Falmouth CoasterFalmouth circular route
The Falmouth Coaster is an open-top bus service that offers a unique and scenic way to explore the sights of Falmouth and its surrounding areas.
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In 1805 news of Britain's victory and Admiral Nelson's death at Trafalgar was landed in Falmouth from the schooner Pickle and taken to London by stagecoach.
The Falmouth Coaster is an open-top bus service around the sights of Falmouth in Cornwall, England. The bus provides a unique and scenic way to explore the town and its surrounding areas, allowing folk to enjoy the fresh sea air and stunning scenery as they travel.
As the bus travels through Falmouth, passengers will be able to admire the town’s bustling harbour and its many boats and ships. The town is a hub of maritime activity, with a rich history of trade and exploration, and the Falmouth Coaster provides a great opportunity to learn more about this fascinating part of England’s heritage.
The bus also takes in some of Falmouth’s most beautiful beaches, such as Gyllyngvase Beach and Swanpool Beach. These popular beaches are known for their soft golden sand and crystal-clear waters, and are perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and simply relaxing.
As the Coaster travels out of Falmouth, customers can enjoy views of the rolling hills and countryside that surround the town. You’ll see fields dotted with sheep and cattle, quaint villages, and historic farmhouses, all adding to the idyllic charm of the area.
One of the highlights is Pendennis Point, a headland that juts out into the sea, offering breathtaking views of the coast and the English Channel. The area is a popular spot for walking and picnicking, and is a great place to take in the natural beauty of the region.
Finally, the bus stops at Pendennis Castle, a 16th-century castle that sits atop a hill overlooking the town and the sea. The castle is open to visitors, and provides a fascinating insight into the history of Falmouth and its role as a major port town.
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The National Maritime Museum in Falmouth is a popular destination for visitors to the town. The museum showcases the rich maritime heritage of Cornwall and the surrounding area, with exhibits ranging from historic ships and boats to paintings and maps depicting life at sea.
Pendennis Castle is another must-see attraction in Falmouth. The castle, which dates back to the 16th century, sits atop a hill overlooking the town and the sea, and provides visitors with stunning views of the surrounding area. The castle is open to visitors from Spring and is a great place to learn about the history of Falmouth and its role as a major port town.
Pendennis Point is a headland that juts out into the sea, offering visitors sweeping views of the coast and the English Channel. The area is a popular spot for walking and picnicking, and is a great place to take in the fresh sea air and enjoy the natural beauty of the region.
Gyllngvase Beach and Swanpool Beach are two of Falmouth’s most popular beaches, offering visitors the chance to relax in the sun, swim in the sea, and enjoy the local scenery. Both beaches are within easy reach of the town and provide the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
Kimberley Park is a beautiful park located in the heart of Falmouth. The park offers visitors the chance to take a stroll, picnic, or simply relax in the shade of its many trees. In the summer of 2022, the park will be a popular destination for locals and visitors alike, offering a peaceful haven in the heart of the town.
Gateway to the Falmouth Coaster
By train to Truro then U1 First Kernow bus to Falmouth