Explore Falmouth

Waiting to be discovered

Try new things, explore new places, and take a peek at the best our town has to offer. What you see below is just the tip of the iceberg of things to do and see in Falmouth, so be sure to speak to our team before you start exploring.



Provedore is a gorgeous little neighbourhood café serving great coffee, hot chocolate and churros, with delicious tapas at the weekend.


Step into Espressini for a taste of award-winning coffee house culture in a super stylish setting.

Courtyard Deli

The Courtyard Deli is an oasis of geranium-fringed calm just off Falmouth’s main shopping street and next to Beerwolf Books.

Dolly's Tea Rooms

Combining tea rooms with a wine and gin house, Dolly's Tea Rooms is the perfect place to spend a leisurely afternoon, enjoy pre-dinner drinks, and relax among beautiful interiors.

The Wheel House

The Wheel House serves up seriously fresh seafood in an intimate and relaxed atmosphere. Be sure to book in advance as this is 'The Ivy' of Falmouth.

Gylly Beach Café

Enjoy a slice of Cornish beach life. Situated right on the sand, Gylly Beach Café is a great spot to eat, drink and take in the view.

Rick Stein’s

With a view of both the harbour and Events Square, Rick Stein’s is famous for its takeaway fish & chips. But don’t leave without trying the homemade tartare sauce - it’s delicious.


Delicate presentation, complex flavours and outstanding service. Wander up the Old High Street to Oliver’s and sample chef Ken Symons’ AA Rosette menu.

JH & M Choaks

With three generations of Cornish pasty makers behind them, JH & M Choaks may just bake the best pasties you’ll ever taste.

De Wynns

For tea in china cups, dawn-caught crab sandwiches and home-baked cakes, visit De Wynns. Recognisable for its bowed-glass shopfront.

Harbour Lights

Follow the brass fish carved into the pavement to Harbour Lights. Whether you want to sit in or take out, this is the perfect place to tuck into some award-winning fish and chips.

Willow & Stone

From antique-style doorknobs and garden accessories to hand-pulled silkscreen prints, Willow and Stone stock the very best in homewares.


This Cornish brand has made its name creating beautiful and practical clothing, with prints inspired by life on the water’s edge.

Bosuns Locker Chandlery

After 84 years serving the yachting community in Falmouth, Cornwall, we have finally branched out to everyone who is passionate about the outdoors. Lifesbetteroutdoors is all about premium products and perfect service

Ann’s Cottage

An emporium of the world’s top surf brands. Visit Ann’s Cottage Surf Shop for clothing, footwear, wetsuits and more.

Pheonix Cinema

With luxury screens and a great café for kids, The Pheonix shows all the latest films, as well as live streaming performances from The National Theatre.

The Poly

Falmouth’s independent arts centre is a community hub showcasing independent film screenings, theatre, comedy and exhibitions.


Head down to Swanpool beach and try your hand at a whole host of sea-bound sports, from bell boating to kayaking to bouldering.

Trebah Garden

Set in a steep 26-acre valley tumbling down to a hidden beach on the beautiful Helford River, Trebah Garden bursts with colour all year round.

Boat trip to St Mawes

Enjoy a stunning view of two iconic sixteenth century castles as you set sail across the Fal Estuary to St Mawes.

Falmouth Art Gallery

Falmouth Art Gallery has an exceptional collection for its size and offers a range of workshops and activities for children.

Falmouth Bookseller

With a collection of poetry, prose, non-fiction, children’s tales and a programme of diverse book events, this is one of the UK’s leading independent bookshops.

National Maritime Museum

Uncover the secrets of the sea and explore our nautical history at Cornwall’s National Maritime Museum. Featuring great views from the tower and access to an underwater world.

Trelissick National Trust Garden

Weave your way through 30 acres of hydrangeas, rhododendrons, camellias, ginger lilies and year-round woodland plants.

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