YACHT CRUISING COURSES
Mylor yacht cruising school
RYA Practical and Shorebased Courses Including:
Yachtmaster Prep and Exams
VHF and GMDSS
Own boat tuition and taster sessions also available
Call for more info 07581 625089
Roundhouse Barn Holidays - on the Roseland Peninsula, near St.Just in Roseland, a 40 minute drive to Mylor Sailing School via a beautiful crossing on the King Harry Car Ferry, or if you are travelling by water, it's around 10 minutes!
Cornish Holiday Cottages - a recommended accommodation website.
Recommended Luxury Holiday Villages:
Pendra Gloweth - based 10 minutes from Falmouth in Maen Valley. This is a beautiful location close to beaches.
The Valley - Luxury Holiday Cottages, self-catering holiday accommodation in the beautiful Carnon Downs area in between Truro and Falmouth. Enjoy the comforts of being in your own home whilst experiencing the best that Cornwall has to offer.
Gwel-an-Mor - This holiday village is close to Portreath Beach which is on the North Coast and around a 35 minute drive to Mylor Yacht Harbour.
Bed and Breakfasts and Hotels
Trefusis Barton - a 15 minute walk from Mylor Sailing School. Beautiful farm house location with magnificent views of the Fal Estuary. Sleeps 6 in total.
The Red House - located in the bustling town of Falmouth. Very friendly owners, and keen sailors.
The Telford Guest House - located in the bustling town of Falmouth.
John and Sue Connolly
Highcliffe Guest House - located in the bustling town of Falmouth.
Margaret and John Beavis
Quay House B&B - based in Mylor Bridge, approximately 2 miles from the Mylor Yacht Harbour, right on the waterfront.
John and Denise Carty
St Michael's Hotel and Spa, Falmouth - With stunning sea views across the bay, St Michael's Hotel and Spa is opposite Falmouth's sandy 'Blue Flag' beach, set within its own four acres of picturesque sub-tropical gardens St Michael's Spa is Cornwall's leading destination featuring a large heated indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and well equipped fitness suite. AA 4 star with AA Rosette for food.
Budock Vean - A lovely 4 Star Hotel, which is on the Helford River, highly recommended.
They also have self-catering cottages.
Backpackers and Youth Hostels:
Falmouth Lodge Backpackers - This is conveniently located 5 minutes from Falmouth Town, as well as being only 2 minutes from the beach. Judi and her family have been involved in teh Marine Industry, both here and overseas, for over twenty years and particularly welcome water orientated folk. This comfortable hostel lends itself, both to individuals and to small or large groups (up to 21). From £19 per person per night with a complimentary breakfast thrown in. It also has free Wifi and use of the kitchen and lounge facilities.
These 2 are nice and quiet but not that close to any beaches or towns. Driving time to Mylor Yacht Harbour is around 10 minutes.
Carnon Downs Caravan Park - Nr Truro, this is set back from the main road but very easy to get to a lot of places.
Tel 01872 862283
Fax 01872 862800
WHAT'S ON AROUND WEST CORNWALL:
Attraction website recommended:
DAYoutWITHtheKIDS - Places to visit in England
This is an easy to use website for finding places to visit with your family all over the UK. Searchable by age of kids, county, town, postcode and indoor or outdoor attraction.
Nature lovers from around the world visit Carwinion to admire its renowned collection of bamboo and to relax among the beautiful and rare plants in these 12 unmanicured acres of tranquil garden. Our Helford river tours take several stops along the way to take in the sights, history and splendor of this area of outstanding natural beauty near Falmouth, Cornwall.
National Maritime Museum - A modern museum, voted South West's Visitor Attraction of the Year - it delivers something for everyone. Family activities every school holiday, changing exhibitions, talks, lectures, and a range of different events. A new generation of museum offering so much more than you might expect.
Cornish Business Directory - A manually edited web directory for Cornwall, providing 'spam free', family safe links to Cornish businesses and resources.
I Love Cornwall - a website with What's On.
WHERE TO EAT:
Try this link for recommended restaurants in and around the Falmouth area:
OTHER LINKS OF INTEREST:
Westcountry Watersports Cornwall 's Kitesurfing, wakeboarding and Watersports
COLLEGES THAT OFFER INSTRUCTOR QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING