2014 Fal River News Archive

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St Mawes Ferry Christmas Schedule

St Mawes Ferry Christmas Schedule

From 22 December 2014

Sailing times and information for the St Mawes Ferry over the Christmas and New Year period.

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22 Dec
King Harry Ferry Christmas Schedule

King Harry Ferry Christmas Schedule

From 22 December 2014

Sailing times for the King Harry Ferry over the Christmas and New Year period.

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22 Dec
King Harry Ferry Closing Early

King Harry Ferry Closing Early

From 19 December 2014

The King Harry Ferry will be closing early on Friday 19th December 2014.

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19 Dec
New Viking Voyagers Exhibition Landing at National Maritime Museum Cornwall

New Viking Voyagers Exhibition Landing at National Maritime Museum Cornwall

From 10 December 2014

National Maritime Museum Cornwall is bringing the Vikings to Cornwall in a new major exhibition called Viking Voyagers, opening on 20 March 2015.

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10 Dec
Festive Fun at The Maritime Museum

Festive Fun at The Maritime Museum

From 5 December 2014

TAKE a break from Christmas shopping and head down to the Maritime Museum in Falmouth to enjoy a feast of festive family fun.

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05 Dec
Thinking Big For Small Business Saturday

Thinking Big For Small Business Saturday

From 1 December 2014

Saturday 6th December is Small Business Saturday – a non-commercial grassroots campaign designed to support, inspire and promote small businesses on the 6th December and beyond.

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01 Dec
King Harry Ferry closed for maintenance

King Harry Ferry closed for maintenance

24 — 25 November 2014

The King Harry Ferry will be closed for essential maintenance on Monday 24th & Tuesday 25th November 2014.

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24 Nov +1 Days
Late Night Shopping Sailings on The King Harry Ferry

Late Night Shopping Sailings on The King Harry Ferry

From 21 November 2014

The King Harry Ferry will be running late sailings on Wednesday 3rd and 10th December 2014 for Truro late night shopping.

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21 Nov
Any Resemblance? Crossing

Any Resemblance? Crossing

From 21 November 2014

A short documentary about the King Harry Ferry and Brittany Ferries.

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21 Nov
It's GOLD Again for Trethem Mill

It's GOLD Again for Trethem Mill

From 19 November 2014

Trethem Mill has done it again and won another Gold award at the Cornwall Tourism awards 2014/15.

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19 Nov
The 2014 Winter Dinner Series at The Idle Rocks

The 2014 Winter Dinner Series at The Idle Rocks

From 18 November 2014

To celebrate our chef’s first season, we have put together a very special series of dinners starting this November and December. Nathan Outlaw, Alan Murchison and renown suppliers are joining up with Mark to present some memorable gastronomic events.

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18 Nov
The Secrets Out

The Secrets Out

From 17 November 2014

The Kings Head at Ruan Lanihorne on the Roseland Peninsula, whose strap line reads 'The Best Kept Secret on the Roseland', has just been awarded the Bronze Medal at last nights Cornwall Tourism's 2014/15 Awards in the Pub of the Year Category at a spectacular Dinner Presentation at The Headland Hotel, Newquay, hosted by Visit Cornwall and Rugby Legend and Master Chef star Phil Vickery.

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17 Nov
New Christmas Courses at Philleigh Way Cookery School

New Christmas Courses at Philleigh Way Cookery School

From 17 November 2014

Christmas food, drink and decorations the Philleigh Way!

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17 Nov
TV Treasure Hunter to Talk at Maritime Museum

TV Treasure Hunter to Talk at Maritime Museum

From 17 November 2014

Following her most recent TV appearance presenting BBC Two's Swallowed by the Sea: Ancient Egypt's Greatest Lost City, Dr Lucy Blue will be giving a fascinating talk on her experiences as a maritime archaeologist on November 26 at the Maritime Museum in Falmouth.

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17 Nov
Job Vacancy: Fal River Festival Artistic/Creative Director

Job Vacancy: Fal River Festival Artistic/Creative Director

13 — 30 November 2014

Part Time. The Fal River Festival team are seeking a Artistic/Creative Director for the tenth anniversary year of the festival. Read on for more information...

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13 Nov +17 Days
St Mawes Ferry Timetable Changes

St Mawes Ferry Timetable Changes

From 3 November 2014

The St Mawes Ferry will change to winter timetable on Monday 3rd November 2014. See the changes...

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03 Nov
Join Miracle in The Jungle this Winter

Join Miracle in The Jungle this Winter

From 31 October 2014

Dr Livingstone, I Presume? - Up the Zambezi without a paddle!

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31 Oct
First Kernow announces further expansion in Cornwall with new services for St Austell in 2015

First Kernow announces further expansion in Cornwall with new services for St Austell in 2015

From 27 October 2014

First Kernow, Cornwall's leading bus service provider, announces today the expansion of its local bus network in Cornwall, with the introduction of new services in the St Austell area.

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27 Oct
King Harry Ferry Closing Early

King Harry Ferry Closing Early

From 27 October 2014

The King Harry Ferry will be closing early on Monday 27th October 2014.

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27 Oct
Enjoy a Trick or Treat at The Maritime Museum

Enjoy a Trick or Treat at The Maritime Museum

From 24 October 2014

SPOOKY shenanigans are guaranteed this Halloween at the Maritime Museum in Falmouth with their Trick or Treat Tour.

