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 About Falmouth, Cornwall
Falmouth is a beautiful maritime town that lies at the mouth of an estuary that has seven rivers running into it.
Falmouth was a bit of a slow starter as a town, pre-dated by both Penryn (founded in 1216) and Truro (sometime in the 12th Century) by hundreds of years.
Falmouth first became a settlement in the 17th Century and although Henry VIII recognised it's importance, it was not until his daughter Elizabeth I's reign that Falmouth began to grow.
www.clarew.freeserve.co.uk /Falmouth.htm   (516 words)

  
 GENUKI: Falmouth
The borough of Falmouth is on a peninsula at the west side of the entrance to Carrick Roads, a large natural harbour on the south coast of Cornwall fed by the river Fal.
It is situated in the deanery and Hundred of Kerrier, and is bounded on the north and north-east by the habour and which separates it from Mylor, St Just-in-Roseland and St Anthony-in-Roseland, and on the east, south and west by Budock.
Falmouth Workhouse was a stuccoed building with stone dressings, erected in 1852 from designs by the Architect Fred William Porter, and was designed to hold 170 inmates.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/Cornwall/Falmouth   (2468 words)

  
 Falmouth - Cornwall
Facing Falmouth, across the estuary of the Fal is St Mawes, which boasts another defensive castle.
Falmouth Art Gallery may be visited free of charge and the National Maritime Museum is in the town centre.
Falmouth is also a good centre for anyone wishing to explore this part of Cornwall.
www.cornwalls.co.uk /Falmouth   (646 words)

  
 Falmouth Heritage Renewal / Falmouth, Jamaica
Falmouth, capital of the Parish of Trelawny, is situated on Jamaica’s north coast near
, Falmouth, Cornwall, England, and is noted for being one of the Caribbean’s best-preserved historic towns.
During the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, Falmouth was one of the busiest ports in Jamaica.  It was home to masons, carpenters, tavern-keepers, mariners, planters and others.
www.falmouthjamaica.org /content.asp?catID=8545   (410 words)

  
 Falmouth, Cornwall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Falmouth (Cornish: Aberfal) is a seaport on the River Fal on the south coast of Cornwall, England, UK.
The Cornwall Railway reached Falmouth on 24 August 1863.
Whilst Falmouth's maritime activity has much declined from its heyday, the docks are still a major contributor to the town's economy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Falmouth,_Cornwall   (1216 words)

  
 Falmouth Town Business Directory and Falmouth Forum Cornwall
Falmouth was originaly two hamlets 'Peny-Cum-Quick' and 'Smethwick' which were merged to become Falmouth in 1661.
Falmouth being derived from the fact that Falmouth stands at the mouth of the River Fal Estuary.
Today Falmouth is a thriving Town and has the 3rd largest natural deep-water harbour in the world with the Fal Estuary offering 12 miles of navigable water with one of its many tributaries reaching the cathedral city of Truro.
www.falmouthtown.co.uk   (221 words)

  
 Welcome to Falmouth Hotel Cornwall Hotels, Falmouth Hotels
Its chateau-like façade is a beautiful illustration of the splendours of Victorian architecture complimented by 5 acres of landscaped gardens.
The Falmouth Hotel also offers ample parking as well as self-catering cottages and apartments, the experience is made all the more special by a team of friendly staff dedicated to delivering great service.
Falmouth is perfectly placed for visiting every key attraction and highlight in Cornwall.
www.falmouthhotel.com   (297 words)

  
 A Brief History of Falmouth, Cornwall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Falmouth grew steadily in the following decades and it soon outgrew Penryn.
In 1801 the population of Falmouth was under 5,000 but by the standards of the time it was a fairly large and important town.
Soon Falmouth was a thriving sea side resort as well as being a busy port.
www.localhistories.org /falmouth.html   (358 words)

  
 Falmouth Green Centre ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Falmouth Green Centre is a community enterprise working in partnership with practical conservation charity BTCV and the local community to encourage, promote and support sustainability.
Falmouth Green Centre is ‘Planting seeds for the future’ on Saturday, the 28th October as part of the international Make A Difference Day, known as MADD...
Cornwall Waste Action (CWA) is a countywide organisation supporting the development of the Community Waste Sector in Cornwall...
falmouthgreencentre.org.uk   (447 words)

  
 The Falmouth Area, Holiday Cottage in Falmouth, Cornwall
Falmouth sits at the meeting of the Penryn River, the River Fal and the sea.
It is an ideal location from which to explore the whole of Cornwall, being located on the south coast, but only 20 miles from the north coast, and roughly halfway down the county.
Falmouth is the third largest natural harbour in the world and is a hive of activity - a veritable sailor’s paradise.
www.holiday-in-cornwall.com /thearea.html   (570 words)

