2013 News Archive from around Fal River

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King Harry Ferry Crewman Rescued

King Harry Ferry Crewman Rescued

King Harry Ferry Crewman rescued by Falmouth RNLI.

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King Harry Ferry Christmas Sailings

King Harry Ferry Christmas Sailings

Sailing times for the King Harry Ferry over the festive period.

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Fal River Visitor Information Centre - Christmas opening hours

Fal River Visitor Information Centre - Christmas opening hours

Opening hours for the Fal River Visitor Information Centre over Christmas and the New Year.

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Late Sailings on the St Mawes Ferry & King Harry Ferry

Late Sailings on the St Mawes Ferry & King Harry Ferry

There are FREE sailings on the St Mawes Ferry for late night shopping in Falmouth and late sailings on the King Harry Ferry for shopping in Truro (normal fares apply).

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Christmas Gifts

Christmas Gifts

Not sure what to get someone special this Christmas? Don't panic! We have put together a selection of things you could get someone from Fal River Cornwall.

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SAVE 20% on The St Mawes Ferry this weekend and get 10% off at The Watch House

SAVE 20% on The St Mawes Ferry this weekend and get 10% off at The Watch House

SAVE 20% on all return sailings of the St Mawes Ferry when buying your ticket online this weekend.

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Truro City of Lights 2013 Pictures

Truro City of Lights 2013 Pictures

A selection of pictures from the 2013 Truro City of Lights Parade. Featuring the lantern processions, bands and local school.

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Fal River Autumn Walking Festival 2013

Fal River Autumn Walking Festival 2013

So, we’ve reached the end of another Fal River Autumn Walking Festival and the most enduring memory has to be how the weather wasn’t always as kind to us as it could have been...

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Children in Need is coming to the National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Children in Need is coming to the National Maritime Museum Cornwall

This years BBC Children in Need in the South West will be held at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall.

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Little Treasures – Get Digging

Little Treasures – Get Digging

When you think of Cornwall you instinctively imagine beaches, gardens, sun, sand and surf. However, there is another side, a very cultural side and this autumn we’ve been busy creating a collection of must see items that live at five museums and galleries across Cornwall.

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Festival Latest...

Festival Latest...

We’re well into the Autumn Walking Festival now and sadly the weather hasn’t always been our friend!

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Tall Ships Return to Falmouth for 2014

Tall Ships Return to Falmouth for 2014

Next year, the sight of white sail tips cresting the horizon of Falmouth Bay will herald a landmark moment in history when two English ports will together host one of the biggest international sailing events in solely English waters for the first time ever.

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New luxury solar swimming pool at Bosinver

New luxury solar swimming pool at Bosinver

Bosinver Farm Cottages have been working tirelessly to make the experience even more magical with their new solar swimming pool.

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Daily Information Sheet | Wednesday September 25

Daily Information Sheet | Wednesday September 25

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Fal River Jazz Cruise

Fal River Jazz Cruise

Sit back, relax, cruise the Fal River with a pasty, pint and some live jazz with our on board band.

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Secret Spots for an Indian Summer

Secret Spots for an Indian Summer

Say it quietly…but it looks like we might get lucky with the last rays of summer lingering longer than they have done in many a year.

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Skippers' Blog | Sunfish

Skippers' Blog | Sunfish

All the latest happenings from our Skipper Simon on the Place Ferry.

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Additional Sailings on the St Mawes Ferry

Additional Sailings on the St Mawes Ferry

The St Mawes Ferry will be making additional sailings this evening for the Red Arrows display part of Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week.

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Top 5 Places to Watch the Red Arrows Tonight

Top 5 Places to Watch the Red Arrows Tonight

We have put this little guide together on where we think is best to see the magnificent Red Arrows fly around Falmouth harbour.

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Extra tickets to see the Red Arrows released!

Extra tickets to see the Red Arrows released!

See the Red Arrows during Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week aboard Enterprise 1 and enjoy a pasty and a tea or coffee on us!

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Cream Teas on the Duchess of Cornwall

Cream Teas on the Duchess of Cornwall

For one day only, the Cornwall Blind Association will be selling cream teas on the St Mawes Ferry to raise vital funds.

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Win two free tickets to see Miracle Theatre's Waiting for Godot at St Mawes Castle

Win two free tickets to see Miracle Theatre's Waiting for Godot at St Mawes Castle

We're giving away two free tickets to take the Showbaot from Falmouth and see Miracle Theatre's Waiting for Godot at St Mawes Castle.

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Falmouth Harbour Cruises - Running from August 5th-9th

Falmouth Harbour Cruises - Running from August 5th-9th

From Monday, August 5 to Friday, August 9 we will be running daily harbour cruises around the historic port of Falmouth on our new luxury vessel 'Moyana.'

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Watch the Red Arrows display for Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week from the water

Watch the Red Arrows display for Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week from the water

See the Red Arrows during Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week aboard our luxury vessel Moyana and enjoy a pasty and a pint of Skinners or glass of wine on us!

