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King Harry Ferry

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

Let the chains take the strain!

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On 11:08am Friday / 24 May 2019



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Running 7 days a week to spring timetable.

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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.

King Harry Ferry News

Ferry Art : Matt Johnson

Ferry Art : Matt Johnson

24 April — 1 September

Take a trip on the King Harry Ferry and admire the work of local artist Matt Johnson in our floating pop up exhibition.

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King Harry Ferry: OUT OF SERVICE 11am - 12pm

King Harry Ferry: OUT OF SERVICE 11am - 12pm

29 March

Due to operational reasons, the King Harry Ferry will be suspended on Friday 29th March 2019 between 11:00-12:00. All other sailings are running to timetable.

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King Harry Ferry donates £4,550 to help Local Charity

King Harry Ferry donates £4,550 to help Local Charity

From 21 February

Cornwall's iconic chain ferry has donated £4,550 to Penhaligons Friends- a charity who support bereaved children, young people, parents and carers throughout Cornwall.

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