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Address: 2 Ferry Street, Torpoint PL11 2AX, England
Phone Number: 01752 812233
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Quick and easy access to Cornwall

Very regular and just drive on, drive off!! Well signposted - £1.50 toll on return trip. Recommend this as the easiest way of getting from Plymouth to Cornwall.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
Tina N
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We rely on this service so much in Torpoint as lots of us work in Plymouth, When one of the Ferry's is out of action due to misfunction there seems to be no urgency to get it running. Once a year the whole of this side of Cornwall have to put up with one ferry being out of action due... More 

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Cornwall
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166 reviews 166 reviews
19 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is a terrific, regular and reliable, service between Cornwall and the neighbouring country of England. Runs 24 hours a day and the staff are always courteous, helpful and know what they are about. Always a pleasure to cross - and you only pay to get into England - the welcome to Cornwall is both warm and free!!

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Newquay
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88 reviews 88 reviews
21 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We always use the ferry when travelling back home to Cornwall after visiting Plymouth. It is well organised, runs frequently and we have very rarely experienced a delay.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Our son enjoys all trips on this ferry & insists on getting out of car and going walkabout which is allowed. But be aware ferry journey is quick. You only pay on way back to plymouth x

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Very regular and just drive on, drive off!! Well signposted - £1.50 toll on return trip. Recommend this as the easiest way of getting from Plymouth to Cornwall.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Mundane for us residents and often seen as an inconvenience to those coming to live in the area . However after a few years you get used to it and you get to know the ground crew and it becomes a unique part of your life . There are people north of here who spend fifty weeks a year looking... More 

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Polperro, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Had the misfortune to use this "let's pretend we are sailors" service last week. Woeful. The two blokes so called instructing the cars were as bone idle as they were ignorant. They assume that everyone using the ferry knows the rules of entry and exit, so never bother explaining anything to oncoming drivers. It's a dreadful customer service they offer.... More 

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Ruislip, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Torrential rain and high winds did not stop this "ferry" which is a floating bridge in fact (punt). Extremely economically way of travelling the short distance to Cornwall and return - both for £1.50 per car! There is an option of taking the Bridge at the same rate, or travelling ferry one way, bridge the other. We had a ten... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

As a one off visitor the ferry won't cause much concern but being a local it is a very frustrating service. Quite often needs repairs which means reduced service meaning long queues! They take 1 ferry off for a month in August when all the tourists are here...very frustrating. 70% if the staff are miserable. Price is a joke (for... More 

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Coleshill, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Anyone who says the trip across is a pain they are wrong, really quick and value for money. In fact I would go so far to say they should charge either way, don't let the bridge subsidise the cost, we wouldn't have minded paying both ways.

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