At the entrance to Carrick Roads, the twin castles of Pendennis and St Mawes can be seen by passengers where they have stood guard since the 16th century. The Port can accommodate ships alongside, or they can anchor in the sheltered waters of the Bay. Dedicated passenger landing facilities are available, as well as a full range of marine services. Ships berth only a 10 minute walk away from the town or passengers can opt to take the complimentary transfer coach. Beyond the town, the choice of shore excursions are plentiful, from glorious sub tropical gardens, to grand historical estates, ancient and magical castles, to the natural wonders of Cornwall’s landscape and coastline.
- One of Cornwall’s most iconic landmarks, Eden’s massive Biomes act as giant greenhouse’s, each with its own ecosystem, and home to over a million plants from around the world.
- Two Neighbouring gardens situated within the 3 valleys of Mawnen Smith on the edge of Falmouth. - Trebah with a 25 ache sub tropical garden.- Glendurgan located by the beautiful Hamlet of Durgan.
- Situated atop its own island is a unique 12th century castle. St Michaels Mount is only accessible by walking the legendary cobbled causeway at low tide or by boat at high tide.
- Walking the South West coastal path visitors can experience the natural wanders of Cornwall’s coastal 200 foot high granite cliffs and its diverse range of unique flora and fauna.