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St Mawes Ferry

St Mawes Quay, St Mawes TR2 5AG, England
+44 1326 741194
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What a great way to travel to Falmouth!

Superb trip at reasonable price, but thank goodness the sea was calm! Really enjoyed this ferry... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Goldeneye64
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Nottingham
Good way to see the harbour

A 20 minute ride from Falmouth past the harbour transport you to a less bustling world but lets you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
johnpZ4299KQ
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exeter
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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.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great trip” (31 reviews)
“friendly crew” (17 reviews)
“visit falmouth” (15 reviews)
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St Mawes Quay, St Mawes TR2 5AG, England
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+44 1326 741194
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"great trip"
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"friendly crew"
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"visit falmouth"
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"every hour"
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"great service"
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"minute trip"
in 6 reviews
"regular service"
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"top deck"
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"reasonable price"
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"enjoyable trip"
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"easy trip"
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"takes minutes"
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"long drive"
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"both ways"
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"plenty of space"
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"mussels"
in 9 reviews
"ticket office"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Superb trip at reasonable price, but thank goodness the sea was calm! Really enjoyed this ferry ride to Falmouth and back.

Thank Goldeneye64
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A 20 minute ride from Falmouth past the harbour transport you to a less bustling world but lets you enjoy the views along the way .Its not so much fun on a wet or stormy day

Thank johnpZ4299KQ
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ferry servi e is brilliant and really good valuefor money. It was on time and staff were so friendly and helpful

Thank Sandra C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful ferry ride from St Mawes to Falmouth. Great, friendly and helpful staff. Best way to travel with stunning views.

Thank milliemoo62
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buy a "Mussel" ticket to get a weeks unlimited use of the Fal Estuary ferries and links with Maritime Trainline and local buses

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good way to see the sights with the skilful, helpful crew. A very busy maritime area when we visited in August. You appreciate how skilled the crew are as the weave their way past the other vessels.

Thank Scott D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely friendly crew with Boris and his Captain. Just the right amount of commentary. The 3 day ticket (ferries,trains,buses) is good value and encourages you to take the bus and sit in awe of the drivers as they go through the narrows and still remain...More

Thank ComfortwithValue
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been to St Mawes twice this week for £2 return which is a real bargain. The ferry is clean and the staff are polite & helpful. We were informed that there was special rates as another company are a troublesome lot that need driving...More

Thank Janice S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit St Mawes as often as we can and always go to Falmouth on the ferry at least once during our stay. The Duchess of Cornwall is my favour ferry out of the 2/3 they operate.

Thank Windridge
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While staying in Falmouth we decided to to take a trip to St Mawes and glad that we did, getting a ticket on the harbour and waiting 10 mins for the ferry to arrive. There was plenty of room onboard with a bit of a...More

Thank foghornred
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yes, there were lots of dogs on the ferries, all lovely.
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