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The Alverton Takes Truro to Four Star Heights

The Alverton Takes Truro to Four Star Heights

The historic and Grade II listed, The Alverton, has become Truro’s first and only 4 star hotel setting the bar for service, decor and facilities in the City.

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Save 10% when you book a cruise with us this summer

Save 10% when you book a cruise with us this summer

We're offering 10% off any bookings between now and the end of September on our special cruises.

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Skippers' Blog | Channel 12

Skippers' Blog | Channel 12

All the latest happenings from our Skipper Simon Hammond on the Place Ferry.

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It's a pirate paradise at the Maritime Museum this summer

It's a pirate paradise at the Maritime Museum this summer

Shiver me timbers they’re coming over all piratey at the Maritime Museum in Falmouth this summer!

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Skippers' Blog | Sun shines on St Mawes

Skippers' Blog | Sun shines on St Mawes

The sun is shining on St Mawes in the latest installment of the Place Ferry Skippers' Blog.

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Rick Stein book signing in Falmouth

Rick Stein book signing in Falmouth

Rick Stein is to visit Falmouth in his summer tour of book signings for his latest cookery adventure, Rick Stein’s India.

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Skippers' Blog | Hottest day of the year

Skippers' Blog | Hottest day of the year

The hottest day so far this year in St Mawes, and despite the tennis there were many people out and about in the harbour and on the sea.

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Skippers' Blog | River Cruises

Skippers' Blog | River Cruises

Weather now set to improve for the next week and we can expect it to be very settled and potentially very warm.

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Skippers' Blog | Working boat championships

Skippers' Blog | Working boat championships

St Mawes harbour was a busy location today as Day 2 of the Working Boat World championships was taking place with two races.

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Skippers' Blog | St Mawes Micro Climate

Skippers' Blog | St Mawes Micro Climate

Changeable weather is St Mawes has been the subject of much debate with the customers and the our skipper Simon.

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Skippers' Blog | Low tide

Skippers' Blog | Low tide

Very low tides this week provide unique challenges to ferry skippers, read and see about the tides and their effect from our skipper Simon.

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Skippers' Blog | St Mawes

Skippers' Blog | St Mawes

Who pulled the plug on the water? All the latest from Simon our Place Ferry skipper!

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‘Drop in’ To the History of British Surfing with a New Display at the Maritime Museum

‘Drop in’ To the History of British Surfing with a New Display at the Maritime Museum

A new display launching on July 8 at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall celebrates the early pioneers of British surfing.

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Daily Info Sheet | Monday 24 June

Daily Info Sheet | Monday 24 June

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Skippers' Blog | Fog!

Skippers' Blog | Fog!

All the lastest from our skipper Simon Hammond about the happenings on the Place Ferry.

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Skippers' Blog | Sailing, sun and Cycling

Skippers' Blog | Sailing, sun and Cycling

All the latest from Simon Hammond, skipper of the Place ferry.

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Skippers' Blog | The Best Job in the World

Skippers' Blog | The Best Job in the World

Everyone's getting back on the water...

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Trethem Mill wins National Award

Trethem Mill wins National Award

Ian, Jane & Jake are very proud to announce that Trethem Mill Touring Park has been awarded Silver in the category “Caravan Holiday Park/Holiday Village” at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2013.

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Festival establishes itself as family favourite

Festival establishes itself as family favourite

2013 Truro & Penwith Fal River Festival is being described as one of the best ever thanks to great weather and even better events.

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2013 RNLI Castle to Castle Swim Pictures

2013 RNLI Castle to Castle Swim Pictures

Hundreds of photos now online of the 2013 RNLI Castle to Castle Swim which took place on the last day of the Truro & Penwith College Fal River Festival.

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Crowds flock to opening weekend of Fal River Festival

Crowds flock to opening weekend of Fal River Festival

Truro and Penwith College Fal River Festival draws more people than ever in its eighth year.

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Skippers' Blog | A sea of colour

Skippers' Blog | A sea of colour

A sunny Sunday on the Fal River and spring tides that keep the Skippers on their toes.

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Timetable changes for Friday, May 24

Timetable changes for Friday, May 24

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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Fal River Festival | The excitement is building!

Fal River Festival | The excitement is building!

With only a day to go before this year's festival excitement is building in Fal River HQ.

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The Rosevine Celebrates it's 5th birthday

The Rosevine Celebrates it's 5th birthday

5 years ago the Rosevine was just a little glimmer in our eye – an idea that things could be different, more flexible, more relaxed, more you and me - now look how far we’ve come!

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Trenython Manor shortlisted for Hotel of the year.

Trenython Manor shortlisted for Hotel of the year.

The team at Trenython Manor have been shortlisted for hotel of the year!

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Best Fal River Festival yet promise organisers

Best Fal River Festival yet promise organisers

The 2013 Truro & Penwith College Fal River Festival will be the best one yet according to organisers.