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24 Oct
First to enhance its Newquay bus services from 2 November

First to enhance its Newquay bus services from 2 November

From 21 October 2014

First Kernow has announced enhancements to its network of local bus services in Cornwall from Sunday 2 November.

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21 Oct
Amazing Art Activities this Octobrt Half-Term at The Maritime Museum

Amazing Art Activities this Octobrt Half-Term at The Maritime Museum

From 17 October 2014

Get hooked on art this October half-term at the Maritime Museum in Falmouth, with a week of amazing art activities inspired by artist Kurt Jackson and his new exhibition, Line Caught and Local.

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17 Oct
Photographic Archive Goes on Display at the Maritime Museum

Photographic Archive Goes on Display at the Maritime Museum

From 9 October 2014

A new exhibition opening at the Maritime Museum in Falmouth on October 11, features a captivating array of photographs of ships wrecked on the Cornish coast from the turn of the 19th-20th centuries.

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09 Oct
Picnic Cornwall Wins National Award!

Picnic Cornwall Wins National Award!

From 29 September 2014

Falmouth Coffee Shop Picnic Cornwall has won Gold in the Independent Café of the Year category of the National Café Life Awards 2014 which were held in London on Tuesday 23rd.

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29 Sep
First Corwall bus driver crowned the best in England

First Corwall bus driver crowned the best in England

From 25 September 2014

A First Devon & Cornwall bus driver, who earned plaudits earlier this year for transporting passengers in horrendous high winds on the Tamar Bridge back to Cornwall during the Dawlish rail blockade, has been crowned the best bus driver in England.

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25 Sep
Enjoy Stories and Songs of Cornwall at The Maritime Museum

Enjoy Stories and Songs of Cornwall at The Maritime Museum

From 22 September 2014

During 2012 Hilary Coleman and Sally Burley undertook a journey across the length and breadth of Cornwall, visiting pubs where they knew the tradition of Cornish harmony singing was taking place.

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22 Sep
Learn More About Fakmouth at War at The Maritime Museum

Learn More About Fakmouth at War at The Maritime Museum

From 16 September 2014

On September 24 at the Maritime Museum in Falmouth, join historian and retired Falmouth pilot David Barnicoat for an illustrated talk on how World War One affected the town and its inhabitants.

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16 Sep
See the Tall Ships Fireworks from the water

See the Tall Ships Fireworks from the water

30 August 2014

There will be a grand fireworks display over the Carrick Roads to celebrate the Tall Ships in Falmouth.

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30 Aug
Falmouth Tall Ships: Park & Ride Schedule

Falmouth Tall Ships: Park & Ride Schedule

28 — 31 August 2014

Full service information for the Falmouth Park & Ride service for the Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014.

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28 Aug +3 Days
See the Tall Ships Up Close

See the Tall Ships Up Close

28 — 30 August 2014

Unique access to the docks where the ships are berthed. Boat trips from Prince of Wales Pier in Falmouth. The only ferry to land at the docks where you can explore the ships!

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28 Aug +2 Days
Falmouth Tall Ships: Enterprise Boats Schedule

Falmouth Tall Ships: Enterprise Boats Schedule

28 — 31 August 2014

Extra sailings for Enterprise Boats over the Tall Ships period, NO sailings on Sunday 31st August.

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28 Aug +3 Days
Pasties go Posh at Picnic Cornwall

Pasties go Posh at Picnic Cornwall

From 21 August 2014

Chef and TV Personality James Strawbridge and his Posh Pasty Co popped up at Picnic Cornwall in Falmouth last Friday to celebrate the launch of Posh Pasties at the Coffee Shop and Deli and their ‘Pasties by Post’ service via the shop’s website.

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21 Aug
National Finals for Falmouth Coffee Shop

National Finals for Falmouth Coffee Shop

From 18 August 2014

Falmouth Coffee Shop and Deli Picnic Cornwall have reached the final of the Café Society’s prestigious Café Life Awards in the Independent Café/Coffee Bar of the Year category.

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18 Aug
First Kernow announces new bus timetables for September

First Kernow announces new bus timetables for September

From 13 August 2014

New university bus services provide regular journeys between Falmouth and Penryn.

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13 Aug
Pasties go Posh at Picnic Cornwall

Pasties go Posh at Picnic Cornwall

From 11 August 2014

Picnic Cornwall’s Coffee Shop and Deli in central Falmouth is brimming with Cornish produce and this Friday the team will be personally introducing a new producer to their customers – Chef and TV personality James Strawbridge and his Posh Pasty Co.

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11 Aug
Rick Stein Booking Signing in Falmouth

Rick Stein Booking Signing in Falmouth

From 11 August 2014

Rick Stein will be signing copies of his new Fish & Shellfish book at Rick Stein's Fish, Falmouth.

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11 Aug
Falmouth Tall Ships: St Mawes Ferry Schedule

Falmouth Tall Ships: St Mawes Ferry Schedule

From 11 August 2014

St Mawes Ferry timetable information for the Falmouth Tall Ships Regatta 2014.

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11 Aug
Late Ferries to St Mawes for Regatta Day - Friday 15th August

Late Ferries to St Mawes for Regatta Day - Friday 15th August

From 9 August 2014

As part of the annual St Mawes Sailing Club Regatta the St Mawes Ferry will be running late.

