Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 11 August 2011, 16:23   #1
Member
 
Black's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Bristol/Devon
Boat name: Orca
Make: Aerotec 380
Length: 3m +
Engine: Johnson 15hp
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 352
Send a message via MSN to Black
Beaches around Falmouth

Heading down to Falmouth for a week camping at Tregunwith Farm on Saturday morning, putting the boat in at Mylor Harbour. Can anyone recommend some good local beaches and pubs to visit?

Fingers crossed I'm not putting the tent up in the rain on Saturday.

After our week In Falmouth moving east to that RIB.net favourite, Penmarlem for a week.
__________________

__________________
Black is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11 August 2011, 16:26   #2
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Looe
Make: Delta
Length: 4m +
Engine: Mercury
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 1,335
Lantic Bay near Looe. Great beach, and you can only get to it by boat!
__________________

__________________
Black Dog Marine
www.blackdogmarine.com
Turbodiesel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11 August 2011, 16:38   #3
Member
 
Black's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Bristol/Devon
Boat name: Orca
Make: Aerotec 380
Length: 3m +
Engine: Johnson 15hp
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 352
Send a message via MSN to Black
Turbo, where is that beach in relation to Looe, don't have any charts on me!
__________________
Black is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11 August 2011, 16:45   #4
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Mighty Penryn
Boat name: Little Joe.
Make: Avon Searider
Length: 4m +
Engine: Honda BF50
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 8,841
Quote:
Originally Posted by Black View Post
Heading down to Falmouth for a week camping at Tregunwith Farm
Tell Neil from me that he's a tosser.

Beachs/Pubs? Yep, there's a few.
__________________
Mollers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11 August 2011, 16:50   #5
Member
 
Black's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Bristol/Devon
Boat name: Orca
Make: Aerotec 380
Length: 3m +
Engine: Johnson 15hp
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 352
Send a message via MSN to Black
Mollers, there was a pub called the Smugglers? mentioned in a magazine last month, any good?

Did the cafe at Mylor meet with the wife's approval?

Sent from my iPad using Rib.net
__________________
Black is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11 August 2011, 17:21   #6
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Mighty Penryn
Boat name: Little Joe.
Make: Avon Searider
Length: 4m +
Engine: Honda BF50
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 8,841
Quote:
Originally Posted by Black View Post
Mollers, there was a pub called the Smugglers? mentioned in a magazine last month, any good?
No, 'Smuggler's' has been taken over by Tregothnan Estates, the freehold owners. Overpriced, pretentious rubbish.

Mylor brekkie was excellent.

TBH, top grub on the waterfront is pricey. The terrace at The Idle Rocks, St. Mawes is sublime when the sun is out.

The Ferryboat, Helford River, excellent for shellfish.

Most of the eateries in Falmouth are average, Rick Stein's chippy is worth a visit.
__________________
Mollers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11 August 2011, 17:50   #7
Member
 
Leapy's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Sheepy Parva
Boat name: Sadly Sold
Length: no boat
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 1,728
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mollers
'Smuggler's' has been taken over by Tregothnan Estates, the freehold owners. Overpriced, pretentious rubbish.
Went there the other day...crowded, grubby and the staff had lost the plot: 40 minutes for the tea to arrive; the scones 10 mins later :-( Piss poor
__________________
Leapy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11 August 2011, 18:03   #8
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Sutton in ashfield
Boat name: Adjalu
Make: Bombard
Length: 3m +
Engine: Mariner 25
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 1
Hi. I only have a Bombard Aerotec 380 but we have launched most days off Maenporth beach. Staff really helpful at "Life's a Beach". Cafe great. Many boaters anchor up and take refreshments. Also plenty of private coves to anchor off, although some are used for skinny dipping. I love this area. Hope you do. Sadly we leave tomorrow.
__________________
Seadog_blue is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11 August 2011, 18:13   #9
Member
 
Razorbill's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: The West End, Penryn.
Boat name: Jenny Haniver
Make: Pacific 8313
Length: 6m +
Engine: Mermaid Turbo 4
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 134
Quote:
Originally Posted by Leapy View Post
Went there the other day...crowded, grubby and the staff had lost the plot: 40 minutes for the tea to arrive; the scones 10 mins later :-( Piss poor
Thanks for the tip, I was thinking of visiting there next time home!
__________________
Razorbill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11 August 2011, 19:24   #10
RIBnet admin team
 
Nos4r2's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: The wilds of Wiltshire
Boat name: WhiteNoise/Dominator
Make: Ballistic 7.8/SR5.4
Length: 7m +
Engine: Opti 225/Yam 85
MMSI: 235090687/235055163
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 12,645
RIBase
If you're eating out from Penmarlam try The Famous Punch Bowl Inn in Lanreath. The food is good and it's not tourist trap prices.
__________________
Need spares,consoles,consumables,hire,training or even a new boat?

Please click HERE and HERE and support our Trade Members.

Join up as a Trade member or Supporter HERE
Nos4r2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 22:26.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.