We pride ourselves on making the finest outdoor hats and travel clothing in the world. Travel is about seeing a new place, experiencing life from a different perspective, trying a local dish, making new friends, experiencing a random moment. Tilley’s are designed and engineered for travel, so you are ready for the unexpected turn in the road ahead.
Our comprehensive boat maintenance workshops and service facilities rank with the best in the South West.
The Marine Team is staffed by highly trained marine specialists; engineers, electricians, shipwrights, GRP laminators… If it involves leisure and small commercial craft, there’s little we don’t do. Whether applying traditional skills or cutting edge technologies, Mylor’s Marine Team relish any requirement from a simple repair to a total refit. We are Cornwall’s yacht experts.
Nestled on Falmouth’s historic harbour, The Greenbank blends the best of coastal living with the finest in contemporary comfort.
Steeped in history with unbeatable sweeping sea views, the four-star hotel was originally built in 1640 and has now been lovingly refurbished.
Moor up on The Greenbank’s private pontoons, float from your boat to the dinner table, then sink a few local pints in their cosy quayside pub The Working Boat.
From rustic fine dining in the Water’s Edge restaurant, to al fresco cocktails on the terrace or hearty pub favourites – there’s something for everyone.
And at the end of the day, the plushest of rooms await. Whether it’s a lazy lie-in with breakfast in bed, a soothing spa treatment or long soak in your bath tub – there’s every excuse to retreat to this Cornish coastal hideaway.
The clear water, sheltered creeks and mild temperatures of the Fal Estuary provide fine natural oyster beds, sustaining the last remaining oyster fisheries still dredging under sail and oar in Europe. Falmouth’s maritime tradition is regularly celebrated through regattas and festivals. The port is still working with big ships arriving for fuel or refit. We have a mixture of beaches and working docks giving Falmouth both work and tourist elements. Falmouth’s natural harbour is the third largest deep-water harbour in the world, the traditional gateway to the Atlantic and one of the world’s great sailing harbours. Our office is situated within an established marina and is a short walk from the town. The moment you list your boat with this office, it is immediately available across our whole network – Falmouth to Brighton, Hamble to France, Dartmouth to Palma.
Butler & Co are a family run boatyard on Restronguet creek specialising in design and build of traditional wooden vessels. Explore your local creek or row out to your mooring in our bespoke Lily Class dinghies, enjoy laid back coastal cruising on board our Skye Class or cross oceans and explore the world at the helm of one of our Mayflower cruising yachts. In our boatyard traditional materials and techniques are combined with modern twists to create boats that fit your life, while allowing escapism back to the golden age of sailing. Butler & Co also sympathetically and accurately restore historic vessels and undertake refit/ maintenance on traditional and classic boats, all to exceptionally high standards.
Facilities at our Penpol yard include afloat, ashore and undercover storage, beach berths, deep water moorings, slipway and onsite crane (to 14 tonnes).
JH & M Choak have forged a reputation for making mouthwateringly tasty Cornish pasties. Handmade to a traditional recipe by a proper Cornishman, a Choaks pasty is quite possibly the tastiest pasty you’ll ever munch — just ask the locals.
Founded by Henry Choak in 1948 and still in the family run by Charlie who also runs pasty school.
Classic Boat is the magazine for the world’s most beautiful boats. Packed with stunning images, we have the inside stories of the great classic yachts and motorboats afloat today, as well as fascinating tales from yesteryear and the latest from the wooden boat building scene around the world.
Cornish Cruising is a yacht charter company & RYA Training Centre based in Falmouth, Cornwall, home to one of the largest natural harbours in the world and a hive of activity for cruising enthusiasts. Falmouth and the south coast of Cornwall boast some of the best and most protected sailing and cruising grounds in Europe – whatever the weather and season!
Our range of boats are perfect for private hire; Charter for weddings, parties, birthdays, special occasions, corporate events and more. Once on board one of our classic wooden ferries we promise you and your guests will have a great day out along Cornwall’s most stunning stretch of water; the Fal River. Our boats run between Falmouth, Truro and the Roseland and there are many places along the Fal River and Carrick Roads where we can land to collect you. The most popular are Truro, Falmouth and St Mawes. We can tailor our cruises to meet your needs. Our luxury boat ‘Moyana’ is perfect for any occasion with ample space for up to 90 guests and a fully stocked bar serving Cornish Ale!
