Explore Trelissick Gardens

Cruise down the Trelissick Gardens aboard Enterprise Boats and enjoy the beautiful scenery.



Plan your day...

  1. Enterprise Boat to Trelissick - 1 hour
  2. Explore Trelissick - 2-3hours
  3. Return Ferry - 1 hour 

Total day out: 4-5 hours

Top Tips

For a perfect day...

  • There is a great cafe at the gardens for lunch.
  • Take a camera, it is truely beautiful.
  • Wear good shoes for exploring the woodland.

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Trelissick Gardens

Enjoy Trelissick Gardens

The best way to arrive to Trelissick Gardens is by ferry.


Take a stunning cruise down the river to the gardens and enjoy the lush scenery.

The gardens are on their own peninsula, so you are surrounded by the river with glimpses every now and again in amongst the woodlands.

1. Take an Enterprise Boat

Hop aboard one of the beautiful Enterprise boats start your cruise down the Fal River...


Along the way you will see the river in all its glory with beautiful woodlands and sleepy villages.

As your trip heads down the river, you'll see the laid up ships at Tolverne, the King Harry Ferry and land at the Trelissick Pontoon.

Enterprise Boats
 | Timetables | Fal Mussel Card

2. Explore Trelissick Gardens

A tranquil and varied National Trust garden on the Fal River with a superb collection of tender and exotic plants.


Starting in a complex of former farm buildings and garden walls, explore this elevated garden with its views of deep wooded valleys and flashes of blue water.

Trelissick sits on its own peninsula in an unspoiled stretch of the Fal River. Picturesque planting is heightened by the folding contours and the informal wooded setting.

There are places in both the sun and the shade to discover a wide range of plants growing and also to sit down and recharge the batteries.

Trelissick Gardens


3. Head for home

Head for home...


Stroll back to the ferry at Trelissick Pontoon and hop aboard.

Simply head back down to the pontoon and enjoy the trip back up the river to the upper reaches at Truro.

Enterprise Boats | Timetable

Check the Ferries...

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Did you enjoy your day?