The stunning beaches of Swanpool and Maenporth are excellent family friendly, sandy beaches, and each being great for swimming or paddle boarding alike. The area, in general, offers many opportunities for water sports enthusiasts as well as sailing, due to the many world-class facilities that are on offer between Falmouth Bay and the nearby Helford River and Carrick Roads. The South West Coast Path offers mile upon mile of spectacular walks and numerous places from which to enjoy the areas amazing vistas, as well as creating links between the beaches around Falmouth Bay. There are a range of marinas in Falmouth and also just around the headland at Mylor, which offers exceptional boating and dining facilities. The Roseland Peninsula is also easily accessed, via the King Harry Ferry for cars or a foot ferry direct to St Mawes from one of the piers in the town, the Hotel Tresanton and Idle Rocks being favourites for fine dining.
If you’d like to know more about the Roseland Peninsula you can see our area guide here>