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River Trips

One of Cornwall's most beautiful boat trips.
Sailing along the Fal River between Falmouth and Truro calling at St Mawes and Trelissick.

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Enterprise Boats - Classic River Trips in Cornwall

Our classic Enterprise Boats fleet sails up to six times a day between the cathedral city of Truro and the bustling maritime port of Falmouth, calling at the beautiful Trelissick Garden and old-world fishing village of St Mawes.

 

A trip on an Enterprise boat offers a great chance to relax while enjoying the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a stunning, unspoilt landscape. 

Route :: Truro - Falmouth / St. Mawes, calling at Trelissick & Malpas
Runs :: 1 April - 29 October 2017
Info & Bookings :: 01326 741 194
Sailing Time :: 1-2hrs

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This unique sea route will take you past iconic maritime locations, historic houses and landmarks, as well as taking you up close to the array of ocean-going vessels laid up at anchor on the upper reaches of the Fal.


You’ll cross the third deepest natural harbour in the world when you reach Falmouth with its bustling docks overlooked by two Tudor castles.

Hot drinks and toilets are available on board and there is also an informative commentary from the boat’s skipper.

Four legged friends are welcome on leads.

All of our boats are available for private charter for special occasions and more. Find out more...

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About :: Operating along the Fal for many years, this established family business has a superbly maintained fleet of pleasure boats which form part of the colourful panorama within these waters.

Linking Falmouth, Truro, Malpas and St Mawes the Enterprise Boats are an ideal way to enjoy a great day out.

The Route :: Visiting the gardens, gallery and restaurant at Trelissick Garden, sightseeing or planning an idyllic walk and pub lunch; Enterprise Boats can help add to the enjoyment and experience.

Enterprise Boats are also available to hire for a relaxing evening or day charter, Sunday excursion or a corporate event.

Calling at Prince of Wales Pier Falmouth, St Mawes, Trelissick, Town Quay, Truro and Malpas. Boats run approx every two hours weekdays (ring for Sunday times) but vary due to tidal conditions in Truro.

The Fleet :: Enterprise I (1963) & Enterprise III (1960) are similar spec boats with the traditional Enterprise livery of light blue, orange, cream and white.

Each measuring at roughly 60ft long, each boat can take over 120 passengers.

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Cruise & Cream Tea

Cruise & Cream Tea

Until 29 October

Cruise along the Fal River to Malpas for a Cream Tea at The Heron Inn

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Free Travel on Enterprise Boats on Weekend Breaks at the Merchant House

Free Travel on Enterprise Boats on Weekend Breaks at the Merchant House

Until 30 October 2016

Explore the pretty harbour haven of Falmouth with the Merchant's House classic river cruise offer.

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Cruise & Brewery Tour

Cruise & Brewery Tour

Until 29 October

Take a cruise along the Fal River from Falmouth to Truro and visit Skinner’s for a tour of their family run brewery. Home to the infamous Betty Stogs & Cornish Knocker!

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Fal River Day Out

Fal River Day Out

From 22 August

The Fal River boasts some of the county’s most picturesque scenery, beautiful beaches and stunning sub-tropical gardens which, when linked with boat trips and good water-side eateries, provide all the ingredients for a great day out in Cornwall.

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22 Aug
Top 5 Places to See the Red Arrows

Top 5 Places to See the Red Arrows

From 4 August

The Red Arrows are set once again to grace the skies above Falmouth with their stunning aerobatics display.

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04 Aug
Fal River Cornwall are on the lookout for a new captain to steer the ship

Fal River Cornwall are on the lookout for a new captain to steer the ship

From 2 August

After 15 years at the helm, Fal River Cornwall Managing Director Tim Light is setting sail for retirement.

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02 Aug
Enterprise Boats and Oll and Gwella combine in popular RNLI Fundraiser

Enterprise Boats and Oll and Gwella combine in popular RNLI Fundraiser

From 29 July

For a second year running, Oll an Gwella (Newquay's acappella (old) boy band) went "up the creek" for charity with Enterprise Boats making a considerable sum for the RNLI as a contribution to the Falmouth International Shanty Festival weekend.

