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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Falmouth

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 204 fun things to do in Falmouth for you and the family to discover, including beaches, tourist attractions and indoor and soft play areas. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 86 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Falmouth day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Falmouth with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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Kids on Murder Mystery Treasure Tail

Falmouth Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Falmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

If you want the best detectives in the business, you have to start em’ young! The Falmouth Mystery Treasure Trail would be the perfect way for kids t...

Village around Falmouth Boat Hire

Falmouth Boat Hire

  • Falmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Falmouth Boat Hire provides cabin boats for families wishing to explore the River Fal. Just some of the things you can do when hiring a boat in Falmo...

Kids watching boats on indoor lake at National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth

National Maritime Museum Cornwall

  • Falmouth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

National Maritime Museum Cornwall are Triple Award Winners, voted Visitor Attraction of the Year two years running at the Cornwall Tourism Awards: al...

Orcas at Orca Sea Safaris in Falmouth

Orca Sea Safaris

  • Falmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Orca Sea Safaris is one of Cornwall’s top boat trips! Go sailing on the Seaquest of Falmouth and experience the huge array of wildlife the coast of C...

Kids running on a sandy beach

Swanpool Beach

  • Falmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Discover Swanpool beach, a great place for the kids to explore and splash about in the sea. This fantastic sandy cove is just on the outskirts of Fal...

Boys swimming at Ships and Castles Fun Pool in Falmouth

Better Ships & Castles Leisure Centre

  • Falmouth
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

There’s nothing like a dose of water and beach based fun to chase away any seasonal blues, and at Ships and Castles Fun Pool you don’t need to rely o...

Outside view of Pendennis Castle in Falmouth

Pendennis Castle

  • Falmouth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Pendennis Castle is acknowledged to be one of the finest fortresses built by Henry VIII, so history buffs and imaginative kids are in for a treat! Yo...

People sailing at Mylor Sailing School in Falmouth

Mylor Sailing School

  • Falmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Sailing and Kayaking

Mylor Sailing School, based near Falmouth in Cornwall is the perfect place to start dinghy and keelboat sailing. Lots of children's sailing sessions...

A girl showing her hands covered in sand

Maenporth Beach

  • Falmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Discover a picturesque sandy beach, Maenporth beach in Cornwall. It’s perfect for a splash around in the sea or building sandcastles, or even if you...

Party room at Raze the Roof Indoor Play Centre in Penryn

Raze the Roof Indoor Play Centre

  • Penryn
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Raze the Roof calls all kids for an action packed day of indoor play, laser games and scrumptious treats! Try the vertical drop slide and four lane a...

A toddler standing on a pebble beach

St Mawes Beach

  • Truro
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

St Mawes beach, also known as Summer beach, is a fantastic pebbled beach in Cornwall with plenty for the kids to explore. You can definitely see wher...

Lake at Loe Beach Watersports in Truro

Loe Beach Watersports

  • Truro
  • Outdoor
  • Water Sports

Loe Beach Watersports is a RYA Accredited Training Centre and water sports wonderland offering kayaks, paddleboards, motorboats, rowboats and sailing...

People by sea at BF Adventure in Penryn

BF Adventure

  • Penryn
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Over 60 acres of land, including three former granite quarries, BF Adventure are all about outdoor adventures. That means canoeing, climbing, kayakin...

Snowbells at Trebah Gardens in Falmouth

Trebah Gardens

  • Falmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Trebah Gardens You and yours can discover the magic of this charming Cornish valley garden with over 4m of scenic footpaths to ramble along, adventur...

A little girl in the ball pit at One2eleven in Cornwall

One2Eleven

  • Helston
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Looking for a great soft play area in Cornwall? Look no further than One2Eleven. With amazing features, including a dedicated tots zone and a role pl...

Kids Playing in the sand on the beach

Towan Beach

  • Truro
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Towan beach in Cornwall really is a great spot for a family day out, and the golden sand and bright blue water will make for an awesome beach family...

Kids at Stithians Lake Country Park in Redruth

Stithians Lake Country Park

  • Redruth
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Stithians Lake Country Park Stithians Lake in Cornwall offers a variety of activities on the water. There is certainly plenty to do at this scenic la...

Kids running on a sandy beach

Pendower Beach

  • Truro
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

If you’ve got little explorers who love discovering new things, then a trip to Pendower beach in Cornwall is a must. Before you even get to the beach...

Seal at National Seal Sanctuary in Helston

Cornish Seal Sanctuary4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Helston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Aquariums

Make some new friends today at Cornwall's only Seal Sanctuary and rescue centre! Come and hear about dramatic rescues and meet the seal and sea lion...

Player Ready Virtual Reality and Racing

Player Ready Virtual Reality and Racing

  • Truro
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Fancy having a go at VR? Player Ready Virtual Reality & Racing in Truro is the place to be! From an adrenaline-boosting VR Racing Simulators, to...

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