St Mawes Ferry

One of Cornwall’s iconic boat trips, the St Mawes Ferry makes the crossing from Falmouth to St Mawes 364 days a year.

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The St Mawes Ferry is running to Winter Timetable, see live ferry status below for daily service information.

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St Mawes Ferry - A boat trip linking Falmouth & St Mawes

One of Cornwall’s iconic boat trips, the St Mawes Ferry makes the crossing from Falmouth harbour to St Mawes 364 days a year.


Route :: Falmouth - St Mawes

Runs :: 7 Days a week all year round

More Info & Bookings :: 01326 741 194

Sailing Time :: 20 minutes

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The 20 minute journey takes in the world-class scenery of the Carrick Roads which includes two historic castles and a wealth of marine life in Falmouth Bay.

The ferry takes 162,000 passenger on 2.8 mile journey every year, saving them what would be a 29 mile journey.

Three boats make up the fleet of ferries that sail from Falmouth to St Mawes; Duchess of Cornwall, May Queen and Queen of Falmouth. Since launching in 2007, Duchess has travelled enough miles between Falmouth and St Mawes to have completed five trips around the world.

Four legged friends welcome on leads.

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About :: The St Mawes Ferry connects the old world fishing harbour of St Mawes with the bustling port of Falmouth. The ferry provides an all year round service to 139,000 visitors a year and is an absolute must for anyone visiting Cornwall.

The Route :: Passing the impressive castles of St Mawes & Pendennis, the ferry route takes you on a magical journey across the Carrick Roads. As well as the castles you will see many large ships, the working docks of Falmouth, Black Rock (a local isolated shipping hazard) and if you're lucky some of the dolphins and basking sharks that regularly visit the harbour.

The Ferries :: The classic wooden ferries depart every hour during the winter and up to four times an hour during the summer. Capacity is never a problem as each ferry can carry up to 100 passengers and covered seating is provided in case we get some of that ‘Cornish Liquid Sunshine'. The cruise across Falmouth Bay to St Mawes is simply magical on our classic wooden ferries.

Latest St Mawes Ferry News

Travel Info for Red Arrows

Travel Info for Red Arrows

From 10 August

Travel Information for the Red Arrows display over Falmouth Harbour on Wednesday 12th August.

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10 Aug
Late ferries for Jazz on the Quay in St Mawes

Late ferries for Jazz on the Quay in St Mawes

From 27 May

The St Mawes Ferry will be running late ferries for Jazz on the Quay as part of the Fal River Festival on Wednesday 27th May 2015.

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27 May
St Mawes Ferry Timetable Changes

St Mawes Ferry Timetable Changes

From 25 May

Timetable changes information on the St Mawes Ferry from Monday 25th May 2015 until 14 June 2015.

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25 May