New Homes in Falmouth
Live the life
Located on the southern-most peninsula of England in picturesque Cornwall, Falmouth is a popular seaside town with lots to see and do in the local area. From museums to castles, golf courses, sailing schools and heritage coastline, there’s something for the whole family close to your new home in Falmouth.
Things to see and do
If you love being in the great outdoors, Falmouth is the ideal place to live. Whether you’re exploring Trebah Garden, breathing in the sea air along Falmouth Seafront Promenade, strolling across Swanpool Beach or rambling along the South West Coast Path, there’s plenty of opportunity to enjoy nature close to your new home in Falmouth. The Roseland Heritage Coast is nearby, while Dartmoor National Park is popular with walkers and cyclists.
For a sense of history, you can find out more about the local area in times gone by with a visit to Pendennis Castle or National Maritime Museum Cornwall. Other places of interest in and around the town include Falmouth Art Gallery, Falmouth Golf Club, Falmouth School of Sailing, the Phoenix Cinema and the Princess Pavilion.
For families moving to Falmouth with school-age children, there are lots of excellent schools close to your new home. Outstanding schools include the Marlborough School, St Mary’s Catholic School and Mullion School, while independent schools within commuting distance include Truro High School and Truro School. If you or your children are considering studying for a degree, Falmouth University is located in the town.
Getting to Falmouth
Falmouth is well-connected by rail, with three train stations in the town and regular services to nearby towns and cities. The A394 and A39 are both nearby for road travel, so there are plenty of options when it comes to commuting or travelling to see family and friends.
Truro is only a 20 minute train journey away from Falmouth, or 30 minutes if you’re travelling by car depending on traffic. Penzance and Newquay are both a 50 minute drive away from the town.
From Plymouth, the journey to Falmouth takes around one hour 35 minutes by car or one hour 50 minutes by train, changing once in Truro. If you’re going on holiday, Newquay Airport is a 50 minute drive away, while there are regular ferry services to France and Spain departing from Plymouth.