The Trelaske Hotel is an award winning three star hotel near to Falmouth
In Britain's Western Approaches lies the port of Falmouth - south west Cornwall's premier resort and home to Cornwall's maritime heritage.
Washed by the ocean and warmed by the Gulf stream,Falmouth basks on the shoreline of the world's third largest natural harbour - the gateway to a beautiful network of rivers and creeks.
Famous for its beaches and castle and infamous for its smugglers and pirates - Falmouth has protected the deep water anchorage of the Carrick Roads since Tudor times.
For a wilder time, try tackling the rapid river run and wave machine at Ships & Castles Leisure Pool on Pendennis Headland or run the gauntlet at Laserforce, Falmouth's live action laser game.
Discover Falmouth's nautical and notorious past at the Cornwall Maritime Museum and take a guided maritime walk with our qualified Blue Badge Guides.
Getting to FalmouthFalmouth, Cornwall
Total distance: 47miles
Travel time: Approximately 1hr 20mins
Useful links for FalmouthGeneral information about Falmouth: www.falmouth.co.uk/
Opening times and admission fees for the National Maritime Museum: www.nmmc.co.uk/