Destination guide

Friendly Falmouth will entice you

The ocean views and parks create a pretty picture of Falmouth. This welcoming and relaxing city is known for its spas, bars and chocolate shops. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Falmouth

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Falmouth a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Penjerrick (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Falmouth Aquarium (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Castle Beach (2.5 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Pendennis Point Beach (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Enys Gardens (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Roseland Visitor Centre (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Falmouth

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Falmouth. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Penjerrick (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Maenporth Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Carwinion House and Garden (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Swanpool Beach (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Glendurgan Garden (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Gyllyngvase Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Falmouth

The nearest airport is in Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), located 21.5 mi (34.7 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Penmere Station, Falmouth Town Station and Falmouth Docks Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Falmouth?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,050 vacation rentals near Falmouth. From 501 Cottages to 270 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Falmouth for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Falmouth?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Falmouth. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Maenporth Beach: 3,491 vacation rentals
  • Gyllyngvase Beach: 4,068 vacation rentals
  • Penmere Station: 4,147 vacation rentals
  • National Maritime Museum: 4,105 vacation rentals
  • Falmouth Town Station: 4,091 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Falmouth listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Falmouth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 501 Cottages in Falmouth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Falmouth include:

  • Houses: 270 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 501 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 174 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Falmouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 111 vacation rentals with pool available in Falmouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.