44 locals recommend ·
About this place
Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, is one of the finest of the mighty fortresses built by Henry VIII to defend the country against invasion. The castle has seen action in many conflicts and was one of the last royalist strongholds to fall during the English Civil War.
Powered by Foursquare
Tips from locals
A day out in Falmouth can be combined with a visit to Pendennis Castle, a walk along the beach and a visit to Falmouth's superb shops and restaurants.
Set on a headland with breathtaking views out to sea, Pendennis Castle is one of Henry VIII’s finest coastal fortresses. The picturesque castle has defended Cornwall since Tudor times and played a vital role during the two World Wars. Today, you can experience the sights and sounds of battle, meet…
Historic Castle on the point of Falmouth, panoramic views of St Mawes, Falmouth beach front. Nice place to walk/run/cycle - drive to and sit and eat fish and chips!
English Heritage site. Take a picnic and find a spot overlooking Falmouth Bay. Keep an eye out for special events on their website!