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Within 50 yards of Falmouth Sea Front and the lovely Gyllyngvase Beach, Chellowdene is a friendly, family run business providing bed and breakfast with optional evening meals in Falmouth, Cornwall. We are open all year round and all rooms are centrally heated. We also have off street parking available directly in front of the property.
This is a lovely, spacious old house in a wonderful location which has been tastefully and extensively refurbished to a very high standard. The home cooked food is superb with a hearty full English breakfast to start the day. We also provide a lovely, four course evening meal with three choices per course. The perfect end to a days holiday. We are open all year round and all rooms are centrally heated. We also have off street parking available directly in front of the property.
All of our rooms have sea views and two have private balconies with extensive views of the beach and the lovely, scenic Falmouth Bay. Four of our rooms are ensuite and the other two have private bathrooms, thus all rooms have their own, private facilities. All rooms have TV plus tea and coffee making facilities. Chellowdene is strictly non smoking throughout. We welcome families with children over ten, however, we regret that we are not able to accommodate pets.
In addition to being just a short walk from several of Falmouth's superb beaches, Chellowdene is also close to a range of excellent transport links including buses, taxis and the local railway stations.
Falmouth is one of the foremost holiday destinations in the UK offering everything from superb, clean beaches to sailing, cliff walking and a bustling town centre with a wide range of shops and restaurants. There are boat trips available taking you out into the lovely Falmouth bay or up the beautiful Fal Estuary to the county town of Truro. You can also take the passenger ferry over to St Mawes on the lovely Roseland Peninsula.
Falmouth has a long maritime tradition dating back to the days of the tea clippers and there are regular marine events staged throughout the season ranging from gig and yacht racing to races between the local gaff rigged working boats. Numerous epic voyages have started and finished in Falmouth. Ellen McArthur landed at the end of her record breaking round the world trip in Falmouth.
As a result of this long tradition, Falmouth has a branch of the National Maritime Museum located by the harbour. This is a truly excellent facility with a wide range of exhibits together with cafe, shop and observation tower overlooking the town and harbour.
Tate Gallery St Ives The small, picturesque town of St Ives has attracted painters for over a century including JMW Turner among many others. Many artists are associated with St Ives and West Cornwall, with its rich history and its vivid artistic life. Thus it is very appropriate that we have a branch of the world reknowned Tate Gallery located here.
Flambards Helston www.flambards.co.uk The Flambards Theme Park Experience is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Cornwall. Not only does the Theme Park host the best thrill rides in Cornwall, but also the Flambards Victorian Village and Britain in the Blitz indoor tourist attractions. Flambards is also very proud of its beautiful garden setting and has won many awards over the years for trees, shrubs and flowers.
Pendennis Castle Falmouth Constructed between 1540 and 1545, Pendennis Castle and its sister St Mawes Castle form the Cornish end of the chain of coastal castles built by Henry VIII to counter a threat from France and Spain. Thereafter Pendennis was frequently adapted to face new enemies over 400 years, right through until World War II. There are a wide range of attractions at the castle including an interactive exhibition and cafe. The views are also absolutely stunning.
Seal Sanctuary Gweek The National Seal Sanctuary is set in the picturesque Helford Estuary, by the beautiful village of Gweek, in Cornwall. The Sanctuary is a busy rescue centre, and also has resident Grey Seals, Common Seals, Californian and Patagonian Sea Lions, Goats, Ponies and Otters. Visitors can choose to adopt a seal and sponsor it on its road to eventual recovery and release back to the wild.
St Michaels Mount Penzance Explore the amazing island world of St Michael's Mount and discover legend, myth and over a thousand years of incredible history. You can walk the causeway at low water or enjoy a short motor boat trip when the tide is in. Climb the ancient, cobbled path to the inspiring medieval castle, gaze down at the beautiful gardens and enjoy magnificent views across the bay to Penzance.
Goonhilly Earth Station Set in the dramatic landscape of the Lizard Peninsula the giant dishes of Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station rise up from the heathland. Through the Visitor Centre and guided bus tour, explore the history of communication at the largest and oldest satellite station in the World 60 Giant Satellite dishes. This unique experience attracts over 80,000 visitors every year.
Royal Cornwall Museum Truro Cornwall's oldest and most prestigious museum, famed for its internationally important collections. See a myriad of minerals, view an unwrapped mummy and discover Cornwall's unique culture. There is a collection of Newlyn School paintings in the Fine and Decorative Arts gallery. The museum also presents an exciting range of changing exhibitions throughout the year together with an extensive educational programme for all the family.
Lands End is one of the world's best loved landmarks. It's a place of almost mystical beauty where the might of the Atlantic meets the towering cliffs of Cornwall - a place where nature is still one of the big attractions. Discover a myriad of wild flowers, soaring seabirds or even seals coming out to play. There are also a wide range of other attractions including the Dr Who exhibition and the Lands End Shopping Village.
Dairy Land Farm is an all weather attraction providing family entertainment for all ages rain or shine. There are a wide range of facilities including Animal Ark, Pat a Pet, Bottle feeding and Pony rides - Make some wonderful new friends! Stroke, feed cuddle and ride, a great hands on experience. The overall philosophy is to encourage visitors to the farm and promote a better understanding between town and country.