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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Building
“Plenty of things to do here. Shopping, restaurants, beautiful views set in the granite backdrop of Royal William Yard, a former Royal Navy victually centre.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“As one of the world’s top surfing destinations, backed by high cliffs and sand dunes, Fistral is the playground for hundreds of enthusiasts who flock to the beach to get a fix of the big waves. All the big UK surf competitions take place here including the Famous Night Surf, Boardmasters Surf Championships, National Surf Championships, the Groms plus many more… so if you’re a gung-ho pro or a just a timid beginner, this is the ideal place for you to show off or take your first tentative dip in the ocean. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Café
“A buzzing atmosphere at any time of day, serving food and drinks overlooking the beach.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Park
“Great place for walking & Cycling. You can hire bikes here. There is also a small cafe.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Nature
“So worth going about 40mins drive - great for all and tickets are valid for a year.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great seafood tapas menu right in the heart of Newlyn, only a stone’s throw from the cottage. The crab nachos are a firm favourite for good reason! A must visit for any length of stay! ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Entertainment
“A lovely day out whatever your age. Pick up half price offers from local shops before you go.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Quirky, don't expect posh, but do expect good simple seafood. don't expect a good veggie option! They do seafood, that's what they do! Kitchen roll on the table, mismatched tables and chairs, nice lighting, good atmosphere. Very hard to get a table, when you know you are coming book then.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
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“The most wonderful and remote part of Cornwall. Off the crowd from the tourist attraction Lands end has magnificent charm and great cliff walks . The view is stunning.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“great sunset lovely fresh fish...book ahead as it gets very busy and only has a few tables.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Bar
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“Good size bar area serving good cocktails and selection of beers/largest. Bar area is dog friendly ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“The first polytechnic in the UK, this building now offers art exhibitions, theatre and independent films.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Café
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“Fantastic food made with love overlooking the beach. Always a vegan, veggie option. If you can book a feast night, very hard to do but sublime on a warm evening (and even if it's raining!)”
  • 41 locals recommend
Bus Station
“With over 15 galleries, a boatbuilding workshop, exciting new exhibitions every year, interactive exhibits and a collection that spans The National Small Boat collection, artworks, maps and charts, memorabilia and other objects there’s plenty to explore. Located in a breathtaking location overlooking aptly named Discovery Quay in the centre of Falmouth, The National Maritime Museum Cornwall is an award winning museum celebrating the sea.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Zoo
“Love it here. check out the local Westbriton newspaper for any discounts. There's a good softplay barn here too. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bar
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“Cooked on an over an open fire with a "nose to tail" philosophy, meaning hand picked daily menu, ensuring the whole animal is used and everything is as fresh and seasonal as it can be.”
  • 25 locals recommend