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Falmouth Art Gallery
Be inspired by our town’s award-winning gallery, with seasonally changing displays of some of the best British painters, ceramicists and printmakers. Located in the heart of the town, pop in for a quick look around, or while away an afternoon getting lost in the craft and mastery of the pieces on display.
Trelissick Gardens are a National Trust treasure, and one of the top places to visit in Falmouth. A dog-friendly park and woodland walk, stroll around ancient trees, soak in breathtaking estuary views and eighteenth century architecture, amongst almost 300 acres of land. Catch the ferry from Falmouth to explore this waterside wonderland.
Take a trip back to Tudor times. Famously recognised as one of Henry VIII’s coastal fortresses, Pendennis Castle sits proudly at the head of Falmouth’s headland. There’s something for the whole family to learn on this day out. Greenbank guests can enjoy 10% discount on Pendennis Castle ticket entry.
Step into mother nature’s finest horticultural display when you visit Glendurgan Garden. Famous for its iconic green hedge maze, lose yourself in ‘Alice in Wonderland’ style amongst vibrant petals and exotic trees. For a truly quintessential Cornish experience, pause for a cream tea at the tea-rooms, followed by a dip in the Helford River off of Durgan Beach. Greenbank guests can enjoy 20% discount on ticket entry to the gardens.
St Mawes Castle
A short ferry ride across the bay, you’ll find the seaside village of St Mawes. Head to the castle on the hill, one of Henry VIIIs best-preserved artillery fortresses, watching over the water. Cannon-lined gardens, latin-inscripted historical artefacts and secret stone passageways await. Greenbank guests can enjoy 10% discount on St Mawes Castle ticket entry.
National Maritime Museum
If you’re curious about the ocean, but want to remain onshore, the National Maritime Museum is a must. Located on Falmouth’s marina, the multi-award winning museum has 15 galleries, holding a host of dynamic exhibitions for all ages, showcasing the best and most intriguing parts of Cornwall’s seafaring past.