Falmouth Art Gallery is family friendly and free and one of the leading art galleries in the South West.
The town’s art collection features works by major artists including Frank Brangwyn, Edward Burne-Jones, Charles Napier Hemy, Alfred Munnings and Henry Scott Tuke. We also house an impressive collection of automata and childrens’ book illustrations.
Falmouth Haven is one of the south coast’s premier leisure boating facilities. We offer deep water moorings and marina options in one of the finest natural harbours in the world, with great facilities for visitors, and easy and direct access to the water from our well maintained and serviced public slipway. Situated in a spectacular setting in the heart of Falmouth with its restaurants, bars and shopping – yet moments from world-class sailing waters. Whether you are an experienced yachtsperson or water-sports beginner, our aim is to provide a safe, easy and very enjoyable experience to anyone who wants to get out and enjoy the very best of boating.
Falmouth Marine School provides a comprehensive selection of courses from introductory to degree level in partnership with Plymouth University. We specialise in Boatbuilding, Leisure & Watersports, Marine Engineering and Marine Science & Biology.
We have an excellent international reputation for our marine courses with superb facilities including boatbuilding and engineering workshops, a dedicated marine science lab and a well equipped watersports centre. Our tutors combine industry experience with academic expertise and are active in their field through research and personal interest in their subjects.
Open to all members of the public, run by Sarah and her team, a very honest, welcoming Café offering excellent food and drink. A friendly, relaxed atmosphere that you’ll want to return to time and again.
Why not relax with a cuppa, meet with friends for breakfast and enjoy beautiful harbour views across to Flushing and St Mawes? Home cooked menu, beautiful cakes, serving Breakfast and lunches 7 days a week.
Full bar with great Cornish Ales, select wines and gins, great coffee, teas and chocolates. Available also for private party bookings.
We are proud to say that we are one of the area’s leading estate agents, and we have built our reputation on the tried and tested values of good service and great advice. We have been established in the area for over thirty years, but that is not to say that we are rooted in the past – we employ industry-leading techniques, on-the-ground insight and innovative technology to help you reach your property goals.
We are the only agent in the area with specialist, director led departments in Estate Agency, Property Letting & Management & New Homes. With two prominent offices in Falmouth & Penryn we have professional, enthusiastic and friendly staff who provide fantastic service including extensive marketing and advertising material as well as free up to date market appraisals.
The National Maritime Museum Cornwall is a fully independent museum. The result of collaboration between the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich and the former Cornwall Maritime Museum in Falmouth, the museum was officially opened in 2003 and is located on the aptly named Discovery Quay in Falmouth, south Cornwall.
The museum celebrates and explores the overwhelming influence of the sea on history and culture, including the maritime heritage of Falmouth and Cornwall. As home to The National Small Boat Collection the museum also promotes an understanding of small boats and their place in people’s lives.
Pendennis has one of the world’s leading custom superyacht build and refit facilities with a heritage spanning 25 years, including 200 refit projects and 30 custom new build yachts.
Our state-of-the-art construction halls and workshops in Falmouth are used by over 370 highly skilled tradespeople creating one of the best facilities in Europe for the custom build, refit, remodel and restoration of 30m-100m superyachts.
Pendennis’ offering was expanded in 2010 following the acquisition of Devonport Yachts, now known as Pendennis Plus, giving the yard further expertise in 60m+ vessels.
In 2011 the addition of the Palma Refit office extended Pendennis’ European presence and provides more effective long-term yacht support throughout the Mediterranean.
Founded to encourage the sport of sailing we embrace both sailing and motor boating interests.
Situated within Falmouth Harbour, we boast a grade 2 listed clubhouse on its own 17th century private quayside overlooking Falmouth Harbour and commanding spectacular views across to Flushing, over the Carrick Roads to St Mawes and the Roseland Peninsula.
Formed in 1871 we continue a long tradition of offering hospitality to visiting yachtsmen and yachtswomen and will extend a warm welcome should you wish to visit us.
Please explore these pages to discover more about the club’s history, facilities and activities, on and off the water.
The West Briton is a local weekly newspaper published every Thursday. It serves different areas of Cornwall, United Kingdom with four separate editions – Truro and Mid-Cornwall, Falmouth and Penryn, Redruth Camborne and Hayle, and Helston and The Lizard. It was established in 1810 and is part of the Cornwall & Devon Media group of companies.