Cornwall LivingIssue #75
A few of our favourite spot in Falmouth.
For you and your home
The Grey Lurcher
Tucked away at the top of the high street in Falmouth, The Grey Lurcher sells an ever-changing selection of gifts, cards and interior design pieces. Opened in October 2017 by Julie Oats, this little shop is fast becoming a popular stop for the eclectic and quirky products it sells. Named after the much-loved family lurcher, inside there’s a distinct French feel. Sourcing from local designers as well, the shop stocks The Emporium of Illumination, Windswept Girlie for a coastal feel, and Becky Bettesworth posters and prints.
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The best kept secret
Secrets clothing boutique was founded in 1982 in Falmouth. Today, Secrets carries exclusive, stylish, relaxed and individual clothing and fashion labels, crafted from quality fabrics and featuring interesting details for fashion-conscious women. Happy to be a source of inspiration when you visit the shop, the experienced and friendly staff are always on hand to help you choose current trends that complement and express your style, body shape and personality. Free personal shopping sessions are also offered and can be booked in advance.
A family affair
Pennance Mill Farm
Pennance Mill Farm is a family run campsite situated in a valley of outstanding natural beauty, only two miles from the vibrant seaside town of Falmouth. Meanporth beach is also only half a mile away and is easily reached from the farm’s private footpath. The level and sheltered touring site makes use of three meadows, all south facing and with unspoilt countryside views. Enjoy the added benefit of hard-standing pitches if required and plenty of electrical hook-up points at this tranquil coastal escape.
Get your clubs ready
Falmouth Pitch and Putt and Crazy Golf
Falmouth’s nine-hole pitch and putt run by Pennance Mill Farm is a fantastic day out for the whole family. Usually taking 90-minutes to make it around the course, a charming tea room awaits your finish. Food served in the café includes quality light lunches, fresh handmade cakes and locally made ice cream, providing the perfect pit stop to refuel after your pitch and putt adventure. All equipment is provided for your game and left handed clubs are also available, so all you have to worry about is who’s going to win!
AK Wildlife Cruises, Falmouth
Passionate about nature, AK Wildlife Cruises Captain, Keith Leeves loves sharing his knowledge about wildlife with kids and adults alike. Trips are available daily, with a choice of four hour and seven hour trips, as well as a river cruise up the river Fal and Helford. All of this, plus free parking at Falmouth Marina!
Beers of the world
HAND Bar & Bottle Shop
HAND, established 2010 in Falmouth, was the vanguard of craft beer in Cornwall. Now, with an attached Bottle Shop, it boasts a wide range of beers, natural wines and spirits from all over the world to drink in and take away. Tucked away in a courtyard on the Old High Street, HAND hosts tap take overs, meet the brewer events, tastings and good times.