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Falmouth Boat Hire

  • Falmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Railway and Transport Attractions, Sailing and Kayaking

Attraction Information

Falmouth Boat Hire provides cabin boats for families wishing to explore the River Fal. Just some of the things you can do when hiring a boat in Falmouth, Cornwall

View shipping of all nationalities in one of the largest and most picturesque harbours in the world.Land at Smugglers Cottage for a meal or light refreshment.

Explore the natural creeks and see the wildlife (from Falmouth to Truro is renowned for its resident herons).

See the laid-up shipping (20,000 tonners) and the famous embarkation zones used for the American forces in the D-Day landings. Stop and see Pendennis and St Mawes Castles, Trelissick House and Gardens, and not forgetting the famous Pandora Inn a great place to stop for drinks and food just one of many things you can do in Falmouth.

There are several landing pontoons including Mylor, St Mawes where you can tie-up for lunch, cream tea or just a pint! Alternatively take your own picnic and use the visitors pontoons situated in some of the prettiest areas of the river.

Wow, wildlife? You bet, the river is full of interesting birds and wildlife. Safe and easy? Yes of course, no experience needed at all, full instruction given, and it's simple, safe family fun!

Kids with ants in their pants? We know them! That's why we provide buoyancy aids for all children, not that anyone, ever, has fallen in, but they do add to the adventure.

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Opening hours

Open 7 days a week from 9.30 AM until 6.30 PM


6 Person Boat available for half a day for only £95

Travel & Contact Information


Custom House Quay, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3JT, England

Phone number

07951 610 247



Click here to visit Falmouth Boat Hire's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite and nearby.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Falmouth Boat Hire has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Restaurants and Pubs available on the river.

No, Falmouth Boat Hire is not wheelchair friendly.

No, Falmouth Boat Hire have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Falmouth Boat Hire has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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