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09 Aug
Late Ferries to Falmouth for the RAF Red Arrows on Wednesday 13th August

Late Ferries to Falmouth for the RAF Red Arrows on Wednesday 13th August

From 9 August 2014

The St Mawes Ferry will be doing additional trips between St Mawes and Falmouth in the evening for the RAF Red Arrows Display!

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09 Aug
Falmouth Week: Park & Float/Ride Extended Service

Falmouth Week: Park & Float/Ride Extended Service

From 9 August 2014

Falmouth Week runs from the 9th of August through to the 17th and we are running an extended service on both the float and ride for the festivities.

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09 Aug
Watch the Red Arrows display for Falmouth Week from the water

Watch the Red Arrows display for Falmouth Week from the water

6 — 13 August 2014

The spectacular Red Arrows are returning to Falmouth again for 2014 as part of Falmouth Week and we're offering you the chance to see them from the best seat in the house (well, the harbour really!).

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06 Aug +7 Days
National Maritime Museum Cornwall Nominated for British Travel Awards

National Maritime Museum Cornwall Nominated for British Travel Awards

From 8 July 2014

National Maritime Museum Cornwall has been named by the British Travel Awards (BTAs) as one of the contenders for the UK Heritage Attraction of the Year.

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08 Jul
Maritime Museum Adds Extraordinary Boats for the Summer

Maritime Museum Adds Extraordinary Boats for the Summer

From 4 July 2014

In the run up to the school holidays the Maritime Museum in Falmouth are making two very special additions to the displays in their Main Hall.

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04 Jul
B&B ‘ With a Difference ‘ or an extra sleeping space for a cottage booking

B&B ‘ With a Difference ‘ or an extra sleeping space for a cottage booking

From 4 July 2014

Pollaughan’s ‘ slightly different ‘ B&B in Swallows Barn has been aimed at those wanting to escape and enjoy true R&R without being tied to set breakfast times or having to join other diners first thing each day.

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04 Jul
Maritime Museum Visitors Help Raise Funds for the Rescue Services

Maritime Museum Visitors Help Raise Funds for the Rescue Services

From 3 July 2014

No one can deny times are tough at the moment, the recession has hit us all but it hasn’t affected the generosity of the visitors to the Maritime Museum as they have raised nearly £7000 for the rescue services in the last few months.

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03 Jul
Rooms with a view

Rooms with a view

From 1 July 2014

Trelissick House opens up one of Cornwall’s finest vistas.

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01 Jul
National Picnic Week

National Picnic Week

From 16 June 2014

As their name suggests, Picnic Cornwall in Falmouth love a picnic and to celebrate this year’s National Picnic Week which runs from 16th – 22nd June, they are giving away a Cornish Cream Tea Picnic for 4 every day – that’s 28 Cornish Cream Teas over 7 days!

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16 Jun
Miracle Present: The Tempest

Miracle Present: The Tempest

From 12 June 2014

Written & directed by Bill Scott. Original music by Jim Carey.

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12 Jun
Bus Driver Vacancy

Bus Driver Vacancy

12 — 30 June 2014

Fal River Buses are looking for a part time bus driver.

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12 Jun +18 Days
‘Waiting for Godot’ wins Best Show at WOCA’S

‘Waiting for Godot’ wins Best Show at WOCA’S

From 11 June 2014

The Miracle team is simply over the moon to have been awarded the Best show for ‘Waiting for Godot’ at the first What’s On Cornwall Awards held at Eden Project on Friday.

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11 Jun
Little White Alice Strikes Gold!

Little White Alice Strikes Gold!

From 26 May 2014

Little White Alice scoops up top tourism award!

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26 May
World Wars Commemorated at The Maritime Museum

World Wars Commemorated at The Maritime Museum

From 20 May 2014

A new exhibition opening at the Maritime Museum in Falmouth on May 24 commemorates the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

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20 May
New Gold Award for Trethem Mill

New Gold Award for Trethem Mill

From 20 May 2014

Trethem Mill is absolutely delighted to announce that we have been awarded the enjoyEngland Gold award for the second year running.

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20 May
Royal Marines to Canoe from St Mawes to St Nazaire Memorial

Royal Marines to Canoe from St Mawes to St Nazaire Memorial

From 15 May 2014

Plymouth-based Royal Marines are to canoe from St Mawes to the St Nazaire memorial on Monday 9th June 2014 as part of the 1664 Challenge.

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15 May
Countdown Is On For The Falmouth University Fal River Festival 2014

Countdown Is On For The Falmouth University Fal River Festival 2014

From 13 May 2014

A line-up of over 150 events has been announced for the annual 10-day Falmouth University Fal River Festival this month, with a variety of arts, music and drama events taking place around the Fal River.

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13 May
New Falmouth Town Guide launched

New Falmouth Town Guide launched

From 1 April 2014

The new 2014/2015 Falmouth Town Guide has just been published and is currently being distributed around the area.

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01 Apr
Events Announced For The Falmouth University Fal River Festival 2014

Events Announced For The Falmouth University Fal River Festival 2014

From 24 March 2014

The preparations for the annual Fal River Festival in Cornwall, are well under way with the line-up of the 10-day event in May beginning to take shape.

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24 Mar
Picnic Cornwall Wins Best South West Cafe

Picnic Cornwall Wins Best South West Cafe

From 11 March 2014

Not even a year old and Picnic Cornwall has won best cafe in the South West Food Magazine's Reader awards.