  
 Falmouth Lodge Backpackers Hostel,Falmouth,Cornwall - Printable Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Falmouth Lodge Backpackers hostel is 150 meters from Gyllyngvase Beach and the coastal footpath so the front bedrooms have sea views.
Falmouth Lodge Backpackers hostel is friendly, clean, homely, smoke free, and the perfect environment to come and relax in.
Falmouth is renowned for its sandy beaches, Pendennis Castle, exotic gardens, the Falmouth arts centre and the Princess Pavilion.
www.falmouthbackpackers.co.uk /printable.html   (489 words)

  
 Town/Village information --- Falmouth --- Cornwall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Falmouth is not Cornwall's most exciting town, but has an interesting castle with a youth hostel in its grounds.
Pendennis Castle, on the end of the promontory, is Cornwall's largest fort, worth visiting for the displays inside and the superb views from the ramparts.
Falmouth is at the end of the branch line from Truro (20 minutes).
www.cornish-links.co.uk /falmouth.htm   (219 words)

  
 Falmouth Cornwall UK - information on Falmouth in Cornwall - Cornwall UK
With one of the world's deepest natural harbours, today's Falmouth is fast developing its international reputation as one of the great sailing and watersports centres of the world.
In addition to Falmouth's four main gardens of Gyllyndune, Kimberley Park, Fox Rosehill and Queen Mary, the vast gardens of Trelissick, Glendurgan and Trebah are all within easy reach of the town.
The Falmouth Arts Centre, The Cornwall Maritime Museum (where the story of the famous Falmouth Packet shops is explained), and the Falmouth Art Gallery (with its renowned collection of Tuke paintings), complemented by the Princess Pavillion, together providing a comprehensive programme of exhibitions, concerts and theatrical events throughout the year.
www.connexions.co.uk /areas/html/falmouth.html   (680 words)

  
 Falmouth, Cornwall -natural harbour and yachting capital
Falmouth Cornwall Sailing and yachting capital of the County
Falmouth's heyday began in the 17th & 18th centuries when fast Post Office Packet sailing boats carried mail, and expensive cargo to and from places as far afield as the East Indies and Spain.
During the Winter months the Falmouth working boats with their distinctive red sails can often still be seen dredging for oysters under sail alone, as they have done for centuries.
www.cornishlight.co.uk /falmouth.htm   (755 words)

  
 Falmouth Golf Club - Welcome to Falmouth Golf Club
Falmouth Golf Club offers a fully stocked golf shop, and has a resident PGA golf professional on hand to offer tuition for all levels including beginners.
Falmouth, with its attractive narrow waterside streets, has a very wide choice of restaurants and bistros to suit all tastes.
One of the added benefits of being a member at Falmouth or Teign Valley is that their new owner is encouraging both clubs to play the other course completely free of charge and matches between the two clubs are already in the fixture list.
www.falmouthgolfclub.com   (408 words)

  
 Falmouth Cornwall - National Maritime Museum
Falmouth was once home to the Packet Ship service which sailed to the Mediterranean and the Americas from 1688 to 1852 carrying mail and goods.
Falmouth is a dazzling waterworld - with sailing and diving schools, local fishing trips and watersports activity centres offering expert advice, tuition and equipment for hire - making it oh so easy for you to spend hours and even days enjoying your favourite water-based activity or even learning a new one.
Falmouth has come along way since 1600 when it only consisted of two houses, a smithy and an alehouse, but when Sir Walter Raleigh stayed with Sir John Killegrew at Arwenack House, he was so impressed with its geographical features that he recommended that the site should be developed as a port.
www.cornwall-online.co.uk /carrick/falmouth.htm   (1077 words)

  
 BBC - Cornwall - Theatre - Falmouth Arts Centre looks to the future
The RCPS was established in Falmouth in 1835
Local dance classes have their annual events here, adult education, talks, films, drama and three art galleries are in constant use - two street level ones are occupied from beginning of January to the end of October without a break.
Falmouth and Penryn are expanding - the new Maritime Museum, the new university, Falmouth College of Arts is expanding and will have more input into the centre.
www.bbc.co.uk /cornwall/entertainment/theatre/fal_arts.shtml   (865 words)

  
 Falmouth Cinema, Cornwall, News, screen, multiplex, maritime, Discovery Quay, Falmoth, picture house, modern, purpose ...
New Cornwall Developments' revised application which did not include a cinema was thrown out by Carrick Planning Committee who voted 15 in favour and one abstention to refuse the plans because they felt the residential element could be detrimental to the use of the Events' Square.
New Cornwall Developments are disappointed and frustrated that they have now had to abandon the Falmouth Cinema project in favour of a new scheme which proposes a sports or health club be included instead.
The boys, both pupils at Falmouth Community School, said a cinema is a necessity in Falmouth and plan to hand over the petition to Carrick Council in the near future.
members.aol.com /Falmouthcinema/news.htm   (1214 words)

