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St Mawes Ferry

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Address: St Mawes Quay, St Mawes TR2 5AG, England
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08:30 - 17:45
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The St Mawes Ferry connects the charming fishing village of St Mawes with...

The St Mawes Ferry connects the charming fishing village of St Mawes with the bustling port of Falmouth. The ferry provides an all year round service to over 162,000 visitors and commuters a year and is an absolute must for anyone visiting Cornwall. Passing the impressive castles of St Mawes and Pendennis, the ferry route takes you on a magical journey across the Carrick Roads.

                   

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Day Trip to St Mawes

£10 return from Prince of Wales Pier Falmouth to St Mawes, the little ferry leaves a quarter to the hour and returns at quarter past, winter times through the day, check for the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Alison J
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Penzance, United Kingdom
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Penzance, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

£10 return from Prince of Wales Pier Falmouth to St Mawes, the little ferry leaves a quarter to the hour and returns at quarter past, winter times through the day, check for the last one! Enough time for a wander round St Mawes and a spot of light lunch. There are quite a few steps down to the ferry, more... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jumped on the ferry to travel from Falmouth to St Mawes on a day with very little breeze in January. Crew were chatty and return fare was reasonable. Nice to be out on the water and pass the big ships in the yards at Falmouth as well as see some of the super yachts. Ferry runs once an hour each... More 

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Ryan W, Manager at St Mawes Ferry, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for your nice review, we're glad you had a nice trip. Best wishes, Ryan More 

Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rustic but comfortable voyage. Goes from shopping area of St Mawes to shopping district of Falmouth. We walked around the shops and along the coast. Had a beer or two at a local pub then back on the boat to St Mawes. Wonderful outing.

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Ryan W, Manager at St Mawes Ferry, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for your nice review, we're glad you had a nice trip. Best wishes, Ryan More 

Praa Sands, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The best way to cross the Fal. Efficient and friendly and runs 364 days a year. Reasonably priced at £6.50 each way.

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Ryan W, Manager at St Mawes Ferry, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for your nice review, we're glad you had a nice trip. Best wishes, Ryan More 

Upton upon Severn, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

The ferry runs regularly and so we found it a great way to go and visit Falmouth. We love being on the water so this was an added bonus for us. The ferry was well run and ran to time. I thought it was also good value for money. However if you are infirm, you might find it difficult to... More 

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Hi there, Thank you very much for your nice review, we're glad you had a nice trip. Best wishes, Ryan More 

AUCKLAND
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193 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed the trip to Falmouth and the sights we saw on the way. St Mawes and Pendennis castles and the lovely countryside linked seamlessly with the great seascapes. We wanted to send emails at Falmouth but unfortunately we found that the library is closed on Wednesdays.

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Ryan W, Manager at St Mawes Ferry, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for your nice review, we're glad you had a nice trip. Best wishes, Ryan More 

London
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66 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Even on a dark day when there's a swell, this is a journey worth taking. The views back to St Mawes and the headland are charming whilst those out to sea and across to Falmouth are impressive - you can see why this has always been an important port for the Navy. There's something really charming about the journey. It's... More 

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Ryan W, Manager at St Mawes Ferry, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for your nice review, we're glad you had a nice trip. Best wishes, Ryan More 

Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Good local service between St. Mawes & Falmouth. Very picturesque & full of interest. Only criticism is that weather can disrupt service, especially to Custom House Quay.

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Ryan W, Manager at St Mawes Ferry, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for your nice review, we're glad you had a nice trip. Best wishes, Ryan More 

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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

It's only a short distance from St Mawes to Falmouth, but there's lots to see. The village of St Mawes can be seen in all of its glory from the bay. From the little thatched roofs of the old cottages on the highstreet, to the contemporary monoliths trying to one-up each other at the top of the hill. Then we... More 

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Ryan W, Manager at St Mawes Ferry, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for your nice review, we're glad you had a nice trip. Best wishes, Ryan More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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386 reviews
201 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

A service that provides an invaluable short cut across the river, otherwise it would be a massive round trip, and at a great price.

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Hi there, Thank you very much for your nice review, we're glad you had a nice trip. Best wishes, Ryan More 

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