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Beaches, Day Trips, Falmouth and Beyond and Walks

Our Top 5 Dog-Friendly Places To Eat and Walk in Cornwall

As a dog-friendly hotel, we know it can be hard to find places around Cornwall where you can walk with your dog and stop for...

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Day Trips and Falmouth and Beyond

Day Trip – Our Guide to Truro

Head inland to explore Cornwall’s only city - Truro. Discover narrow alleyways, leats and pretty buildings, with Truro Cathedral's gothic towers dominating the skyline. From a year long festival programme to weekly food markets, art galleries and historical attractions - Truro is the perfect way to spend a day.

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Day Trips and Falmouth and Beyond

Day Trip – Our Guide to the Lizard

For the ultimate day trip, the Lizard is just a 40 minute drive from St Michaels Hotel. Head to the most southerly point on the UK's mainland, see the scenery change and surround yourself amongst the sound of waves hurtling to the shore. Around the coast you'll find tiny fishing ports with huge sea walls to protect from the Atlantic gales, pubs with fresh seafood on their menus, and secret sandy bays with jagged rocks jutting out to sea.

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Day Trips and Falmouth and Beyond

Day Trip – Our Guide to Porthleven

Exuding Cornish charm and tradition, Porthleven is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Although it's a sleepy traditional fishing village, there's a real vibrant sense of community with bustling pubs and foodie hot spots. It's only a twenty minute drive from St Michaels Hotel, and is the ideal in-between base for exploring the Lizard Peninsula and Land's End. From walking and eating to beach days and art, here's our guide to spending the perfect day in Porthleven...

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Day Trips and Falmouth and Beyond

A Day Trip Around The Roseland

The words 'Roseland' and 'unspoilt beauty' always seem to go hand-in-hand. And we can see why. Bordered by the Fal Estuary to the west and the Atlantic to the east, the Roseland Peninsula is a paradise for walkers, foodies, beach bums, history buffs and wild swimmers.

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Day Trips and Falmouth and Beyond

A Day Trip Around The Helford

The famous Helford River is an unspoilt estuary that stretches from its rocky entrance on the edge of Falmouth Bay to the old port of Gweek. The river is a perfect day trip out - from ancient oak woods lining its banks and gentle slopes, to secluded creeks, whitewashed cottages and small streams bursting with wildlife.

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