Volcom Hot Spot // Falmouth

Falmouth has been shaped and influenced by its strong connection to the sea. Its fascinating maritime heritage sits comfortably alongside the creative side of the town, and it has actually managed to build a name for itself as the South West’s main cultural and festival destination. In addition, Cornwall is considered as one of the best surf spots you can find in the UK. This week, Francesca, from the Falmouth’s Volcom store, serves us the must-go places in the area. 

 

Where to have a drink?

The Chain Locker Pub is a busy old-fashioned place in a fine spot by inner harbor. You will find a cheery young staff, nooks and crannies, bare boards and masses of nautical bric-a-brac as well as cool background music and machine games.

Established in 1999, the Blue Bar is Cornwall’s original beach bar & kitchen, with stunning views, an enviable location with freshly prepared great food & Barista coffees. It’s the perfect place to watch the sunset while enjoying a beer. All wrapped up in “shabby-chic” decor with a casual atmosphere. Situated on the dunes of Porthtowan beach in Cornwall, the Blue Bar and restaurant serves food all day and is the perfect place to get together with family and friends.

 

blue-bar-co.uk

blue-bar-co.uk

 

Where to eat something?

Grab a yummy smoothie at Elixir soup & juice. They offer you the most nutritious super foods such as smoothies, super juices, hot and frozen soups, sandwiches and hot drinks. As they say: “We Are What We Eat” – Everything you allow into yourself should be in every respect vital to your life.

Elixir-Soup-and-Juice-Falmouth1

elixirsoupeandjuice.co.uk

 

In a friendly atmosphere, Good Vibes Café offers a good lunch option with sandwiches (they have new recipes every month), soups, salads as well as cakes and hot drinks. The Sunday lunch is a must try!

goodvibescafé

facebook.com/goodvibescafefalmouth

For dinner, if you have a passion for good, honest food at prices that won’t dry up your pocket, in a welcoming atmosphere on top of that, go to The Ranch.  Specialized in prime meat sourced from the top butchers in the country, you can have the best-flavored steak with delicious homemade sauces and sides. With vegetarian and fish options, as well as a menu for little people, they've got something for everyone.

theranchfalmouth.co.uk

theranchfalmouth.co.uk

Where to listen to music?

Situated across two legendary locations along the beautiful Cornish coastline the Boardmasters, where surfing in the UK began, plays host to the best in action sports including surf, skate and BMX competitions and a music festival for 4 days at the beginning of August. It delivers a laid back festival atmosphere designed to bring out the inner surfer in everyone.

boardmasters

boardmasters.co.uk

The Eden Sessions are a series of one-day live music and comedy festivals held in the summer in the spectacular setting of the Eden Project in Cornwall, UK. The beautiful site with its natural acoustics draws world-class artists to give amazing performances that many regard to be among their best.

edensessions.com

edensessions.com

 

Fancy a skate?

Established in 1989, Mount Hawke is one of the longest running skateparks in the country. The current setup includes 2 mini ramps, 6ft spine ramp, 13ft professional Vert ramp with 2 21ft rollins, BMX rhythm section, skate grindbox section and a large street course.

 

mounthawkeskatepark.com

mounthawkeskatepark.com

 

Need a hair cut or a beard trim?

Go to Clays Barbers Shop. It’s a modern Barbershop located in Falmouth where you can have cuts, trims and shaves all day. They do not joke with your style and pay attention to details.

claysbarbers.co.uk

claysbarbers.co.uk

Then last but not least –Take a ride through the Volcom Store of Falmouth and update your wardrobe with some of the season’s new arrivals.

Capture d’écran 2014-10-09 à 11.49.31

Addresses:

Chain Locker Pub Quay Street, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3HH

Blue Bar Eastcliff, Porthtowan, Truro, Cornwall, TR4 8AW

Elixir Soup & Juice 42 Arwenack St, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3JH

Good Vibes Café 28 Killigrew Street, Falmouth, Cornwall

The Ranch Tidemill House, Discovery Quay, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 3XP

Boardmasters Fistral Beach, Headland Road, Newquay, Cornwall

The Eden Sessions Eden Project, Bodelva, St Austell, Cornwall, PL24 2SG

Mount Hawke Gover Waterworks, Mt Hawke, Truro, Cornwall TR4 8BQ,

Clays Barbers Shop 30 High Street, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 2AD