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11 Mar
When Cornish Magnolias Flower, Spring has Arrived in England

When Cornish Magnolias Flower, Spring has Arrived in England

From 3 March 2014

The Nare and The Great Gardens of Cornwall are declaring that spring has arrived on Monday 3rd March 2014.

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03 Mar
Fal River Festival Announce 2014 Title Sponsor

Fal River Festival Announce 2014 Title Sponsor

From 25 February 2014

The annual Fal River Festival has announced Falmouth University as their 2014 title sponsor.

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25 Feb
Falmouth Writers to host novelists of the future at the St Michael's Hotel

Falmouth Writers to host novelists of the future at the St Michael's Hotel

From 20 February 2014

Two Falmouth based writers are inviting creative writers to join them on an immersive writing retreat at the St Michael's Hotel & Spa, Falmouth.

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20 Feb
The Ultimate Cornish Summer Holiday at The Rosevine

The Ultimate Cornish Summer Holiday at The Rosevine

From 15 January 2014

Following on from a bumper 2013, The Rosevine, near Portscatho, has been included in the Sunday Times’ 100 ultimate holidays for 2014 list.

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15 Jan
Top 10 Reasons to Visit Fal River in 2014

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Fal River in 2014

From 13 January 2014

Planning your get-away for 2014? Here's why we think you should look no further than Fal River Cornwall.

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13 Jan
King Harry Ferry Crewman Rescued

King Harry Ferry Crewman Rescued

From 27 December 2013

King Harry Ferry Crewman rescued by Falmouth RNLI.

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27 Dec
King Harry Ferry Christmas Sailings

King Harry Ferry Christmas Sailings

From 19 December 2013

Sailing times for the King Harry Ferry over the festive period.

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19 Dec
Fal River Visitor Information Centre - Christmas opening hours

Fal River Visitor Information Centre - Christmas opening hours

From 16 December 2013

Opening hours for the Fal River Visitor Information Centre over Christmas and the New Year.

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16 Dec
Late Sailings on the St Mawes Ferry & King Harry Ferry

Late Sailings on the St Mawes Ferry & King Harry Ferry

From 26 November 2013

There are FREE sailings on the St Mawes Ferry for late night shopping in Falmouth and late sailings on the King Harry Ferry for shopping in Truro (normal fares apply).

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26 Nov
Christmas Gifts

Christmas Gifts

From 26 November 2013

Not sure what to get someone special this Christmas? Don't panic! We have put together a selection of things you could get someone from Fal River Cornwall.

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26 Nov
Truro City of Lights 2013 Pictures

Truro City of Lights 2013 Pictures

From 21 November 2013

A selection of pictures from the 2013 Truro City of Lights Parade. Featuring the lantern processions, bands and local school.

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21 Nov
Fal River Autumn Walking Festival 2013

Fal River Autumn Walking Festival 2013

From 6 November 2013

So, we’ve reached the end of another Fal River Autumn Walking Festival and the most enduring memory has to be how the weather wasn’t always as kind to us as it could have been...

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06 Nov
Little Treasures – Get Digging

Little Treasures – Get Digging

From 1 November 2013

When you think of Cornwall you instinctively imagine beaches, gardens, sun, sand and surf. However, there is another side, a very cultural side and this autumn we’ve been busy creating a collection of must see items that live at five museums and galleries across Cornwall.

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01 Nov
Children in Need is coming to the National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Children in Need is coming to the National Maritime Museum Cornwall

From 1 November 2013

This years BBC Children in Need in the South West will be held at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall.

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01 Nov
Tall Ships Return to Falmouth for 2014

Tall Ships Return to Falmouth for 2014

From 8 October 2013

Next year, the sight of white sail tips cresting the horizon of Falmouth Bay will herald a landmark moment in history when two English ports will together host one of the biggest international sailing events in solely English waters for the first time ever.

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08 Oct
New luxury solar swimming pool at Bosinver

New luxury solar swimming pool at Bosinver

From 25 September 2013

Bosinver Farm Cottages have been working tirelessly to make the experience even more magical with their new solar swimming pool.

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25 Sep
Secret Spots for an Indian Summer

Secret Spots for an Indian Summer

From 6 September 2013

Say it quietly…but it looks like we might get lucky with the last rays of summer lingering longer than they have done in many a year.

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06 Sep
Additional Sailings on the St Mawes Ferry

Additional Sailings on the St Mawes Ferry

From 14 August 2013

The St Mawes Ferry will be making additional sailings this evening for the Red Arrows display part of Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week.

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14 Aug
Top 5 Places to Watch the Red Arrows Tonight

Top 5 Places to Watch the Red Arrows Tonight

From 14 August 2013

We have put this little guide together on where we think is best to see the magnificent Red Arrows fly around Falmouth harbour.

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14 Aug
Extra tickets to see the Red Arrows released!

Extra tickets to see the Red Arrows released!

From 12 August 2013

See the Red Arrows during Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week aboard Enterprise 1 and enjoy a pasty and a tea or coffee on us!

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12 Aug
Cream Teas on the Duchess of Cornwall

Cream Teas on the Duchess of Cornwall

From 7 August 2013

For one day only, the Cornwall Blind Association will be selling cream teas on the St Mawes Ferry to raise vital funds.

