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Falmouth & the Estuary

Falmouth has a proud naval heritage. A bustling town with plenty of museums, galleries and restaurants.

Falmouth is a wonderful seaside town on the south coast of Cornwall with lots to offer. Nicknamed by some as “Falifornia” because of its stunning views and beaches when the sun is shining. Gyllyngvase beach is one of it’s most popular, with coastal walks along to Swanpool and Maenporth beaches available from there.

Closer to the heart of the town is the vibrant Events Square which has a whole host of must-try restaurants along with festivals and events running throughout the year.

Falmouth is home to the world’s third largest natural deep water harbour and its importance can be seen by the mirriad of boats ranging from cruise ships to leisure boats and all in between.

The multi award winning National Maritime Museum Cornwall found on the waterfront,houses a huge collection of boats, retells stories of intrepid explorers and provides an observation window where you can see what’s happening underwater in the harbour.

There is Pendennis castle,one of the finest fortresses built by Henry VIII., the Falmouth Art Gallery and beautiful sub tropical gardens.

Falmouth is a foodie paradise, with everything  from the delicious delis, food festivals, waterside restaurants, traditional pubs and the famous Rick Stein’s Fish and Chips.

All is and just 40 minutes, 22 miles, by car, from Riviere Towans.

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