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Visit Truro

Take a scenic cruise up the Fal River on an Enterprise boat and enjoy the heart of Cornwall: Truro.



Plan your day...

  1. Park and Float - half an hour
  2. Connecting ferry/changeover - 20 mins
  3. Enterprise Boat Trip - 1-1.5 hours
  4. Explore Truro - 2 hours
  5. Skinners Brewery Tour - 1 hour
  6. Return Ferries - 2 hours

Total day out: 7-8 hours

Top Tips

For a perfect day...

  • Take a camera for the ferry trip.
  • Start early
  • Take sun cream, you'll be on the water a lot!
  • Pick up a guidebook from our visitor information centre in Falmouth.

Find the Ferries

Skinner's Brewery

Explore the heart of Cornwall: Truro

Cornwall's capital...


Truro is the centre of Cornwall and the start of the Fal River.

Truro has a welth of shops with artisan trades as well as being strong cultural links with regular theatre, dance and live music.

1. Park and Float to Falmouth

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

The car park has well over 500 car parking spaces, so parking is never a problem.

Located on the outskirts of Falmouth, you can avoid the congestion of the town centre. Pick up your Fal Mussel Card Visitor here and start your journey.

Use a Fal Mussel Card | Timetable | Meet the fleet

2. Jump on an Enterprise Boat

Take a classic wooden ferry up the beautiful Carrick Roads to Truro...

Use your Fal River Mussel Card Visitor and enjoy a scenic cruise up the Fal River to Truro.

On your trip up the river you will leave the bustling marine port of Falmouth and the Carrick Roads and head up to the an Area of Outsrtanding Natural Beauty.

Use a Fal Mussel Card | Timetable | The Journey

3. Explore Truro

Truro is the beating heart of Cornwall...


After stepping off your Enterprise boat in Truro or Malpas, head towards Lemon Quay and find Cornwall's shopping capital.

Truro has a diverse range of shops from national chain retailers to niche independants. For some great local food, head to Lemon Street Market.

Truro | What's On

4. Meet Cornwall's fairest maid, Betty Stoggs

Get to grips with Cornish Ale


Skinner's is family run independant brewery just on the banks of the river in Truro.

Skinner's offer tours around the brewery in the summer months with great opportunites to sample some proper Cornish Ale.

Skinners Brewery

5. Return to Falmouth

Head for home...


Stroll back to the ferry and head back home.

Simply head back down to Town Quay, take Enterprise boats back to Falmouth and take the park and float/ride boat/bus back to Ponsharden car park.

St Mawes Ferry Timetable | Park & Float Timetable

Pick up a Mussel Card...

Grab a Guide Book...

Check the Ferries...

Did you enjoy your day?