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07 Aug
Win two free tickets to see Miracle Theatre's Waiting for Godot at St Mawes Castle

Win two free tickets to see Miracle Theatre's Waiting for Godot at St Mawes Castle

From 2 August 2013

We're giving away two free tickets to take the Showbaot from Falmouth and see Miracle Theatre's Waiting for Godot at St Mawes Castle.

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02 Aug
Falmouth Harbour Cruises - Running from August 5th-9th

Falmouth Harbour Cruises - Running from August 5th-9th

From 2 August 2013

From Monday, August 5 to Friday, August 9 we will be running daily harbour cruises around the historic port of Falmouth on our new luxury vessel 'Moyana.'

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02 Aug
Watch the Red Arrows display for Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week from the water

Watch the Red Arrows display for Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week from the water

From 1 August 2013

See the Red Arrows during Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week aboard our luxury vessel Moyana and enjoy a pasty and a pint of Skinners or glass of wine on us!

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01 Aug
The Alverton Takes Truro to Four Star Heights

The Alverton Takes Truro to Four Star Heights

From 29 July 2013

The historic and Grade II listed, The Alverton, has become Truro’s first and only 4 star hotel setting the bar for service, decor and facilities in the City.

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29 Jul
Save 10% when you book a cruise with us this summer

Save 10% when you book a cruise with us this summer

From 22 July 2013

We're offering 10% off any bookings between now and the end of September on our special cruises.

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22 Jul
Skippers' Blog | Channel 12

Skippers' Blog | Channel 12

From 12 July 2013

All the latest happenings from our Skipper Simon Hammond on the Place Ferry.

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12 Jul
It's a pirate paradise at the Maritime Museum this summer

It's a pirate paradise at the Maritime Museum this summer

From 12 July 2013

Shiver me timbers they’re coming over all piratey at the Maritime Museum in Falmouth this summer!

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12 Jul
Skippers' Blog | Sun shines on St Mawes

Skippers' Blog | Sun shines on St Mawes

From 10 July 2013

The sun is shining on St Mawes in the latest installment of the Place Ferry Skippers' Blog.

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10 Jul
Rick Stein book signing in Falmouth

Rick Stein book signing in Falmouth

From 8 July 2013

Rick Stein is to visit Falmouth in his summer tour of book signings for his latest cookery adventure, Rick Stein’s India.

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08 Jul
Skippers' Blog | Hottest day of the year

Skippers' Blog | Hottest day of the year

From 8 July 2013

The hottest day so far this year in St Mawes, and despite the tennis there were many people out and about in the harbour and on the sea.

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08 Jul
Skippers' Blog | River Cruises

Skippers' Blog | River Cruises

From 5 July 2013

Weather now set to improve for the next week and we can expect it to be very settled and potentially very warm.

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05 Jul
Skippers' Blog | Working boat championships

Skippers' Blog | Working boat championships

From 30 June 2013

St Mawes harbour was a busy location today as Day 2 of the Working Boat World championships was taking place with two races.

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30 Jun
Skippers' Blog | St Mawes Micro Climate

Skippers' Blog | St Mawes Micro Climate

From 28 June 2013

Changeable weather is St Mawes has been the subject of much debate with the customers and the our skipper Simon.

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28 Jun
Skippers' Blog | Low tide

Skippers' Blog | Low tide

From 27 June 2013

Very low tides this week provide unique challenges to ferry skippers, read and see about the tides and their effect from our skipper Simon.

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27 Jun
Skippers' Blog | St Mawes

Skippers' Blog | St Mawes

From 27 June 2013

Who pulled the plug on the water? All the latest from Simon our Place Ferry skipper!

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27 Jun
‘Drop in’ To the History of British Surfing with a New Display at the Maritime Museum

‘Drop in’ To the History of British Surfing with a New Display at the Maritime Museum

From 27 June 2013

A new display launching on July 8 at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall celebrates the early pioneers of British surfing.

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27 Jun
Skippers' Blog | Fog!

Skippers' Blog | Fog!

From 20 June 2013

All the lastest from our skipper Simon Hammond about the happenings on the Place Ferry.

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20 Jun
Skippers' Blog | Sailing, sun and Cycling

Skippers' Blog | Sailing, sun and Cycling

From 10 June 2013

All the latest from Simon Hammond, skipper of the Place ferry.

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10 Jun
Skippers' Blog | The Best Job in the World

Skippers' Blog | The Best Job in the World

From 10 June 2013

Everyone's getting back on the water...

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10 Jun
Trethem Mill wins National Award

Trethem Mill wins National Award

From 6 June 2013

Ian, Jane & Jake are very proud to announce that Trethem Mill Touring Park has been awarded Silver in the category “Caravan Holiday Park/Holiday Village” at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2013.

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06 Jun
Festival establishes itself as family favourite

Festival establishes itself as family favourite

From 3 June 2013

2013 Truro & Penwith Fal River Festival is being described as one of the best ever thanks to great weather and even better events.

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03 Jun
2013 RNLI Castle to Castle Swim Pictures

2013 RNLI Castle to Castle Swim Pictures

From 2 June 2013

Hundreds of photos now online of the 2013 RNLI Castle to Castle Swim which took place on the last day of the Truro & Penwith College Fal River Festival.

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02 Jun
Crowds flock to opening weekend of Fal River Festival

Crowds flock to opening weekend of Fal River Festival

From 30 May 2013

Truro and Penwith College Fal River Festival draws more people than ever in its eighth year.

