Mylor is a small Cornish village, located on the county’s south coast, close to Falmouth. The village is almost surrounded by water, with the Carrick Roads estuary in one direction, Restonguet Creek and Falmouth harbour to the other. This means that visitors looking to spend their holidays in Mylor will find that most of the holiday rental accommodation in the village, whether it is an apartment, cottage or townhouse, will enjoy outstanding water views.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Mylor will not be surprised to discover that due to the village’s geographic location the majority of the activities are focused on the sea. There are organised pleasure boat cruises up and down the estuary to nearby Falmouth and St Mawes, as well as diving expeditions and water sports. The beaches to be found along the south Cornwall coast are close by and the village is also conveniently located for visiting such popular Cornish attractions as the Eden Project and Flambards Theme Park, which are both within a short drive away.
Most visitors spending their holidays in Mylor will be looking to spend some time in the nearby ancient port of Falmouth. Famous for its deep harbour, the town attracts a large influx of visitors, drawn by such attractions as the National Maritime Museum, Pendennis Castle and its imposing Georgian architecture. Visitors looking to enjoy a spot of retail therapy may wish to head to the city of Truro, the county town, which is just a short drive to the north of Mylor. As well as a broad and eclectic range of shops, boutiques and department stores, the city also boasts such attractions as its Gothic Cathedral, with its 249 foot spire, and the Royal Cornwall Museum.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Mylor will find that this part of the UK enjoys a typically mild, maritime climate, which is greatly influenced by the Gulf Stream. This means that summer temperatures average in the early-twenties degrees Celsius, whilst winter temperatures tend to be much milder than the rest of the UK, generally staying between 8 and 12 degrees Celsius. Mylor receives an average annual rainfall of around 32 inches.
Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Mylor will find that the village is well served by the Cornish road network, which it turn links the county to the rest of the UK. The nearby A39 connects the village to the A30, the main motor route through the county, which in turn connects to the M6 motorway in Devon There are also regular train connections to the rest of the UK from Truro train station, which is just 6 miles away.