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what’s on in Falmouth in august 2018?

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August 15, 2018

Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat is near the southern most park of main land UK, the Lizard Peninsula offers stunning views, gorgeous coastal settings and stunning cliffsides to explore. Mullion Cove hosts luxurious accommodation to relax in after a long day discovering new activities in the local area.


pirate school

At: Maritime Museum, TR11 3QY
When: 23rd July – 3rd September. 10am – 5pm
Prices: Adults £13.95 / Child £6

Join in on the interactive show from the Rattlebox Theatre, here all the little shipmates will become part of the trainee pirate crew! Get stuck in with the fun sessions of make and take where you can create fabulous pirate artefacts to take home and wow the whole family, and follow the pirate parrot trail to seek out the treasure. Spend the summer learning everything you need to know about the Golden Age of Piracy in Corwall.


enjoy land’s end

At: Land’s End, TR19 7AA
When: Throughout the year. 10am – late
Prices: Adult £12 / Child £9 / Family £30

Land’s End is home to a range of fantastic experiences, with brand new attractions for 2018! Building on from the popular Shaun the Sheep Eexperience, Aardman Presents ‘A Grand Experience’ which offers a brand new interactive experience for all ages to enjoy. you’ll be able walk inside Wallace and Gromit’s living room, the famous red rocket and even on the moon! 2018 also sees the highly anticipated sequel to attraction film ‘The Lost World’, the new 4D movie sees main character Bob stressed and traumatised from events of the previous movies, while dealing with a prehistoric stowaway on his dingy! Test your metal and try the interactive world of Arthur’s Quest and see if you can complete Merlin’s challenge, before relax and meeting the adorable farm animals at the Greeb Farm attraction.


hands on history: terrific tudors

At: Pendennis Castle, TR11 4LP
When: 25th July – 31st August. 11am – 5pm
Prices: Adult £12.33 / Child £7.38 / Family £32.04

The Hands on History series of events at English Heritage properties this summer are fun for all ages! Visit Pendennis Castle and watch as the crew bring the castle to life, make sure to get stuck into all the Tudor activities on offer and listen to the fascinating tales during the storytelling sessions.


medieval joust

At: Pendennis Castle, TR11 4LP
When: 21st & 22nd August. 11am – 5pm
Prices: Adult £12.33 / Child £7.38 / Family £32.04

Witness the speed and skill as four of the most masterful Knights battle for good and evil. Choose your champion and see who is victorious in a display of courage and chivalry. Living history enactments and campsites will take you back in time, try the hobby-horse jousting, be entertained by the court jester and merry musicians and marvel at the Falcons in flight show.


Flambards summer activities

At: Flambards, TR13 0QA

Flambards is one of Cornwall’s top attractions, with fantastic outdoor rides and indoor activities, it’s perfect for all weather fun. Along with all the fabulous regular attractions, there is a whole host of Summer activities to enjoy, with free face painting Fridays, meet and greets with Ferdi Fox, the fantastic Big Top Sunday Circus, with workshops to master those circus skills, along with brilliant and energetic performances from the Big Dance Company. Marvel at the Billy Wizz Magic Show, a musical delight of Gary Barlow tribute show and fabulous Firework Spectacular displays on selected nights throughout the summer.


Book your Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat holiday this summer and make sure you visit all the attractions and events in the local area, soak up the beautiful scenery and relax in your luxurious lodge accommodation.

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