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30 May
Skippers' Blog | A sea of colour

Skippers' Blog | A sea of colour

From 26 May 2013

A sunny Sunday on the Fal River and spring tides that keep the Skippers on their toes.

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26 May
Fal River Festival | The excitement is building!

Fal River Festival | The excitement is building!

From 23 May 2013

With only a day to go before this year's festival excitement is building in Fal River HQ.

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23 May
Trenython Manor shortlisted for Hotel of the year.

Trenython Manor shortlisted for Hotel of the year.

From 22 May 2013

The team at Trenython Manor have been shortlisted for hotel of the year!

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22 May
The Rosevine Celebrates it's 5th birthday

The Rosevine Celebrates it's 5th birthday

From 22 May 2013

5 years ago the Rosevine was just a little glimmer in our eye – an idea that things could be different, more flexible, more relaxed, more you and me - now look how far we’ve come!

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22 May
Best Fal River Festival yet promise organisers

Best Fal River Festival yet promise organisers

From 21 May 2013

The 2013 Truro & Penwith College Fal River Festival will be the best one yet according to organisers.

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21 May
Like, share and win two places on this year's Fal River Festival launch

Like, share and win two places on this year's Fal River Festival launch

From 21 May 2013

Win two tickets for the Beer Fleet launch of the Fal River Festival launch on Facebook.

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21 May
Skippers' Blog | A sense of Place...

Skippers' Blog | A sense of Place...

From 21 May 2013

Catch up with all the goings on aboard the Place Ferry in this weekly round up of the Skipper's Blog.

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21 May
Fal River wins Excellence in Marketing at Cornwall Business Awards 2013

Fal River wins Excellence in Marketing at Cornwall Business Awards 2013

From 17 May 2013

Fal River team scoop top gong in Cornwall's most prestigious business awards

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17 May
 Skippers' Blog | A week in the life of the Place Ferry...

Skippers' Blog | A week in the life of the Place Ferry...

From 8 May 2013

Catch up with all the goings on aboard the Place Ferry in this weekly round up of the Skipper's Blog.

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08 May
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
Event specialist set to build on success of Fal River Festival

Event specialist set to build on success of Fal River Festival

From 29 April 2013

The continued success of the popular Fal River Festival has been secured thanks to the appointment of one of Cornwall’s leading arts development co-ordinators.

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29 Apr
Dates announced for Fal River Festival 2013

Dates announced for Fal River Festival 2013

From 29 April 2013

The dates for this 2013 Fal River Festival have been announced with organisers promising the biggest and best event yet.

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29 Apr
Skippers' Blog | A good grounding...

Skippers' Blog | A good grounding...

From 26 April 2013

Place Ferry Skipper, Simon Hammond, spends more time than anticipated with an American group from San Francisco.

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26 Apr
Skippers' Blog | LIVINGSTONE - I Assume! The best job in the whole of the world...

Skippers' Blog | LIVINGSTONE - I Assume! The best job in the whole of the world...

From 24 April 2013

Our Skippers will be blogging throughout the season, giving you an insight into the day to day life of the Cornwall Ferries fleet.

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24 Apr
Skippers' Blog | International flavour...

Skippers' Blog | International flavour...

From 24 April 2013

There's been a distinctly international flavour on board the Place Ferry this week.

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24 Apr
King Harry Ferry shutdown on April 25

King Harry Ferry shutdown on April 25

From 22 April 2013

The King Harry Ferry will be closed all day on Thursday, April 25 for essential maintenance.

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22 Apr
The 2013 Fal River Area Guide Book is here!

The 2013 Fal River Area Guide Book is here!

From 12 April 2013

Brilliant news! The 2013 Fal River Guide Book has landed and is available in print and online.

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12 Apr
Official Falmouth Guide arrives

Official Falmouth Guide arrives

From 12 April 2013

The 2013 official guide to Falmouth produced by Fal River, Falmouth BID and Falmouth Town Council is now out.

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12 Apr
Ferry boost for Invictus Trust

Ferry boost for Invictus Trust

From 1 April 2013

King Harry Ferry passengers support Invictus Trust and raise £2,600 for the charity.

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01 Apr
Eastender signs up for Castle to Castle Swim

Eastender signs up for Castle to Castle Swim

From 28 February 2013

Easteneders star Steve McFadden has signed up for the 2013 Castle to Castle Swim in aid of the RNLI and part of the Fal River Festival.

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28 Feb
Top 5 :: Things to do in February half term

Top 5 :: Things to do in February half term

From 15 February 2013

There's plenty to do around the Falmouth and the Roseland this half term. Check out our Top 5 for some inspiration.

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15 Feb
New charter vessel for 2013

New charter vessel for 2013

From 15 February 2013

Enterprise II has undergone an extensive winter refit and will take pride of place as our main charter vessel for 2013.

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15 Feb
Fal River Visitor Information centre grabs a bronze at South West Tourism Excellence Awards

Fal River Visitor Information centre grabs a bronze at South West Tourism Excellence Awards

From 11 February 2013

Fal River Vistor Information Centre goes from strength to strength under Cornwall Ferries ownership.

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11 Feb
Trethem Mill – Winner of Winners

Trethem Mill – Winner of Winners

From 11 February 2013

Trethem Mill scoops double success at South West Tourism Excellence Awards.

