Falmouth

Falmouth

The second largest town in Cornwall, Falmouth is best known for its natural harbour, which at 34 m is the deepest in Europe and the third deepest in the world. This bustling, diverse modern town on the mouth of the river Fal is renowned for shipbuilding, yachting,...
Malpas

Malpas

A former vibrant river port nestled on the confluence of the Tresillian and Truro rivers, Malpas is a popular destination with day trippers and holiday makers who come to enjoy the stunning river setting, breath-taking views and tranquillity of the natural...
Malpas – History

Malpas – History

Perched in a stunning setting on the confluence of the Truro and Tresillian rivers just two miles out of Truro, Malpas is a small village consisting of a pub, a harbour, private homes and holiday cottages. Now a quiet getaway from the madding crowd, Malpas was in its...
Truro Cathedral

Truro Cathedral

A triumph of Gothic Revival Architecture, Truro Cathedral is a dominating feature of the city’s skyline and best admired when silhouetted against the bright blue Cornish sky. But what is its story? How was this important hub of worship, art and the local community...
Veryan on Roseland

Veryan on Roseland

Veryan has been described as one of the loveliest inland Cornish villages. The Poet Laureate John Betjeman even felt it was “a mild tropic paradise”. If we ignore cars, the first impression is indeed that of a rural idyll from another time. First mentioned in The...
Beaches on the Roseland Peninsula

Beaches on the Roseland Peninsula

Carne and Pendower Beaches Two splendid sandy beaches on the Roseland peninsula, Carne and Pendower together form a mile-long breath-taking stretch of sand at low tide in Gerrans Bay. Perfect for leisurely walks, both Carne and Pendower are accessible to dogs, however...
Winter Breaks near Truro

Winter Breaks near Truro

Fal River Cottage is located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the village of Malpas two miles downriver from Truro. Its outstanding riverside location affords it spectacular, uninterrupted river views and abundance of walks for both you and your pooch along...
Walk from Malpas to St Clement

Walk from Malpas to St Clement

The walk from Fal River Cottage to St Clement is a lovely circular walk. We recommend starting the walk with the steep steps which can be found about 30M to the left of the cottage as you exit the front gate. The scenery takes in a lovely tree lined path and open...