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Make a holiday cottage in Falmouth your home away from home

Anyone who'd like to experience a relaxing seaside retreat should consider booking a holiday rental in Falmouth. This port city near the tail end of Britain is famous for its harbour, one of the world’s deepest, from which splendid views over the bay can be enjoyed. It is also a great place to get out and be one with nature through hikes and other outdoor activities. HomeAway assures holidaymakers to this part of Cornwall luxurious housing for the duration of their stay, offering them cottages and apartments among other accommodation options. The ultra-modern holiday cottages in Falmouth are a popular choice, with their spacious interiors and proximity to the quay. Other cottages overlook the sea and are equipped with everything one needs from microwaves and washing machines to Wi-Fi.

Things to do

-Outdoor fun: The rich greenery of Falmouth’s landscapes provides excellent grounds for a wide range of outdoor activities, providing the ultimate treat for adrenaline junkies. They can fly over the pine forests on zip wires or take on the rocks with a stint of abseiling or rock climbing. Watersports such as canoeing and kayaking are also available and there are activities tailor-made for youngsters. Anglers looking for a place to fish will find few places better than Falmouth, and this locale also lays claim to fabulous diving spots. Avid hikers can sign up for the Autumn Hiking Festival for the experience of a lifetime, whilst fans of two wheels will find many excellent cycling trails.

-Golf: Visitors can perfect their swing while on holiday as they take advantage of the fabulous courses in Falmouth. One of these is the Budock Vean Golf Course, a 9-hole fairway which provides beginners with quite a challenge.

-Beaches: Holidaymakers staying in Falmouth holiday homes will be able to take blissful promenades at Swanpool Beach. Treating themselves to some of the tastiest ice-cream in the UK, they'll find that the beach is quiet, clean and commands incredible views. Whatever the weather looks like, one will always find people out and about on the sandy shores.

-Gardens: Among the many places where visitors can walk amid rustling vegetation and derive the tranquillity of nature is the 15-acre Penjerrick Garden. As they amble through clusters of bamboos, tree ferns and magnolias, holidaymakers will feel refreshed. Enys Garden, however, is one of the oldest gardens in Cornwall – its colours are so rich and vibrant, especially in spring, created by ubiquitous bluebells and other diverse plant species.

-Historic sites: A visit to Falmouth would be incomplete without a tour of Pendennis Castle. This sturdy-looking stone fort boasting towers and lush lawns occupies a significant place in history as one of Henry VIII’s coastal fortresses. It was also used in World War II as a secret military base and the command centre for Cornwall. For more on Cornish history, Falmouth holiday home residents can pop into the nearby National Maritime Museum.

Weather in Falmouth

The weather in these parts is temperate and those headed to Falmouth in summer should expect relatively cool highs of about 20°C. August can be quite rainy, but most of the rain in this town falls in winter, with December receiving about 110mm. Winter temperatures are not too harsh, averaging about 10°C.

Travel to Falmouth

Among the many ways of getting to holiday cottages in Falmouth are trains from London Paddington to Cornwall. The train will stop at Truro and travellers will then connect to Falmouth using the Maritime Line. Another means is the National Express coach which takes visitors from all parts of the UK to Falmouth. Travellers can alternatively decide to drive themselves to Cornwall using the M4, M5 or M6. Visitors from other parts of Europe can fly in through Newquay Cornwall Airport or use a ferry.

    Exceptional! 5/5
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    • 1 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 2
    Apartment #1992428
    25
    Viewed 266 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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      • 3 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 5
      Cottage #8103973
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      Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.8/5
        (18 reviews)
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        • 3 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Sleeps 6
        Cottage #6712453
        18
        Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
          Exceptional! 5/5
          (17 reviews)
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          • 3 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 6
          Cottage #8172452
          17
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            Excellent! 4.6/5
            (22 reviews)
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            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Separate Toilet
            • Sleeps 4
            House #8145222
            22
            Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
              Very Good! 4.2/5
              (5 reviews)
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              • 4 BR
              • 4 BA
              • Sleeps 8
              House #6580401
              5
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                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                (16 reviews)
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                • 1 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Apartment #6829391
                16
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                  Exceptional! 5/5
                  (27 reviews)
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  Apartment #420864
                  27
                  Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (8 reviews)
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 6
                    House #8088327
                    8
                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                      (11 reviews)
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                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #1067479
                      11
                      Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5/5
                        (10 reviews)
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                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 3
                        House #1561308
                        10
                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (15 reviews)
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Apartment #8116030
                          15
                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                            (25 reviews)
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 5
                            Apartment #1058348
                            25
                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Separate Toilet
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Cottage #8139326
                              16
                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                Good! 3.8/5
                                (4 reviews)
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Apartment #8166907
                                4
                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Excellent! 4.4/5
                                  (5 reviews)
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                                  • 4 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 7
                                  Bungalow #8126352
                                  5
                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                                    (11 reviews)
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 3
                                    Apartment #8170368
                                    11
                                    Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                                      (5 reviews)
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                                      • 4 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      House #1833288
                                      5
                                      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                        (10 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Apartment #1990695
                                        10
                                        Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                          (6 reviews)
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                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          Cottage #8018098
                                          6
                                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (18 reviews)
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Apartment #453466
                                            18
                                            Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Apartment #8171829
                                              7
                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                (7 reviews)
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Apartment #8157984
                                                7
                                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                  House #8194896
                                                  1
                                                    Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                    (6 reviews)
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Cottage #8121291
                                                    6
                                                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                      (5 reviews)
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Apartment #1960631
                                                      5
                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                        • 4 BR
                                                        • 4 BA
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 7
                                                        House #1987625
                                                        2
                                                        Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          Apartment #8212723
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                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            House #1113236a
                                                            4
                                                            Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                              (6 reviews)
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                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                              Apartment #1214680
                                                              6
                                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                House #1481518
                                                                1
                                                                Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                  (11 reviews)
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                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  House #8173651
                                                                  11
                                                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    View details for price
                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Separate Toilets
                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                    House #6492828
                                                                    2
                                                                    Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                      (12 reviews)
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                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Cottage #710578
                                                                      12
                                                                      Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Cottage #714874
                                                                        10
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (10 reviews)
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                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Cottage #405536
                                                                          10
                                                                          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                            (6 reviews)
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                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Cottage #438473
                                                                            6
                                                                            Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Cottage #1052066
                                                                              1
                                                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                                Apartment #1109096
                                                                                1
                                                                                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Apartment #1577862
                                                                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                    (6 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    House #8161478
                                                                                    6
                                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                      House #1734665
                                                                                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        House #1892403
                                                                                        3
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Apartment #1872389
                                                                                          2
                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 4 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                                            House #6502694
                                                                                            3
                                                                                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Cottage #6504633
                                                                                              1
                                                                                              Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                House #8250051
                                                                                                1
                                                                                                Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                  Apartment #8062914
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                                                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                                                    • 5 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                    House #6469304
                                                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                      Apartment #6940651
                                                                                                      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Beautiful, bright apartment in Falmouth

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      The apartment was spotless and the owners had supplied everything that we might possibly need - they even included flasks and rugs in case we might want to go on a picnic!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      April Cottage is well equipped, clean, bright, tastefully furnished, with the most splendid view.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We stayed 7 nights at April Cottage at the end of June/early July 2017. I wanted somewhere comfortable, with wonderful views, within easy reach of Falmouth, so that we could wander in on foot for groceries and for options to eat out. April Cottage ticked all the boxes. We were not disappointed. The cottage is well equipped, clean, bright, and tastefully furnished...with the most splendid view.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017