Family Friendly Falmouth

18 Jun

Family Friendly Falmouth

Staying with us at the Falmouth suites, The Falmouth suites offer a choice of 2 or 3 bedrooms and with all the benefits and facilities that The Falmouth Hotel has to offer including a Spa, indoor pool, fully equipped gym, fine and casual dining. Set within 5 acres of beautiful gardens and children’s activities. The Falmouth Suites offer the best of both worlds. With so many activities available to keep everyone entertained it can sometimes become a bit of a chore working out which one to do. We have tried to take some of the hard work out of it for you with our guide to the best family activities for you to enjoy on your holiday.


Gyllyngvase Beach

An excellent family beach which is lifeguarded during the summer months. White soft sands, sparkling blue waters and plenty of rock pools to explore. Toilets and refreshments available and the beach has been awarded the acclaimed Blue flag award and is cleaned daily.


Another excellent choice for families featuring a cafe home to the famous Quirky’ Ice Cream and a restaurant that overlooks the beach. Also offering a bouncy castle and crazy golf, convenient parking and a range of facilities it is very popular with families.

From beaches to rivers the River Fal offers so much to do it is a holiday in itself.

The River Fal

There’s nothing like messing about in water to keep kids amused. One of Cornwall’s most popular destinations, The Fal River is enjoyed by more than two million people a year. The River Fal is a winding and wooded place. Perfect to explore hidden creeks and tree covered alcoves, Hidden in this area of outstanding beauty are:

  • Two castles
  • 26 beaches
  • 150 miles of unspoilt walks
  • Eight sub-tropical gardens
  • Six traffic-free cycle routes
  • The National Maritime Museum Cornwall
  • The world’s third largest natural harbour
  • Wildlife sea safaris and dolphin watching trips
  • A watersports playground
  • An award-winning sustainable transport network
  • World renowned, locally sourced, freshly prepared food
  • And much, much more!

Pendennis Castle

Explore one of Henry VIII’s finest coastal fortresses, which defended Cornwall against foreign invasion. From Tudor times right through to the First and Second World Wars. Here you can discover 450 years of history – see how the castle has evolved and experience the sights and sounds of battle through the ages. Uncover the collection of guns and cannons, In addition you can watch the noon day gun being fired each day between April and October. Climb the spiral staircase to the top of the castle keep or take one of the free guided tours down the tunnels through to Half Moon Battery where you can experience a war time raid underground. A fantastic attraction that the whole family can enjoy.


Flambards, near Helston is one of Cornwall’s finest with nine thrill rides one of which is the Skyraker. Which will take you to dizzy heights before plummeting you back down to earth. Also this summer you can step back to Britain in the blitz. Bomb sirens wail, doodlebugs gliding overhead and families rushing into their Anderson. Confirmed by Dame Vera Lynn as being an authentic reconstruction of life on the home front this one is not too missed. With plenty of outdoor and indoor activities it’s a perfect day out whatever the weather. On selected dates in August you can also watch the impressive fireworks spectacular, a wonderful way to finish a fun packed day.

Interested in making memories in Falmouth this summer we have some great rates just click on the link to check availability falmouthsuites

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