Attractions in Falmouth

  • 30 acre woodland garden and attached nursery. Owned by the Caerhays estate from where many of the trees and shrubs came.

  • (NOW CLOSED) 18th Century manor house set in 12 acres of natural Victorian gardens overlooking the Helford River Estuary

  • Said to be the oldest gardens in Cornwall, Enys Gardens date back to the early 1700s. Spread over 30 acres there are formal gardens, open meadow and woodland.

  • Small aquarium located in a four-storey town house in the heart of Falmouth.

  • One of the great sub-tropical gardens of the South-West on the Helford Estuary.

  • Kennall Vale is a beautiful woodland with fascinating remnants of its industrial past as a gunpowder factory.

  • The National Maritime Museum provides an interactive display of boats and their various functions in industry and recreation.

  • Pendennis Castle was built in the middle of the 16th century by Henry VIII as one of a pair of forts, with St Mawes Castle, to protect the Fal Estuary from the threat of invasion from France and Spain

  • One of the longest established indoor / soft play areas in Cornwall.

  • Perfectly preserved coastal fortress built by Henry VIII. In partnership with its twin, Pendennis, it guards the entrance of the Fal Estuary.

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