Directions to Pendennis Castle & Pendennis Point:
If you are travelling by car;
the castle is out on Pendennis Headland (Castle Drive), approx 1 mile SE of Falmouth, follow brown & white castle or 'ships & castles' signs (tip for parents: 'ships & castles' is a leisure centre with wave pool) through the town. SATNAV: Castle Close, Falmouth, TR11 4LP. Telephone no: 01326 316594
The St.Mawes ferry alights at Prince of Wales Pier in Falmouth, a 20 minute walk from the castle, or Falmouth Docks train station is approximately half a mile away.
(Cornish: Kastel Penndinas) - Co-ordinates: 50.14722°N 5.04777°W
Pendennis Castle is located just outside Falmouth town and was built to protect the strategically important Carrick roads. On the other side of the water lies its sister; St Mawes Castle. With a full programme of events throughout the summer, including Medieval Jousts, Family Sleepovers in the Castle and a summer fun trail, there really is plenty to do at Pendennis Castle whatever the weather. The featured handy travel news widget for Falmouth lists any traffic updates in real time too.
Civil parish: Falmouth
Unitary authority: Cornwall
Ceremonial county: Cornwall
Region: South West
Post town: FALMOUTH
Postcode district: TR11