No trip is complete without visiting the shores of the Helford. Steeped in history, this magical part of Cornwall will transport you to a carefree world.
Steeped in history, this magical part of Cornwall will transport you to a carefree world. The Helford Ferry is the best way to explore all of the river and you can use your Fal Mussel Card to travel.
Route :: Helford Village - Helford Passage
Runs :: 1st April - 31st October, 7 days a week
Info & Bookings :: 01326 250770
Sailing Time :: Runs on demand, crossing takes 10-15mins
About :: The ferry connecting the North and South banks of the Helford River has been running continuously since the Middle Ages.
Then, it was a vital link for the communities providing transportation for local produce to the markets in Falmouth.
The cart and driver travelled on the ferry and the horse swam along behind! These days travel is slightly more conventional and the ferry is purely a passenger ferry although bicycles, dogs and pushchairs can all be accommodated.
Timetable :: The ferry will run on demand between 9.30am and 5.00pm. During July and August, the ferry will run between 9.30am and 9.00pm 7 days a week, however, please check on their facebook page 'Helford River Boats Ltd' for daily updates
Shop @ the Beach located in Helford Passage on 01326 250005, open 9.30am to 5.00pm, 7 days a week 1st April to 31st October and weekends 11.00am to 3.00pm 1st November to 31st March.