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Princess Pavilion and Gyllyngdune Gardens Falmouth
Services and organisations that have the Local Offer flash have filled out inclusion information, meaning that they meet the needs of people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Public, historic gardens and all year round entertainment venue, open daily.

With ample indoor and outdoor space, sweeping lawns and an adventure playground, there is plenty on offer to keep the children engaged and entertained. Come and discover our dragon in the natural play area, the beautiful shell grottoes and explore our quarry gardens. We offer a great family activities programme and kids holiday activities.

We are a Children University Learning Destination and an Arts Award Centre.

Bar and Bistro open from 11am daily and accessible step-free access throughout the gardens for all - ideal for wheelchairs and pushchairs.

Who to contact

Contact name
Sara Baistrocchi
Contact position
Community Engagement Coordinator
Princess Pavilion and Gyllyngdune Gardens Falmouth's facebook page

Where to go

Gyllyngdune Gardens & Princess Pavilion
Melvill Road
TR11 4AR

Good on-site parking including accessible parking bays. Accessible and step-free routes throughout the site and gardens. 5 mins from Falmouth train station and on-site cycle bays.

How to get here

Walking / Cycling

The gardens are a short distance from the seafront, town centre, the Maritime Museum, Ships & Castles, Gyllyngvase Beach and Pendennis Castle. Please follow the brown signs through town for the Princess Pavilion.  We have new secure cycle racks at the entrance of the Pavilion for chaining up your bike, please ask us if you need to hire a bike lock.


The bus & coach terminal is at The Moor, Falmouth and the local town bus shuttle stops immediately outside on Melvill Road.

First Group no 41 Troon to Falmouth, Via Camborne, Tuckingmill, Redruth, Lanner & Tremough.


Falmouth Docks is a convenient 500m walk away.

For bus and Train information you can also contact Traveline on 08706082608 or go to


Free parking is available on site. Further parking is available at the nearby Dell Car Park (next to the railway station) and in Gyllyngdune Car Park (behind Queen Mary Gardens) near the seafront.

Time / date details

When is it on?
Gardens open daily throughout the year, from 9am until dusk.
Time of day
Session information
All our facilities are always available for families. We also offer free creative sessions for children and families during school holidays (please check updated information on

Other details


Age ranges
From 3 years to 14 years
Referral required

Inclusion details

Saint Piran's Flag Baby changing icon Disabled toilet icon Wheelchair icon
How we make our service inclusive

All our services are physically fully accessible. Our staff are trained to accommodate activities for a wide range of children, according to their abilities.

Staff SEND experience

We are all qualified practitioners and we have been trained to promote equality and diversity. Unfortunately we are not able to provide a 1:1 specific support for children and young people with SEND, but we can adapt the activities according to their needs and help families to enjoy the workshop together.

How our service supports providers / schools / colleges

We offer specifically tailored sessions for schools of all levels and we can provide resources specific for people with special education needs.

Other local or national support

Falmouth Activity and Events Guide


Resolving disagreements, mediation and making complaints

They can make a formal complaint to Falmouth Town Council, in person, by phone, or by writing to or emailing the Clerk. 

Telephone: 01326 315559


Last updated: 29/11/2019

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