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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.

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Things to do: Enterprise Boat Trips

Things to do: Enterprise Boat Trips

From 3 July 2014

The best way to explore the Fal River and see the deep sided wooded valleys is from the water. Here is a snapshot of what you might see.

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03 Jul
Timetable changes for Friday, May 24

Timetable changes for Friday, May 24

24 May 2013

There will be timetable changes to the St Mawes Ferry and Enterprise Boats due to the launch of the Fal River Festival.

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24 May +0 Days
St Mawes Ferry and Enterprise Boats Timetable Changes for May 7

St Mawes Ferry and Enterprise Boats Timetable Changes for May 7

From 7 May 2013

Service changes for the St Mawes Ferry and Enterprise Boats on Tuesday, May 7.

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07 May