The Observatory Guest House

Guest House
Total number of rooms
TR11 4QL
The Observatory Guest House

The Observatory offers accommodation in a comfortable and homely Guest House centrally located in Falmouth in a building with an intriguing history. The foundation stone of The Observatory was laid on August 12th 1884 by Lord Mount Edgecumbe who was the President of the Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society. The Stone can be seen at the left of the front entrance. The roof is reinforced to take scientific equipment for the study of wind, rainfall and the stars. The telescope used at The Observatory is now in Kew Gardens. The Observatory is situated close to Falmouth town centre sea front and safe beaches and is an ideal base from which to visit Cornwall's many attractions. The National Maritime Museum the Eden Project the Lizard Peninsula the Lost Gardens of Heligan Roseland and Lands End are all within easy reach. Falmouth is a working port and sailing haven which offers visitors varied shops restaurants Arts Theatre Galleries etc. Throughout the year the Falmouth area hosts many land sea and river based festivals such as the Oyster Festival Classics Week Literature & Arts Festival local regattas etc. You will also find activities and live music at Pendennis Castle the Princess Pavilion and Falmouth Arts Centre. There are also award winning gardens like Trebah and Glendurgan which are worth a visit alternatively Cornwall boasts beautiful coastal and countryside walks for your pleasure. All rooms are en-suite with tea and coffee making facilities complimentary Cornish biscuits Colour digital TV DVD players clock radio and hair driers we also supply towels bath & shower gels and shampoo sachets. We have a varied Breakfast menu produce from local suppliers. Vegetarians catered for. Off road free parking. Images taken by Clementine Patrick-Brown 2010

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