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11 Feb
Training sessions at iconic Cornish locations aim to boost tourism

Training sessions at iconic Cornish locations aim to boost tourism

From 5 February 2013

Fal River team up with Piece of Cake Training to support Cornwall's thriving tourism industry.

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05 Feb
A day in the life of....the King Harry Ferry

A day in the life of....the King Harry Ferry

From 4 February 2013

Ever wondered what it's like to spend a day in the life of a classic chain ferry in Cornwall? Well now you can find out...

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04 Feb
Ferry services over Christmas and New Year

Ferry services over Christmas and New Year

From 20 December 2012

Sailing times for the St Mawes Ferry and the King Harry Ferry over Christmas and New Year.

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20 Dec
Late night King Harry Ferry for Roseland Christmas Market

Late night King Harry Ferry for Roseland Christmas Market

From 14 December 2012

King Harry Ferry will run until 9.30pm on Saturday, December 15th for the Roseland Christmas Market.

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14 Dec
Trethem Mill makes it a hat-trick of Gold

Trethem Mill makes it a hat-trick of Gold

From 19 November 2012

Trethem Mill celebrate more award success after grabbing a gold at the Cornwall Tourism Awards.

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19 Nov
King Harry takes starring role in Truro City of Lights 2012

King Harry takes starring role in Truro City of Lights 2012

From 14 November 2012

Annual parade in Cornwall's Truro a huge success with King 'Harry' playing a leading role.

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14 Nov
Miracle Theatre set for a monster of a show this winter

Miracle Theatre set for a monster of a show this winter

From 13 November 2012

Miracle Theatre's FRANKENSTEIN! will be touring Cornwall this winter with extensive dates across the county.

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13 Nov
Cornwall Tourism Awards success for Fal River and Partners

Cornwall Tourism Awards success for Fal River and Partners

From 9 November 2012

Fal River Visitor Information Centre grabs a Silver award with Fal River Partners also successful in the 2012 Cornwall Tourism Awards.

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09 Nov
Late night service for King Harry Ferry

Late night service for King Harry Ferry

From 6 November 2012

The King Harry Ferry will be running late night services for Truro City of Lights and late night Christmas shopping in Falmouth and Truro.

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06 Nov
Silver and bronze for Fal River amid Cornwall success at British Travel Awards 2012

Silver and bronze for Fal River amid Cornwall success at British Travel Awards 2012

From 2 November 2012

British Travel Awards 2012 winners announced with a silver and bronze for Fal River alongside great success for Cornwall.

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02 Nov
Fal River Autumn Walking Festival off to a stomping start

Fal River Autumn Walking Festival off to a stomping start

From 22 October 2012

The Fal River Autumn Walking Festival, sponsored by The Nare, launched on Friday, October 19 and saw a weekend of walking in some glorious autumnal Cornish weather.

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22 Oct
Boots laced up for start of Fal River Autumn Walking Festival

Boots laced up for start of Fal River Autumn Walking Festival

From 19 October 2012

More walks, more guides and more fun in stor as the boots are laced up for this year's Fal River Autumn Walking Festival, sponsored by The Nare.

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19 Oct
Plans for 2013 Falmouth Town Guide unveiled

Plans for 2013 Falmouth Town Guide unveiled

From 18 October 2012

The official town guide for Falmouth is all set to increase by 50% next year to meet the huge demand for it by visitors to the town.

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18 Oct
Fal River Cornwall makes British Travel Awards shortlist

Fal River Cornwall makes British Travel Awards shortlist

From 1 September 2012

Fal River Cornwall has been shortlisted in three categories for the prestigious British Travel Awards including Best UK Visitor Guide Website.

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01 Sep
Rick Stein private dining in Falmouth

Rick Stein private dining in Falmouth

From 30 August 2012

Cornwall's top celebrity chef, Rick Stein, is pleased to offer exclusive private dining in Falmouth at Rick Stein's Fish on Events Square.

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30 Aug
Falmouth Aquarium celebrates warm welcome

Falmouth Aquarium celebrates warm welcome

From 30 August 2012

VIPs welcomed to Falmouth Aquarium as the attraction moves from strength to strength after its launch.

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30 Aug
Antiques Roadshow comes to Falmouth

Antiques Roadshow comes to Falmouth

From 28 August 2012

The BBC's Antiques Roadshow is coming to Falmouth this September on Events Square and in the National Maritime Museum Cornwall.

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28 Aug
Falmouth Aquarium opens its doors to the public

Falmouth Aquarium opens its doors to the public

From 21 August 2012

Falmouth Aquarium is now open, there's something for everyone and it is sure to be one of the best things to do in Falmouth.

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21 Aug
Team GB go head to head with Cornwall's finest rowers

Team GB go head to head with Cornwall's finest rowers

From 21 August 2012

Team GB rowers all set to face Cornwall's best gig racing girls in St Mawes this September.

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21 Aug
Smugglers Cottage ferry service a success

Smugglers Cottage ferry service a success

From 21 August 2012

New ferry service linking Trelissick Gardens and Smugglers Cottage praised by operators and customers.

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21 Aug
Fal River Autumn Walking Festival 2012 launches at The Nare

Fal River Autumn Walking Festival 2012 launches at The Nare

From 20 August 2012

Cornwall's walking festival, full of great Cornish walks, returns for Autumn 2012.

