Student Accommodation in Falmouth
Despite being a small, quiet town, Falmouth has a lot to offer for students who choose it as their new home. With a major university in the city, it offers over 50 study programmes, you’ll definitely find your dream major and the quality education you are seeking. You’ll also definitely find the perfect affordable student accommodation in Falmouth nearby once you contact our accommodation experts.
Why Book Student Accommodation in Falmouth?
Falmouth is a town, port, and civil parish famous for its deep natural harbour on the Fal Estuary, and breathtaking beaches like Gyllyngvase and Swanpool. You’ll be studying and living in a place that others consider a holiday destination, with a beach always nearby for some downtime.
Universities in Falmouth
- Falmouth University
- Falmouth Marine School
Transportation in Falmouth
Falmouth is famous for its harbour. Falmouth’s harbour is considered to be the third deepest natural harbour in Western Europe and in the world. It has been the beginning and end of many numerous round-the-world record-breaking voyages, such as those of Dame Ellen MacArthur and Robin Knox-Johnston.
Falmouth also has three railway stations. The train takes around 28 minutes inbound and 24 minutes outbound, and it stops at Perranwell, Penmere, Truro, Penryn, Falmouth Docks, and Falmouth Town.
1. Is Falmouth good for students?
The city of Falmouth is the perfect student town with its variety of activities that you can enjoy whenever you want. You can try out surfing or sailing or so much more, not to mention plenty of delicious food and cafes for your morning coffee before classes. The best thing is that you can take your books and study on the serene beach, that’s the best way for the information to stick!
2. What is Falmouth University famous for?
Not only does the University have 50 programmes for you to choose from, it consistently ranks highly for Art and Design. The university itself ranked first in the UK and second in the world for international student experience according to the recent International Student Barometer.
What Are Some Must-Visit Places in Falmouth?
1. Gyllyngvase Beach
This beach is located south of Falmouth town centre. The area was essentially a rural area until the 19th century, then at the beginning of the 20th century, the area became more built-up when tourism started to grow. Falmouth is known for its beautiful beaches and Gyllyngvase Beach is definitely one of them.
2. Pendennis Castle
This castle is an artillery fort constructed by Henry VIII near Falmouth, Cornwall, UK. It was established as a part of the King’s Device programme to be protected against invasions from the Holy Roman Empire and France.
3. National Maritime Museum Cornwall
This museum is located in a harbourside building at Falmouth in Cornwall, UK. This museum was a result of a collaboration between the former Cornwall Maritime Museum in Falmouth and the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, and it opened in 2003. Unlike other national museums, the National Maritime Museum Cornwell receives no direct government support, and it’s also an independent charitable trust. The museum aims to promote awareness about the understanding of boats and of the maritime heritage of Cornwall.
Other Student Accommodation In UK
Besides having facilities for student accommodation in Falmouth, Casita offers student accommodation in Plymouth.
How much do the rooms cost?
The average cost of a student room in Falmouth is £149 per week for an en-suite room. Other room types including en-suites, studios, and flats are available as well.
Can I pay in instalments?
Yes, you can pay in instalments; however, some providers could require you to have a UK guarantor. Ask your accommodation expert for help if you are not sure.
How many people will be in the same apartment /unit with me?
This depends on the room type you choose, you can choose in a private room, studio, or flat, and you can choose to share a flat with 1-6 other students or share a room with 1-3 other students.
How to complete my booking?
Once you enquire on our website, one of our accommodation experts will contact you to proceed with your booking for your chosen room or offer you alternatives if the room is not available for your dates. To enquire, simply choose a room and click on the " Enquire" button, then fill the enquiry form you see in front of you.
What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Falmouth?
Most providers now have intensified cleaning and sanitizing measures of student rooms and communal areas while other providers provide weekly cleaning free of charge. Ask your accommodation expert for details on the COVID measures implemented in your building.
Can a tour be arranged for student rooms in Falmouth?
Almost all providers have the option of online viewings through Skype or Zoom while other providers offer virtual tours of the property so you can get to know your new home.
Who can book with Casita?
All university students over the age of 18 can book with Casita and if you are under 18, contact our accommodation experts to find you properties that accept students under 18.