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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 4:44pm Saturday / 16 February 2019



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Running : King Harry Ferry

Running 7 days a week to winter 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

King Harry Ferry: BACK IN SERVICE @ 3pm

King Harry Ferry: BACK IN SERVICE @ 3pm

31 January

UPDATE: The ferry will be back in service at 3pm due to early finishing on the maintenance. On Thursday 31st January 2019, the King Harry Ferry will be out of service for planned routine maintenace.

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King Harry Ferry: Christmas & New Year Schedule

King Harry Ferry: Christmas & New Year Schedule

24 December 2018 — 2 January 2019

All the information for sailings over the 2018/2019 festive period aboard the King Harry Ferry. Read on for daily information...

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Top Autumn Walks Around The River

Top Autumn Walks Around The River

From 1 October 2018

Autumn is arguably Cornwall's most magical months to go walking. We've put together a guide to some of our favourite walks to share with you...

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