Volcom Store Falmouth 16 Arwenack St, Falmouth, Town Centre TR11 3JA

Recent News + Video

Events
Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening - GLOBAL PREMIERE - Los Angeles
On May 20th we went up to the Ace Theatre in Los Angeles for the GLOBAL PREMIERE of the latest addition to the Veeco Productions library, Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening. The highly anticipated Volcom skateboarding movie was shot completely in 4k, took over 2 years to film and was directed by Russell Houghten. Even with a 1,600 person capacity the Theatre at the Ace Hotel was completely packed! Check out some photos below and visit the Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening page to find a premiere near you! Pre-Order HOLY STOKES! A Real Life Happening on iTunes, available digitally everywhere June 7th. Marquee looking good! Pre premiere roof party with the team and crew on top of the Ace Hotel Meanwhile down in Segovia Hall we invited key retailers to come and hang out a couple hours before the premiere Back down on the street Gary Rogers arrived on the scene The first kids in line arrived at 4:30, three and a half hours before the doors opened! Gary Rogers took a stroll down the street to get there thoughts and predictions on the film. Down in the green room riders started to come in Pretty soon the room was packed with a heavy crew! Back in the Theater lobby VIP's and general admission attendees mingle at the lobby bar Gary Rogers made his way down to the green room Gary and Grant, Thrasher premiere video coming soon! In the theater everyone started to take their seats Gary Rogers on stage to introduce the team SO much STOKE! Theater was packed to capacity, thanks to the 1,600 people who came out! Credits rolled, but whats that behind the screen?! David Gonzalez's band Ratt Black!!! Ratt Black played an awesome set to close out the night! Dustin Dollin's mind melting post premiere. Thanks to everyone who came out! Photos: Daniel cabral Thrasher Magazine and The Skateboard Mag were also in attendence, click the links or photos below to see their recap of the premieres Thrasher Mag Recap The Skateboard Mag Recap The Ride Channel also came out! Holy Stokes! a Real Life Happening will be available on iTunes June 7th!
Snow
Volcom Snow's The Launch - Watch Now!
Last month our Volcom Snow ams, better known as the Stone Army crew, loaded up the RV and charged up to Bear Mountain for Snowboarder Magazine’s ninth annual The Launch 2016 presented by Volcom. The Launch is an assembly of age 21 and under riders handpicked by the Snowboarder Magazine crew for a 4 day media shred frenzy, and this year it was brought back to the San Bernadino mountains and constructed by the Bear Mountain crew full of endless rails, transition and kicker possibilities. Despite some windy, blizzard, and sometimes great conditions the boys were on fire with non-stop bell-to-bell action! When it was all said and done, Brock Crouch was awarded Standout and 10 yr old Aussie Valentino Guseli took home the Super Grom award for charging almost every feature in the park! Benny Milam was amongst the very few to step to this massive gap to boardslide (photo: Tom Monterosso) Gabe Ferguson kicking out a grasser with a perfect tranny finder (photo: Tom Monterosso) 10 yr old super grom Valentino Guseli FS air over the gap (photo: Tom Monterosso)
Events
Triple Volcom podium at the 2016 Riksgränsen Banked Slalom
Our boys did decent up in Sweden.. First out was Volcom lifer and local legend Björn Lindgren in qualifiers, taking top honours with Terje close behind in 3rd place.  Then, on finals day, Arthur Longo was the fastest of all, claiming the top spot in the Senior Division, while Terje won the masters division, with Bjorn Lindgren hot on his heels in 2nd place and 3rd fastest overall. Congrats boys!   Winners: Women Masters - Cecilia Larsen 1,19,308 - Sweden Women - Irene Zimmermann 1,16,636 - Switzerland Real Masters - David Ny 1,17,989 - Sweden Masters - Terje Haakonsen 1,06,781 - Norway Seniors - Arthur Longo 1,05,905 - France   Pics: Transitionmagazine   To see more pics and videos look up transitionmag on Facebook. Or check in here for updates: http://www.riksbankedslalom.com     And for a POV clip through the course, courtesy of our good friend Pontus Stahlkloo, check this: https://vimeo.com/166824528
Snow
One run with Marcus Kleveland at the Launch!
Our camera wizard Seth Huot followed Volcom snowboarder Marcus Kleveland for a top-to bottom run during the Launch at Big Bear earlier this spring. Marcus sends it, delivers and truly makes snowboarding look like a video game. Enjoy
Snow
Austrian Rider Roli Tschoder stretches his back leg over the Kaunertal access road
  Here’s a short edit showing how amazing the conditions are up at Kaunertal Glacier right now, only 40 minutes from the Volcom Snow Team house. There’s hardly anyone around, aside from the like-minded, the park is in mint condition, you can ride from 3200 to 2000m and there’s even pow on offer. Way better conditions now  than in December/January.  Roli from Ischgl certainly has his priorities straight.. But unless you can ride like Roli, the we recommend you spare the stretching until you’re safely back on the ground again.  Now run to the hills… Pic and edit by Flo Achenrainer
Snow
Retrospection video by Olivier Gittler and Arthur Longo
If you plan on only seeing ONE snowboard video this year, then here you have it. Volcom lifer Olivier Gittler and his trusty collaborator Arthur Longo just put together a full length edit of all their Instagram short clips from the winter past.. In it you’ll see their unique take on snowboarding. And as you’ll watch you’ll slowly realise that “higher and further”’ isn’t always the goal. That it is just as much about the right turn at the right place at the right time. Or a backflip? And another backflip.. Backflips are never wrong. At times it might even look like the boys are bored with their day job (?!?) as they seem to be surfing more than snowboarding. But why not? Therein lies the beauty of this edit.. Get out off the park and look at what’s hidden behind it.  Or even IN it, as you follow our friends and their friends, finding park lines yet to be thought of.. Or making their own park outside of the park.. This is truly beautiful Olivier .. Please do even more of what you’re already doing.  Filmed on location in Les Des Alpes, Kitzsteinhorn, Chamonix, US Open, Arlberg and more Music: Leopard Ale IG: @leopard_ale
It seems that you are shopping from United States.

However, you are currently connected to
www.volcom.eu.


To be able to get delivered to United States you should connect to Default Store View.


Access to Default Store View
Stay on Volcom Europe - EN