About Falmouth Week

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Falmouth has something for everyone! With great activities, shopping and dining, there's plenty to do around the town! You can find full details on shops and businesses, eating and drinking, and accommodation on the Falmouth Website.

About Falmouth Week

Falmouth Week provides a racing programme to challenge the most competitive sailors, yet retains a ‘fun and friendly’ feel which also attracts families and the less experienced.  The regatta is organised by the Port of Falmouth Sailing Association (PoFSA) which is a partnership of Falmouth's six local sailing clubs. See the sailing regatta page for more information.

Falmouth Week's shoreside activities have developed a lot over the years, and thanks to our amazing sponsors and partners we now have a full scehdule of daytime and evening entertainment throughout the town. Find out more on the shoreside events page.

Travel on Wednesday 9th August

Falmouth is busiest on the Family Fun Day, so here is some helpful travel info to plan your trip. Please note, the Red Arrows Display has been relocated to Falmouth Bay for safety reasons, meaning the seafront roads will be busy in the hours leading up to the display.

The Seafront including Pendennis Point will be closed from 3pm-7.30pm, but access to Pendennis Castle and the Ships and Castles will still be permitted (until full). The closures affect all minor roads connected with the seafront (Cliff Road) up until Queen Mary Road, close to Gyllyngvase beach. 

There are public toilets at Gyllyngvase, Castle, Swanpool and Maenporth beaches. There are also portaloos at Pendennis Point (incl a disabled one) just for the Wednesday.

The Town Centre main streets from Market Street through are closed from 11am-9pm for various Falmouth Week activities. For more details on the seafront closures click here.

We very much encourage the use of public transport and please plan your journey early. Support the town and the businesses both before and after the display. 

GWR Maritime Line Train service 

For full details and pdf download of the train times, see this link http://greatscenicrailways.co.uk/lines/maritime-line/

St Mawes Ferry

Normal timetable

20:15 from Falmouth Prince of Wales Pier
20:45 from St Mawes back to Falmouth Prince of Wales Pier

(No 1645 from Falmouth)

(No 1715/1745 from St Mawes)

Park & Ride
Every 20 minutes from 0940 until 2050

Park & Float 

Every 20 minutes from 1000 until 2120
Suspension between 1720-1900 owing to low tide

Spectator Boats

From Falmouth PWP - 1715 - Return approx 1900-1930
From St Mawes - 1745 - Return approx 1900-1930

For more information visit the website

Townlink and Shorelink Bus Service

Please see the PDF below

Car Parking

The Ships and Castles car park will be available as will the Falmouth Rugby Club (both will be chargable). Church Street and Custom House Car Parks will be closed on Wednesday 9th August for the Family Fun Day. Please see the Cornwall Council Carparks page for information on alternative car parks in Falmouth.

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