Picnic Spots

Why not take a short stroll or drive and visit one of the many fantastic picnic spots in and around Falmouth?  You can even order your picnic from us online or over the phone for collection or local delivery!  Where will you choose..?

Coast Path

Distance from shop: As near or far as you choose to explore!

Spoilt for choice in each direction, take time to explore the wonderful South West Coast Path – collect your Picnic Cornwall picnic before you head off or order and we’ll rendevous to deliver your picnic to you (where we’re able to get good access).  You’ll wonder why you’d never explored it before!

On The Water

Distance from shop: Falmouth Harbour (and beyond!)

Picnics on the water are great, especially when you’re tucking in to Picnic Cornwall’s Fine Cornish Produce!

Whether you’re local, a visiting yacht, or taking a trip with our friends at Falmouth Water Taxi or AK Wildlife Cruises, Picnic Cornwall can have your picnic ready for collection before you go, deliver it to the quay side, or even drop it out to your boat (within Falmouth Harbour)!

Castle Drive

Distance from shop: 20 - 30 minutes stroll (and well worth it!)

A fantastic vantage point overlooking Falmouth Docks with stunning views across to the town.

Castle Beach

Distance from shop: 20 minute stroll

A short hop across from Falmouth town and you’re at the beach – Castle Beach is a great choice, particularly great for rockpooling at low tide!

Swanpool Beach

Distance from shop: 30 minute walk, or a short hop by car

Set next to the delightful Swanpool Nature Reserve, Swanpool beach is a beautiful sandy cove – having great road access and parking nearby.

Boscawen Fields

Distance from shop: 25 minutes walk, or a short hop by car

Another fantastic spot to take in the views and enjoy a Picnic Cornwall picnic!  Lovely green fields, great for playing games and larking about!

Crab Quay

Distance from shop: 35 minute walk or a short hop in the car!

Down below Pendennis Castle this lovely hidden picnic spot has some of Falmouth’s best views across the Carrick Roads to St Mawes.  Beautifully sheltered much of the time, a lovely spot to watch the boating world go by (whilst enjoying your Picnic Cornwall picnic!)

Kimberley Park

Distance from shop: 10 minute stroll through Falmouth Town Centre

A beautifully manicured green gem just up Kimberley Park Road from The Moor – lovely tranquil setting for a truly Cornish Picnic Cornwall picnic!


Distance from shop: 10 minute stroll through Falmouth Town Centre

Heading through the town, up along the Old High Street, the Greenbank offers some lovely grassy spots from where to watch Falmouth’s boating world go by – fantastic views up river towards Penryn, across to Flushing and Trefusis Point all the way to St Mawes Castle and beyond.

Custom House Quay

Distance from shop: 5 minutes stroll

A popular spot to access Falmouth’s water front – pretty little quay side with views over the marinas and to Falmouth Docks

Pendennis Point

Distance from shop: 35 minute walk or a short hop in the car!

Pendennis Point offers an array of views and a lovely walk to find your perfect picnic spot!  From views across the Carrick Roads towards the Truro River, to St Mawes, sweeping around past Black Rock to St Anthony’s Head Lighthouse, and then on to Falmouth’s beaches and the entrance to the Helford River in the distance…  perfect, sit back and enjoy your lovely Cornish picnic!

Cliff Road

Distance from shop: 20 minute stroll

Sea fronts don’t get better than this – Cliff Road is a fantastic stretch for a peaceful stroll with magnificent sea views.  Spoilt for choice on where to stop and have your picnic!

Fish Strand Quay

Distance from shop: A 3 - 4 minute stroll

Take a stroll from Picnic heading right along Church Street for just about a minute – spot the steps descending on your left, walking down them for the view in this picture.  When you reach the bottom, Fish Strand Quay spreads out to your left and is a fantastic position to take in the whole harbour from the river up towards Penryn to your left to Falmouth Docks and the National Maritime Museum Cornwall to your right.

Gyllyngvase beach

Distance from shop: Under one mile

One of the most popular beaches in Falmouth, a Blue Flag status beach, with its wide arc of golden sand and inviting sea. Only a 10 minute walk away from Falmouth Town Centre – collect your picnic from us or we can deliver to you at the beach!

Prince of Wales Pier

Distance from shop: A 5-10 minute stroll

Taking a left as you leave Picnic in Church Street, the Prince of Wales Pier is found a short stroll away – reaching the end of Market Strand, head right.  The Pier has lots of benches and a fantastic view across the river to Flushing and the Carrick Roads to St Mawes.