Vibrant Walking Tour Through Falmouth

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  • 1.5 hr

This is a 90-minute walking tour that uses vibrant storytelling to connect visitors to the Falmouth of centuries past. With passion, imagination and an eye for the funny side of things, we tell tales that transform our guests' experience of this wonderfully unique town.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Falmouth Uncovered

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We discuss the story of the Killigrews — the ruthless family of pirates who founded Falmouth.

Duration: 15 minutes

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We discover how Falmouth went from nothing to becoming a maritime boom town, famous around the world.

Duration: 15 minutes

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What kind of place was Falmouth in the age of sail? A melting pot of nationalities and religious groups, all rubbing shoulders in a town unlike any other. From here we also look across Falmouth from above — the perfect place to soak up its charms.

Duration: 20 minutes

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What sort of things happened on these streets? A great deal — murders, violence and general bad behaviour.

Duration: 20 minutes

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Down on the main street we're at the heart of old Falmouth. Here we find where the ladies of night once prowled, and hear the story of Falmouth's famous cannibal arrivals.

Duration: 10 minutes

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We end by standing on the pier, surrounded by our beautiful harbour. Here we hear one final tale, of a former slave who became a local celebrity.

Duration: 10 minutes
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