Falmouth to
St Mawes
Via Ferry

A scenic cycle around the Fal River with great views and two ferry crossings on the King Harry Ferry and St Mawes Ferry.


Cycle Facts

  • Distance: 16 miles
  • Time: 2.5 hours (approx)

Falmouth to St Mawes

From Ponsharden follow the roadside cycle lanes to Penryn.


Turn right up the steep ‘Truro Hill’ and follow the map until you re-join the A39.

Turn left with caution and take the first right up into Perranwell. After the station (Perranwell) take Route 3 for the traffic free route to Devoran and follow the river to Penpol before climbing the hill to the B3289 which will take you to King Harry Ferry Bridge (please walk bikes down ferry slipway).

Follow the B3289 to St Just in Roseland and then take the A3078 to St Mawes via the castle. Enjoy a coffee at one of the many cafes and pubs in St Mawes before returning to Falmouth on the ferry.

King Harry Ferry

St Mawes Ferry