Find the best place to stay — Falmouth

Where to stay around Falmouth?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,045 holiday lettings near Falmouth. From 526 cottages to 262 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Falmouth is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Falmouth?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Falmouth. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Swanpool Beach: 3,423 holiday lettings
  • Gyllyngvase Beach: 3,496 holiday lettings
  • Pendinnis Castle: 3,208 holiday lettings
  • Penmere Station: 3,552 holiday lettings
  • National Maritime Museum: 3,502 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Falmouth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 526 cottages in Falmouth. Our other popular types of Falmouth holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 262 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 124 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 85 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Falmouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 98 holiday homes with pool available in Falmouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Salt-washed Falmouth

    You can imagine the 'arrs' of bearded mariners echoing in the shanty taverns of little Falmouth. You can certainly sense the bob of the fishing boats and the cry of gulls as you wander the narrow streets of cottages and cider pubs. This is one for the sailors and the seafarers, the beach lovers and the seafood buffs. It sits perched on the edge of the Cornish coast, clutching the English Channel and a wide estuary. Cosy Falmouth holiday rentals offer a pad in the middle of it all, close to the maritime museums, sands and local fish and chip shops.

    Over the swells of Falmouth

    Falmouth holiday rentals are all about smelling the fresh sea air and exploring some of Cornwall's most celebrated stretches of coastline. There's always a RIB boat waiting to whisk you away across the swells for encounters with basking sharks, seals and dolphin pods. There's always another postcard-perfect beach to add to the itinerary. And there's always another seafood eatery, home to local chefs eager to sizzle up some of England's freshest fish cuts to set those taste buds a-tingling.

    Stories of the sea in Falmouth

    Spanish Armadas and the ships of great explorers have all passed by Falmouth's quays over the centuries. The result is a town steeped in seafaring history. That's all on display at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall. Head there to be immersed in tales of smuggling and fishing and the sciences of the ocean. The theme continues on down the headland where colossal Pendennis Castle crowns the edge of the estuary. Built by Henry VIII, it's got hands-on exhibits that'll have the kids pulling cannon triggers and scaling mighty keeps.

    Falmouth's beaches beckon

    Falmouth holiday rentals close to the beaches of Cornwall are always going to be at their most popular during the summer months between June and August. That's when families head to the south coast in search of warm weather and long days on Gyllyngvase and Swanpool – some of the best sand stretches in the area. That said, you can usually get away with pleasant conditions in spring and autumn, with months like April, May, September and October also proving popular.

    Falmouth stands on the sea

    Falmouth's intimately linked to the water. It sits between the sloshing waves of the English Channel and the widening estuary of the Fal River. Historically, that's made it an important port town. Geographically, it imbues the place with rugged stretches of cliffs and beautiful beaches. They are shared out between the Lizard Heritage Coast to the southwest and the Roseland Heritage Coast to the northeast – 2 of Cornwall's celebrated shoreline reserves. Walks in those reveal handsome bays like Gyllyngvase and often mean glimpses of bottlenose dolphins, porpoises and seals.