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20 Aug
Ben Ainslie's gold winning boat comes back to the Maritime Museum

Ben Ainslie's gold winning boat comes back to the Maritime Museum

From 20 August 2012

Rita returns home fresh on the back of yet more gold-medal Olympic success with Britain's sailing superstar.

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20 Aug
Fal River Visitor Information Centre celebrates first anniversary

Fal River Visitor Information Centre celebrates first anniversary

From 14 August 2012

Record-breaking year for Fal River Visitor Information Centre as first anniversary is celebrated.

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14 Aug
Dolphins, sharks and whales all spotted in Falmouth Bay

Dolphins, sharks and whales all spotted in Falmouth Bay

From 24 July 2012

Cornwall's best boat trip, Orca Sea Safaris, saw Common Dolphins, Basking Sharks and a Fin Whale off the coast of Falmouth yesterday.

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24 Jul
The sky's the limit for Outdoor Screening Season

The sky's the limit for Outdoor Screening Season

From 18 July 2012

Fasten your safety belts and be prepared to wing your way to Cloud 9 as Cornwall's Outdoor Screenings Season continues.

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18 Jul
Trethem Mill celebrates 20 years of quality touring in Cornwall

Trethem Mill celebrates 20 years of quality touring in Cornwall

From 16 July 2012

Double decade celebrations at the Roseland's multi-award winning touring park, Trethem Mill.

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16 Jul
Enterprise Boats and Cornwall Ferries join forces

Enterprise Boats and Cornwall Ferries join forces

From 10 July 2012

Ferry forces unite on the Fal River to improve the offering of the best boat trips in Cornwall from Falmouth, Truro and St Mawes.

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10 Jul
New menus at Rick Stein's Fish in Falmouth

New menus at Rick Stein's Fish in Falmouth

From 10 July 2012

Rick Stein's Fish, one of Falmouth's top seafood restaurants, launches new menus.

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10 Jul
Bigger and better at Fish and Trips of St Mawes

Bigger and better at Fish and Trips of St Mawes

From 9 July 2012

A new boat with added comfort means bigger and better things in store for Fish And Trips of St Mawes.

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09 Jul
Half price ferry to Trelissick Gardens

Half price ferry to Trelissick Gardens

From 4 July 2012

Get the ferry to Trelissick Gardens from Falmouth for half price on Sunday's if you're a National Trust Member.

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04 Jul
Double award win for Roundhouse Barns

Double award win for Roundhouse Barns

From 3 July 2012

One of the best places to stay on the Roseland Peninsula and in Cornwall grabs two awards at VisitEngland Awards for Excellence.

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03 Jul
Spectacular start to J-Class regatta in Falmouth

Spectacular start to J-Class regatta in Falmouth

From 27 June 2012

Stunning start to J Class racing in Falmouth. Hop on our spectator boat to see the action up close.

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27 Jun
TripAdvisor awards National Maritime Museum Cornwall with Excellence Award

TripAdvisor awards National Maritime Museum Cornwall with Excellence Award

From 21 June 2012

The National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth is given the thumbs up from visitors.

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21 Jun
Record numbers flock to 2012 Truro and Penwith College Fal River Festival

Record numbers flock to 2012 Truro and Penwith College Fal River Festival

From 13 June 2012

Music, sports, art, theatre, walks, poetry, food and so much more make Fal River Festival one to remember.

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13 Jun
Final Festival Preparations underway

Final Festival Preparations underway

From 31 May 2012

Falmouth, Truro and the Roseland set to celebrate 10-day Fal River Festival.

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31 May
New Falmouth Guide Launches

New Falmouth Guide Launches

From 29 May 2012

Definitive guide to Falmouth is launched by Falmouth BID, Falmouth Town Council and Fal River Cornwall.

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29 May
Cornish artist renovates boat into floating  studio ahead of festival exhibition

Cornish artist renovates boat into floating studio ahead of festival exhibition

From 28 May 2012

Cornish artist Robert Jones launches exhibition at Trelissick Gardens for Truo & Penwith College Fal River Festival.

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28 May
Cornish Olympian Ben Ainslie grabs golden glory

Cornish Olympian Ben Ainslie grabs golden glory

From 23 May 2012

Cornwall's favourite sailor wins gold at Falmouth Finn Festival in an Olympic-sized weekend.

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23 May
Fal River partner touches hearts with generosity

Fal River partner touches hearts with generosity

From 22 May 2012

Meudon Hotel provides phoenix wedding reception for wedded couple after Falmouth fire.

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22 May
Olympic Torch boosts visitor number in Falmouth

Olympic Torch boosts visitor number in Falmouth

From 21 May 2012

Close to 40,000 people flock to Falmouth to see the Olympic Torch.

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21 May
Half price admission to Pendennis Castle

Half price admission to Pendennis Castle

From 14 May 2012

It's half price at Cornwall's greatest fortress this Saturday when the Olympic Torch comes to Falmouth.

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14 May
Free parking in Falmouth for Olympic Torch

Free parking in Falmouth for Olympic Torch

From 14 May 2012

Beat the stress of parking and stay for free at Falmouth's Park & Ride on Olympic Torch Day.

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14 May
Busiest year on record for St Mawes Ferry

Busiest year on record for St Mawes Ferry

From 10 April 2012

Record year for Falmouth and St Mawes passenger ferry.

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10 Apr