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Like, share and win two places on this year's Fal River Festival launch

Like, share and win two places on this year's Fal River Festival launch

Win two tickets for the Beer Fleet launch of the Fal River Festival launch on Facebook.

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Skippers' Blog | A sense of Place...

Skippers' Blog | A sense of Place...

Catch up with all the goings on aboard the Place Ferry in this weekly round up of the Skipper's Blog.

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Fal River wins Excellence in Marketing at Cornwall Business Awards 2013

Fal River wins Excellence in Marketing at Cornwall Business Awards 2013

Fal River team scoop top gong in Cornwall's most prestigious business awards

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Daily Info Sheet | Friday

Daily Info Sheet | Friday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Thursday

Daily Info Sheet | Thursday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Wednesday

Daily Info Sheet | Wednesday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Tuesday

Daily Info Sheet | Tuesday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Monday

Daily Info Sheet | Monday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Sunday

Daily Info Sheet | Sunday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Saturday

Daily Info Sheet | Saturday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Friday

Daily Info Sheet | Friday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Thursday

Daily Info Sheet | Thursday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Wednesday

Daily Info Sheet | Wednesday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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 Skippers' Blog | A week in the life of the Place Ferry...

Skippers' Blog | A week in the life of the Place Ferry...

Catch up with all the goings on aboard the Place Ferry in this weekly round up of the Skipper's Blog.

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St Mawes Ferry and Enterprise Boats Timetable Changes for May 7

St Mawes Ferry and Enterprise Boats Timetable Changes for May 7

Service changes for the St Mawes Ferry and Enterprise Boats on Tuesday, May 7.

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Daily Info Sheet | Tuesday

Daily Info Sheet | Tuesday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Monday

Daily Info Sheet | Monday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Sunday

Daily Info Sheet | Sunday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Saturday

Daily Info Sheet | Saturday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Friday

Daily Info Sheet | Friday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Thursday

Daily Info Sheet | Thursday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Wednesday

Daily Info Sheet | Wednesday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Tuesday

Daily Info Sheet | Tuesday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Set sail for a colourful Fal River Festival

Set sail for a colourful Fal River Festival

In the weeks leading up to the Festival, Falmouth University is working with 6 local schools, decorating dis-used sails that have been kindly donated by King Harry Ferry and Sailtech.

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Dates announced for Fal River Festival 2013

Dates announced for Fal River Festival 2013

The dates for this 2013 Fal River Festival have been announced with organisers promising the biggest and best event yet.

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Daily Info Sheet | Monday

Daily Info Sheet | Monday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Event specialist set to build on success of Fal River Festival

Event specialist set to build on success of Fal River Festival

The continued success of the popular Fal River Festival has been secured thanks to the appointment of one of Cornwall’s leading arts development co-ordinators.

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Daily Info Sheet | Sunday

Daily Info Sheet | Sunday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Saturday

Daily Info Sheet | Saturday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Skippers' Blog | A good grounding...

Skippers' Blog | A good grounding...

Place Ferry Skipper, Simon Hammond, spends more time than anticipated with an American group from San Francisco.

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Daily Info Sheet | Friday

Daily Info Sheet | Friday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Thursday

Daily Info Sheet | Thursday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Skippers' Blog | International flavour...

Skippers' Blog | International flavour...

There's been a distinctly international flavour on board the Place Ferry this week.

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Skippers' Blog | LIVINGSTONE - I Assume! The best job in the whole of the world...

Skippers' Blog | LIVINGSTONE - I Assume! The best job in the whole of the world...

Our Skippers will be blogging throughout the season, giving you an insight into the day to day life of the Cornwall Ferries fleet.

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Daily Info Sheet | Wednesday

Daily Info Sheet | Wednesday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Tuesday

Daily Info Sheet | Tuesday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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King Harry Ferry shutdown on April 25

King Harry Ferry shutdown on April 25

The King Harry Ferry will be closed all day on Thursday, April 25 for essential maintenance.

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Daily Info Sheet | Monday

Daily Info Sheet | Monday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Sunday

Daily Info Sheet | Sunday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Saturday

Daily Info Sheet | Saturday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Friday

Daily Info Sheet | Friday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Thursday

Daily Info Sheet | Thursday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Wednesday

Daily Info Sheet | Wednesday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Tuesday

Daily Info Sheet | Tuesday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Monday

Daily Info Sheet | Monday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Sunday

Daily Info Sheet | Sunday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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Daily Info Sheet | Saturday

Daily Info Sheet | Saturday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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The 2013 Fal River Area Guide Book is here!

The 2013 Fal River Area Guide Book is here!

Brilliant news! The 2013 Fal River Guide Book has landed and is available in print and online.

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Daily Info Sheet | Friday

Daily Info Sheet | Friday

Travel, tide and event information from our award winning Fal River Links network.

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