Waterside views from Nightingale House in Falmouth. Click to View

Falmouth

Falmouth, on the south coast of Cornwall, is a famous historical port that, at one time, was the main departure point for ships leaving for The New World in America. It is now a perfect destination for self-catering holidays in Falmouth's beautiful and luxurious holiday homes, many of them with stunning waterside locations. Falmouth is also known for its attractive scenery and mix between rolling hillsides and the wide, winding river that splits this hidden part of Cornwall in half. It is a wonderful sea-faring town with a constant flow of boats in and out of the port to admire. Don’t miss the award-winning National Maritime Museum which celebrates the sea and boating or award-winning gardens at Trelissick and Carwinion. You can also go diving in Falmouth and get up close and personal to the aquatic side of Cornwall, or stay above the surface and indulge in a light bit of fishing, either from the rocks or perhaps hire a boat to venture out on your own for the day.

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Falmouth plays host to Marine Cottage, a gorgeous Grade II listed 18th Century house in the heart of the charming Cornish town. The seaside cottage features luxurious detailing and an open fire as well as a sun-drenched courtyard which captures views of the seaside, which is but a short stroll away.

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Poppy Cottage is a beautifully presented fisherman’s cottage in the heart of Flushing village with a lovely courtyard garden. Fully renovated to a high standard, this traditional 18th Century house retains plenty of original features and has the added benefit of a reserved parking space on the quay.

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Fabulous, uninterrupted views across the expanse of Falmouth Bay from the open plan living-room and balconies of this contemporary first floor apartment always provide something of interest to catch your eye. It sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms with 2 luxury bathrooms, WiFi and off-road parking.

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Immaculately presented throughout after a meticulous renovation, Ninevah is a large period village house near Falmouth offering a rich blend of coastal charm and luxury modern comfort across two floors, with versatile and pet friendly self catering accommodation for up to 8 guests in 4 bedrooms.

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Number 1 The Pier is a 2 bedroom Cornish luxury holiday apartment situated in a brand new development on the Prince of Wales Pier in the heart of Falmouth. This stunning duplex apartment for 2-4 guests enjoys waterside views, a large terrace, WiFi and an allocated parking space.

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Located in the quiet hamlet of Treviades, The Farmhouse Cottage is just five miles from Falmouth, in a central yet secluded location. It provides the perfect base for a holiday spent exploring Cornwall, and with four bedrooms and plenty of extras, it works equally well as a relaxing family getaway.

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Located right on the waterfront overlooking Falmouth Harbour with amazing views from most rooms and the huge terrace, Nightingale House provides you with an unrivalled location from which to enjoy your Cornish holiday. It has 4 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, off-road parking for 2 cars and WiFi.

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Grade II listed 18th Century Riverside House near Falmouth is a pet-friendly Cornish holiday cottage offering spectacular sea views. Newly refurbished to provide the ultimate luxury seaside accommodation with 3 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Reserved parking & beautiful waterside courtyard.

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4
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A superb ground floor apartment in the 5 Star Endcliffe development overlooking Gyllyngvase Beach on Falmouth promenade, with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a beachfront terrace and reserved parking. This really is beachside Cornwwall at it's best!

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Being in Cornwall, Falmouth appeals to artists whose work can be found in many local galleries in addition to the Falmouth Art Gallery, one of the South West’s leading art galleries. There are ample opportunities to learn to sail in Falmouth, or perhaps try your hand at gig racing and experience the great culture that surrounds it, the competition and just the feel of being on the water of the Penryn River. Keep your eye out for Falmouth Week and other regattas around this lively area of Cornwall. Head in land a few miles (by car or scenic train ride) to the historic city of Truro. There the visitor will delight in the choice of independent shops, street cafes and world class theatre and concerts at the Hall for Cornwall on Lemon Quay. IF the tide is right you can return to Falmouth via river boat.

Go horse riding along the high cliff tops, or hire a bike and cycle the path along the edge of Cornwall. From the high cliffs surrounding Falmouth it’s easy to see why it’s become so popular over time. When the sun’s shining on this quaint town you’ll find everyone retreating to the picture-perfect beaches along the coastline with lovely yellow sand and shallow tides, perfect for a great, safe family holiday. Falmouth is the retreat for a laidback but lively, fun family break.