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Vibrant Historical Walking Tour Through Falmouth

By Falmouth Uncovered


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1h 30m
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Social distancing
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  • What's included

    Activity sheets for children

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Service animals allowed

  • Near public transport

  • Most travellers can participate

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travellers

  • Prince of Wales Pier, Falmouth TR11 3DF, UK

  • Departure time: 2:00 PM

What you can expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Arwenack Street, Arwenack St, Falmouth TR11, UK

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

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Custom House Quay, Falmouth TR11 3JT, UK

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

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Gyllyng Street, Gyllyng St, Falmouth TR11, UK

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

Stop At: Smithick Hill, Falmouth TR11, UK

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

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Market Street, Market St, Falmouth TR11, UK

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

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Prince of Wales Pier, Falmouth TR11 3DF, UK

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear and equipment sanitised between use

Social distancing

  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Activity Location

  • Cornwall
  • Falmouth England

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • 2 Discovery Quay, Port Pendennis, Falmouth TR11 3XP, UK Cornwall
    • Falmouth England

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