centre of artistic and academic excellence with University College Falmouth. As a consequence, the town has an ever expanding range of galleries featuring talented local artists. Falmouth has everything for a lovely and memorable holiday at the Dolphins Apartment.

Spectacular Events
Parks and Gardens

Events and Attractions

Falmouth stages a number of spectacular events throughout the season ranging from the Spring Festival to the Oyster Festival in the autumn. Falmouth also stages major maritime events including the J Class Yachts Regatta and the Tall Ships. The maritime events are complemented by a wide range of shore based festivities.

Parks and Gardens

Falmouth also has several lovely and beautifully maintained gardens including Queen Mary Gardens and the Princess Pavilion with its listed bandstand and free entertainment on most summer evenings. There are also several gardens within a short drive including Trebah, Glendurgan and Trelissick.

Vouchers and Discounts

We have vouchers available for a range of local attractions and activities in and around Falmouth providing our guests with useful discounts on normal entry fees.

Dolphins Apartment - Around Falmouth

Blue Flag beaches - Parks and gardens - Spectacular events

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