Since 1661, when Falmouth received its Royal Charter Award, the historic town has thrived. The largest town situated on the banks of the Fal-estuary its success has been built on a backbone of maritime industry. Falmouth’s location on the south coast of Cornwall gave it a great advantage when dealing with trade from Europe and that success has developed in keeping with the times making today’s Falmouth one of the top destinations for UK sailing enthusiasts.
The natural working harbour is one of the largest and most picturesque in the world and is the centre of Falmouth’s business life offering first class facilities, superb water-sports opportunities and a world renowned school of sailing. There is also a bustling vibrant town centre with excellent restaurants, hotels and pubs as well as numerous heritage sites where culture vultures can satisfy their thirst for local knowledge. And like you would expect from a Cornish coastal town there are two fantastic beaches to kick back and relax on.
With something for everyone, Falmouth is an ideal destination for those wanting to discover one of Britain’s most historic areas. Not only does Falmouth offer a wealth of activities and events for its many visitors, it also makes an ideal base for exploring the surrounding coastal region.
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