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One of Cornwall's most beautiful boat trips.
Sailing along the Fal River between Falmouth and Truro calling at St Mawes and Trelissick.


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Enterprise Boats - Classic River Trips in Cornwall

Our classic Enterprise Boats fleet sails up to six times a day between the cathedral city of Truro and the bustling maritime port of Falmouth, calling at the beautiful Trelissick Garden and old-world fishing village of St Mawes.


A trip on an Enterprise boat offers a great chance to relax while enjoying the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a stunning, unspoilt landscape. 

Route :: Truro - Falmouth / St. Mawes, calling at Trelissick & Malpas
Runs :: 1 April - 29 October 2017
Info & Bookings :: 01326 741 194
Sailing Time :: 1-2hrs

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This unique sea route will take you past iconic maritime locations, historic houses and landmarks, as well as taking you up close to the array of ocean-going vessels laid up at anchor on the upper reaches of the Fal.

You’ll cross the third deepest natural harbour in the world when you reach Falmouth with its bustling docks overlooked by two Tudor castles.

Hot drinks and toilets are available on board and there is also an informative commentary from the boat’s skipper.

Four legged friends are welcome on leads.

All of our boats are available for private charter for special occasions and more. Find out more...

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About :: Operating along the Fal for many years, this established family business has a superbly maintained fleet of pleasure boats which form part of the colourful panorama within these waters.

Linking Falmouth, Truro, Malpas and St Mawes the Enterprise Boats are an ideal way to enjoy a great day out.

The Route :: Visiting the gardens, gallery and restaurant at Trelissick Garden, sightseeing or planning an idyllic walk and pub lunch; Enterprise Boats can help add to the enjoyment and experience.

Enterprise Boats are also available to hire for a relaxing evening or day charter, Sunday excursion or a corporate event.

Calling at Prince of Wales Pier Falmouth, St Mawes, Trelissick, Town Quay, Truro and Malpas. Boats run approx every two hours weekdays (ring for Sunday times) but vary due to tidal conditions in Truro.

The Fleet :: Enterprise I (1963) & Enterprise III (1960) are similar spec boats with the traditional Enterprise livery of light blue, orange, cream and white.

Each measuring at roughly 60ft long, each boat can take over 120 passengers.

Latest News from Enterprise Boats

10% off food at the Heron Inn on Sundays when travelling aboard Enterprise Boats

10% off food at the Heron Inn on Sundays when travelling aboard Enterprise Boats

23 March — 30 October 2016

Travel to the Heron Inn at Malpas on Sunday by Enterprise Boat and get 10% off your total food bill!

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23 Mar +220 Days
National Trust Membership Trelissick Boat Trip Offer

National Trust Membership Trelissick Boat Trip Offer

23 March — 30 October 2016

Free boat trip if you travel to Trelissick by Enterprise Boats and join the National Trust as a member.

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23 Mar +220 Days
Kids go FREE on Enterprise Boats

Kids go FREE on Enterprise Boats

24 — 31 October 2015

Enjoy the Fal River this half term with the family. Kids go FREE with a qualifying adult.

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24 Oct +7 Days