A vacation rental In Falmouth makes for the perfect base to explore one of the country's most scenic and underrated regions. From walks along the stunning coastlines to exploring the historic architecture, there's plenty to do for all the family. Newquay and Penzance make wonderful day trips from your Falmouth vacation home and the coastal location means that the fish doesn't come any fresher, so you can be sure to eat well while in Cornwall.
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Popular Rental Amenities in Falmouth
The above filters will help you find the perfect accommodation in Falmouth. Falmouth is the perfect spot to look for an accommodation if you are looking for a pet-friendly rental or you can't imagine a vacation without internet, as the most frequently offered amenities are "Pets allowed" and "Internet." You can even look for rentals if you need wheelchair access (224 rentals include "Wheelchair accessible" in Falmouth) or if you want to spend your vacation in privacy (44 rentals in Falmouth include "Detached").
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Price and Availability Index in Falmouth
Vacation Rental Price Information in Falmouth
The price graph will give you the nightly price average for the upcoming months of the year. The most expensive week of the next 12 months is in August (8/3 – 8/10), where prices hit an average of $440 a night. The cheapest week to book a vacation rental is in March (3/2 – 3/9).
Rental availability information in Falmouth
Find out the percentage of available rentals in Falmouth with the graph above. The busiest time to book a rental in Falmouth so far is in November (11/2 – 11/9), where only 23% rentals are available. On the other hand, the week with the most available offers is in February (2/24 – 3/2).
The Weather in Falmouth
Above are the weather conditions for Falmouth. July is the warmest month in Falmouth with average maximum temperatures of 67°. However, temperatures can go lower than 41° in Falmouth in February. The rainiest month is December while the driest month is May.
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The weather in Falmouth: enjoy pleasant temperatures in Falmouth
The southern location of Falmouth, which is in the county of Cornwall, means that it rarely gets freezing, and in the summer the temperatures hover around the mid-20°C. In the summer, sea temperatures rise to around 15°C making it suitably warm for swimming or watersports; the area is also well known for its surfing.
What to see when you visit: go nautical when visiting Falmouth
This sedate and largely isolated part of the country really punches above its weight when it comes to sights and attractions. The most famous landmark to visit when you book a vacation rental in Falmouth is Pendennis Castle. Built in the 16th century by Henry VIII, the property is now owned by the English Heritage and free guided tours are available. Cornwall is surrounded by the coast which makes Falmouth the perfect location for the National Maritime Museum. The pretty harbour-side location is the perfect home for the several galleries which cover a wide variety of topics, from weather to the history of the area.
No stay in a Falmouth vacation rental is complete without climbing Jacob's Ladder. The aptly named attraction is a steep stairway which offers panoramic views from the top. There are several beaches in Falmouth, the most popular being Gyllyngvase. Castle, Swanpool and Maenporth are small but just as pretty. Glendurgan Garden is a stunning tropical garden which is owned by the National Trust. The garden, built in the early 19th century, boasts a maze and a selection of flora that would impress even the most die-hard botanist.
Cycling, fishing and watersports are all popular activities in Falmouth. Surfers should check out Trago Mills. They stock a large variety of surf related shops where you can pick up everything you need to take to the waves. The town also has a large selection of pubs and bars where you can stop off for a drink or a bite to eat.
Excursions from Falmouth: what to see and do around Falmouth
It might take a little while to reach this wonderful corner of the country but once you've arrived you can reach most places within an hour by car; including the wonderfully pretty town of Penzance (also accessible by train in just over an hour).
Penzance makes a great day trip from your vacation rental in Falmouth, and there is much to see including the plethora of Regency architecture and Penlee House. The town is also awash with quaint shops where you can pick up trinkets and souvenirs.
Truro is the closest large town to Falmouth and its vacation homes, and can be easily accessed by car or train. Here you can find the Royal Cornwall Museum and the Cathedral.
Cornwall is famous for its surfing and in the summer the water is pleasantly warm. Newquay is one of the more popular spots to surf and is only around 40km from Falmouth. There's also much to see in Newquay besides taking to the waves so consider making a day of it and taking some time to explore.
Cornwall's gardens, castles and beautiful beaches
Trebah is home to 26 acres of sub-tropical gardens, as well as a secluded beach. Highlights include the 100-year-old rhododendron hedge and the forest of large-leaved giant gunnera plants.
Built by Henry VIII, Pendennis Castle is a fort that has protected the British shores since Tudor times. Explore the role of this fort during WW1, see an 18th c. cannon being fired or simply take in the coastal views.
With its subtropical plants, 180-year-old cherry laurel maze and sheltered beach, Glendurgan Garden is a great place to take the whole family.
National Maritime Museum Cornwall
Situated by Falmouth's harbour, the National Maritime Museum is a celebration of Cornwall's maritime heritage. There is a large collection of boats and an indoor pool where you can sail model yachts.
On the edge of Falmouth, Swanpool beach will delight watersports lovers with dinghy sailing, kayaking and windsurfing opportunities.
Information about vacation rentals in Falmouth
|🏡 Vacation rentals available||1,347 homes|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 85%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$60|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Pets allowed, Internet and Pool|
|🐾 Pet friendly homes||210 homes|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||205 homes|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the price per night for a vacation home in Falmouth?
The average accommodation in Falmouth is priced at $60 per night. If you would like to stay in a cabin, the average price is $291 per night. A house rental Falmouth will cost $386 per night on average.
How many vacation homes are available for booking in Falmouth?
There are currently 1,347 vacation homes available for booking for your vacation.
What are the most popular amenities for vacation rentals in Falmouth?
Travelers look for Pets allowed, Internet, and Pool when booking a vacation rental in Falmouth.
How many vacation homes with pools are there in Falmouth?
There are 205 vacation homes across 7 providers in Falmouth.
Are pets allowed in vacation homes in Falmouth?
If traveling with a pet in Falmouth, 16% of rentals are pet-friendly.
When is it better to travel to Falmouth?
Falmouth has its warmest time of year around July and August, with average prices of $60 per night.
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