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Falmouth
Park & Float

Easy, stress-free all-day parking at the Falmouth Park & Float.

Your perfect base for the start of a great day out.

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Service Update

The Falmouth Park & Float/Ride is now closed for 2018. Back open again in May 2019. Boat trips are available throughout the winter aboard the St Mawes Ferry.

St Mawes Ferry

Falmouth Park & Float/Ride

Wash away the stress of parking with the Falmouth Park & Float...


This 500 space car park on the outskirts of Falmouth is the ideal place to start your day out on the river.

Route :: Ponsharden - Falmouth
Ride Runs ::
7 Days a week, 1 May - 29 Sep 2018
Float Runs :: 7 Days a week, 1 May - 29 Sep 2018
Info & Bookings :: 01326 319417 (Opening times only)
Sailing Time ::
10-15 mins

Days out in Falmouth are fun, varied and can be enjoyed by everyone.

From a boat trip across the harbour, to a stroll down along the waterfront or a visit to the National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Falmouth is perfect for lazy days at the beach or action-packed adventure.

The third largest deep water harbour in the world, Falmouth and it’s active port are bustling with activity all year round. Falmouth plays host to a wide range of cafes, shops, galleries, restaurants and bars.

Falmouth has very little (and expensive) long stay, town centre parking and for this reason the Park & Float / Ride was established.

Visitors to the town can now help reduce congestion and pollution by using the 500 space car park on the outskirts of town at Ponsharden.

After parking hop aboard one of our classic ferries and enjoy an informative commentary on your way to Falmouth.

And the best bit about it is parking is free with your Fal Mussel Card!

Falmouth Park & Float/Ride News

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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
Falmouth Park & Ride

Falmouth Park & Ride

29 September — 31 October 2009

to stay open for an extra month in October

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29 Sep +32 Days
Ponsharden Park & Float Map 2015

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All Day Parking

With more than 500 spaces, toilets, refreshments and regular boat and bus services into Falmouth, Ponsharden is the perfect place to leave your car before heading into Falmouth, or further afield, for the day.

Park & Float

What better way to arrive in a historic port than riding on the back of your very own classic wooden ferry?

After parking at Ponsharden take a leisurely trip down the Penryn River to Falmouth’s Custom House Quay. Ferries depart from the car park every 20 minutes.

We love our ferries and we hope you will too!

Park & Ride

Buses depart from the car park every 20 minutes and go direct to Falmouth Prince of Wales Pier.

From the pier to the Maritime Museum its a short 10-15 minute walk through town and only 20 minutes to Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth’s Blue Flag status beach.

Free Parking

Start your day at Falmouth Park & Ride / Float and get FREE ALL DAY PARKING when you buy a 1 day Fal Mussel Card!

When you arrive head to the Ticket Office and ask for a ‘1 Day Fal Mussel Card Visitor.'

This will give you unlimited travel around the river including the regular bus and ferry services into town.

More info on the Fal Mussel Card...

STEP 1


Find a space...

Parking in Falmouth

STEP 2


Head to the Ticket Office...

Park & Float Ticket Office

STEP 3


Have a great day out...

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