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29 Jul
Top 10 Summer Holiday Activities in Cornwall

Top 10 Summer Holiday Activities in Cornwall

From 22 July

Schools out for summer! Keep the kids entertained with these fail-safe ideas for things to do over the school holidays in and around the Fal River. Take your pick of our favourite family-friendly events and special summer offers.

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22 Jul
Cruise and Museum Tour

Cruise and Museum Tour

From 12 July

Take a group trip along the Fal River from Falmouth up to Truro, and visit the Royal Cornwall Museum.

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12 Jul
Explore the River this Summer with a Fal Mussel Card

Explore the River this Summer with a Fal Mussel Card

From 29 June

When it comes to summer adventures there's no place quite like the Fal River and the best, most cost effective way to experience the beauty of the area is with a Fal Mussel Card.

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29 Jun
£5 Day return to Trelissick Gardens on Enterprise Boats for the Antiques Roadshow

£5 Day return to Trelissick Gardens on Enterprise Boats for the Antiques Roadshow

15 September 2016

The Antiques Roadshow is coming to Trelissick Gardens on Thursday 15th September 2016. Enterprise Boats are running a special £5 ticket for adult day returns to Trelissick Garden from Truro, Falmouth & St Mawes.

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15 Sep
Top 5 Fun Family Activities for Autumn

Top 5 Fun Family Activities for Autumn

From 7 September 2016

The sun is shining, the streets are filled with visitors and the summer flowers are in full bloom.

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07 Sep
Kids go FREE on Enterprise Boats at Weekends

Kids go FREE on Enterprise Boats at Weekends

3 September — 30 October 2016

Kids go FREE on Saturdays and Sundays throughout September and October on Enterprise Boats.

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03 Sep +57 Days
Kids go FREE on Enterprise Boats at Weekends

Kids go FREE on Enterprise Boats at Weekends

2 April — 29 May 2016

Kids go FREE on Saturdays and Sundays throughout April and May on Enterprise Boats.

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02 Apr +57 Days
National Trust Membership Trelissick Boat Trip Offer

National Trust Membership Trelissick Boat Trip Offer

23 March — 30 October 2016

Free boat trip if you travel to Trelissick by Enterprise Boats and join the National Trust as a member.

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23 Mar +220 Days
10% off food at the Heron Inn on Sundays when travelling aboard Enterprise Boats

10% off food at the Heron Inn on Sundays when travelling aboard Enterprise Boats

23 March — 30 October 2016

Travel to the Heron Inn at Malpas on Sunday by Enterprise Boat and get 10% off your total food bill!

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23 Mar +220 Days
Kids go FREE on Enterprise Boats

Kids go FREE on Enterprise Boats

24 — 31 October 2015

Enjoy the Fal River this half term with the family. Kids go FREE with a qualifying adult.

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24 Oct +7 Days
Enterprise Boats Timetable Changes

Enterprise Boats Timetable Changes

From 25 May 2015

Timetable changes information for Enterprise Boats from Monday 25th May 2015 until 13 June 2015.

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25 May
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
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
Things to do: Enterprise Boat Trips

Things to do: Enterprise Boat Trips

From 3 July 2014

The best way to explore the Fal River and see the deep sided wooded valleys is from the water. Here is a snapshot of what you might see.

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03 Jul
Timetable changes for Friday, May 24

Timetable changes for Friday, May 24

24 May 2013

There will be timetable changes to the St Mawes Ferry and Enterprise Boats due to the launch of the Fal River Festival.

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24 May +0 Days
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
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
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
Cornwall Ferries in ship shape

Cornwall Ferries in ship shape

18 October 2012

The regions leading ferry company continues to move from strength to strength and expansion is planned for 2013.

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18 Oct +0 Days
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
Half price ferry to Trelissick Gardens every Sunday

Half price ferry to Trelissick Gardens every Sunday

4 July — 30 September 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 +88 Days