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House Removals Falmouth
Located on the south coast of Cornwall, Falmouth is a town and port on the River Fal. It is a magnet for walkers, picnickers and families alike and is renowned as one of the UK’s premier day sailing destinations.
Falmouth’s history is deeply rooted in maritime exploits, from the days of the Packet ships and Trafalgar Way, whilst its creative heritage boasts the names Picasso, Tuke and Man Ray. Not only is Falmouth a beautiful place to visit and live, it is at the forefront of the region’s artistic and maritime excellence.
Falmouth is a place of wonderful sea views, beaches and countryside. It is a quaint town but the palpable buzz of creativity is strong and small businesses, bookshops, and galleries line the streets.
Moving to Falmouth
Detached houses are popular in Falmouth, with a standard family home costing buyers an average of £378,170. Semi-detached properties and terraced properties are both selling for very similar amounts, both hovering in the £221,000 to £222,000 price bracket. Flats and maisonettes are the most affordable property in Falmouth, with prices averaging at £204,187.
The Britannia Lanes of Cornwall office is located just half an hour away from Falmouth in Truro. Not only can we provide you with a variety of removal options to help your day run without a hitch, we all provide a multitude of different storage options.
Eating Out in Falmouth
Falmouth has helped put Cornwall on the culinary map, with a profusion of cafes, restaurants, and speciality food outlets. The Falmouth Oyster Festival happens annually in October. The festivities celebrate the start of the oyster dredging season, the native Fal Oyster and the diversity of Cornish seafood, with four days of feasting, cooking demos, live music and craft stalls.
There are many seafood restaurants overlooking the ocean and The Flying Fish and Water’s Edge Restaurant are two very popular establishments. As well as chain restaurants, there are a plethora of cafes. From Mediterranean and Caribbean eateries, to cupcake bakeries and vegan bistros, Falmouth is a food-lovers haven.
Transport Links Falmouth
The Fal Mussel Card launched in 2010 and it gives locals unrestricted hop on-hop off access to the Fal River Links network of ferries, local buses and trains. Regular ferry services link Falmouth with Truro, St Mawes, St Anthony Headland, Flushing and Trelissick.
Falmouth also has a fantastic Park & Float scheme. Like Park & Ride services, visitors and locals can park in Ponsharden and use their Mussel Card to hop on a free boat ride into Falmouth.
Falmouth benefits from two train stations; Falmouth Docks and Falmouth Town. Trains run to London Paddington from Falmouth Docks, with journeys requiring one or two changes. Journey times are just under or over 6 hours.