King Harry Ferry

The magical crossing of the Fal River running every 20 minutes.

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On 12:23pm Wednesday / 7 December 2016



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King Harry Ferry

The King Harry Ferry connects St Mawes and the Roseland with Feock, Truro and Falmouth and is an iconic part of Cornwall’s history.


Route :: Feock - Philleigh
Runs :: 7 Days a week all year round
Info & Bookings :: 01872 862312
Sailing Time :: 10 mins
Distance :: 300m

Established in 1888, it connects St Mawes and the Roseland Peninsula with Feock, Truro and Falmouth by avoiding the alternative 27 mile route through Truro & Tresillian.

Each year the King Harry Ferry saves 5 million car miles, 1.7 million kg of CO2 and ¾ of a million litres of fuel. It carries 300,000 cars every single year.

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One of only five chain ferries in England, it departs every 20 minutes from each side, 7 days a week and the ferry is a key transport link for visitors and locals alike.

The King Harry Ferry offers its passengers the chance to avoid miles of congested roads and once aboard you can get out and enjoy the slow river crossing which takes in one of Cornwall’s deepest and most beautiful rivers – the Fal River.

The new ferry with its glass side, chain viewing windows and touch screen information display is combining state of the art technology with a traditional friendly service.

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Apprenticeship: King Harry Ferry

Apprenticeship: King Harry Ferry

Until 29 June

Providing a first class customer service to act as first point of contact for customers, ensuring all queries are dealt with in an efficient manner and creating positive relationship with the customers.

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King Harry Ferry: Christmas & New Year Schedule

King Harry Ferry: Christmas & New Year Schedule

23 December 2016 — 3 January 2017

Sailing information for the King Harry Ferry over the Christmas & New Year period.

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Early Closing: King Harry Ferry

Early Closing: King Harry Ferry

17 December

On Saturday 17th December the King Harry Ferry will finish at the earlier time of 1820 (Feock side) and 1830 (Philleigh side).

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