Falmouth Walk
Distance:1.5 miles
Time:02:00
Advice:Most of the walk goes through the main streets of Falmouth where there is a one way traffic system. The walk often leaves the streets behind and heads down to the quays, but these are reached via steep hills. However the walk can be done at your pace
In Brief:Enjoy a walk through the historic town of Falmouth, discovering its many important roles through the years. Either take the route as an online experience or try out our brand new and exciting mobile phone walk when you visit Falmouth.
Start:The walk begins just minutes away from the town's Railways station at the 'Trago' end of the town.
Points of interest:During the walk you will learn about Falmouth's role in important historical periods like The Battle of Trafalgar, The Packet Ships service which took important mail all over the world, and the raid on St Nazaire.
Address:
cornwall@bbc.co.uk, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3QY, Cornwall, England
Refreshments:With this being a town walk as well as a coastal one, there are several cafes, pubs and shops serving beverages, and food from full meals to the good old Cornish pasty!
Parking:There are several pay and display car parks, most are near to the start of the walk at The National Maritime Museum Falmouth. The car parks charge by the hour. But during the evenings and on Sundays it will cost 1 per visit.