  
 Guest House accommodation, Falmouth Cornwall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Situated in a quiet location with easy parking, the hotel is just minutes from Falmouth's beautiful unspoilt sea front and beaches and only a short walk to the historic town centre with its shop, harbour and restaurants.
Falmouth is the ideal base for your Cornish holiday with one of the most charming and interesting towns in Cornwall.
We are only a five minute walk from Falmouth’s unspoilt, safe and sandy Gyllyngvase beach.
www.chelseahousehotel.com /hotels/index.html   (399 words)

  
 Falmouth Art Gallery
Falmouth Art Gallery is situated on The Moor, in the upper floor of the Municipal Buildings above the Library.
The Town's art collection is one of the most important in Cornwall, and features works by major British artists including Sir Frank Brangwyn RA, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Charles Napier Hemy RA, Dame Laura Knight RA, Sir Alfred Munnings RA, William Strang RA, Henry Scott Tuke RA, John William Waterhouse RA, George Frederick Watts RA.
Falmouth Art Gallery has recently been nominated for 15 major awards including the Gulbenkian Award, Britain's most prestigious arts award.
www.falmouthartgallery.com   (130 words)

  
 Falmouth Cinema, Cornwall, Papers, screen, multiplex, maritime, Discovery Quay, Falmoth, picture house, modern, purpose ...
PLANS FOR a three-screen cinema for Falmouth will be lodged with the district council within a fortnight, but the project can only go ahead if the developers get permission to build another block on land nearby, councillors were told this week.
Terry Barnes, a director of New Cornwall Developments, and architect Paul Elms, made an informal presentation to Falmouth's planning committee on Monday, ahead of the plans being submitted to Carrick Council.
A campaign to see a cinema built in Falmouth was launched during the summer when the priest in charge of the parish church, King Charles the Martyr, urged supporters to lobby the district planners.
members.aol.com /Falmouthcinema/papers.htm   (1113 words)

  
 Falmouth Lifeboat
Cornwall is in South Division of the RNLI.
Cornwall having the longest coastline of any county also has the largest number of lifeboat stations, fifteen in all (this includes the Isles of Scilly).
Here in Cornwall we have all types of launching facilities ranging from slipway at the Lizard, through the carriage launch of the St.lves boat to the afloat boat at Falmouth.
www.falmouthlifeboat.co.uk /cornwallboats.html   (251 words)

  
 Falmouth Cornwall England, travel information
Falmouth is built on a superb natural harbour.
As a base to explore this part of Cornwall, Falmouth has many advantages, the beaches are good all around this region, and the rugged cornish coast provides many surprises with magnificent sandy stretches as well as hidden coves.
Falmouths town centre is busy with craft shops and fish merchants as well as some lovely restaurants and pubs to eat at.
www.falmouthswebsite.co.uk   (197 words)

  
 Falmouth Cornwall bed and breakfast, guest houses, hotels, attraction UK
Falmouth - A Victorian built hotel, retaining its original features but benefiting from tasteful upgrading, on the Northern outskirts of Falmouth, enjoying views across the town to the sea, river and countryside.
Falmouth Art Gallery - Housing the Falmouth Town Art Collection, this gallery now has outstanding access for those with walking difficulties,wheelchairs or pushchairs, all contributing to making this an outstanding gallery.
Trebah - One of Cornwall's Great Gardens, rated among the 80 most beautiful in the world, Trebah is a sub-tropical paradise set on the banks of the historic Helford River.
www.chycor.co.uk /falmouth_falmouth.htm   (1354 words)

  
 Into Cornwall, Falmouth, Information about Falmouth, Accommodation in Falmouth, Holiday Accommodation in Falmouth, ...
Falmouth is a large thriving town situated on the magnificent Fal estuary on Cornwall's South coast.
Falmouth's harbour is one of the largest natural harbours in the world.
Falmouth is situated in the Carrick district of Cornwall.
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 Falmouth Apartments Cornwall, Luxury Apartments To Rent In Falmouth Cornwall, Holidays Cornwall
Falmouth and the surrounding areas offer easy access to some of Cornwalls best known attractions.
Falmouth Harbour, including the Carrick Roads, is reputed to be the third largest natural harbour in the world.
Falmouth Harbour Commissioners are a statutory port authority with responsibility for the Inner Harbour at Falmouth (excluding Falmouth Docks), the Penryn River up as far as Boyers Cellars, the southern part of the Carrick Roads and a large part of Falmouth Bay.
falmouthapartments.com /falmouth.htm   (766 words)

  
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Richard Trevithick was born in 1771 at Pool near Illogan, Cornwall.
A small family run hotel in Falmouth set in a quiet location just 100 yards from the sea front and a short walk to Falmouth Town Centre.
A beautiful rural setting on a clean farm in a central position for Falmouth, North Coast, Truro, Helston and surrounding areas.
www.cornwallbedbreakfast.com /Default.aspx?tabid=182&town=Falmouth   (167 words)

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