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Place Ferry

| St Mawes Harbour, St Mawes TR2 5AG, England
+44 7791 283884
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service with a smile

A lovely day and the Roseland peninsula beckoned on our 3 day trekking break. The water was smooth... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
Chris C
,
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Lovely little ferry

Lovely little ferry to take you over to place.The driver is very friendly.He even came back for us... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2018
Carole K
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Bungay
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Crossing St Mawes Harbour and operating seven days a week, the Place ferry runs a regular service between St Mawes and Place Creek on the Roseland Peninsula. Along with the St Mawes Ferry, it forms an integral part of the South West Coast Path, saving walkers at least a day's extra walking. Outside of peak season and when not busy, the Place Ferry also can operate as a water taxi, taking you from your mooring to shore. Contact us for more details. Four legged friends welcome on leads.
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| St Mawes Harbour, St Mawes TR2 5AG, England
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

A lovely day and the Roseland peninsula beckoned on our 3 day trekking break. The water was smooth and inviting and the ferry was clean, punctual and expertly steered across the river to Place from St Mawes. A friendly happy skipper who obliged by taking...More

Thank Chris C
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

Lovely little ferry to take you over to place.The driver is very friendly.He even came back for us , as the ferry was full. Beware only holds about 10 people .So make sure you are early,especially in the summer,when there are lots of people.

Thank Carole K
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

If like us you're staying in St Mawes and the Roseland, and planning to walk round St Anthony Head, I would recommend using the Place Ferry option rather than driving up to the NT car park at the Head. The ferry runs every half-hour, though...More

Thank PVilly
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

In admittedly choppy seas, our navigator provided a smooth ferry service to and from Place. We had our dog with us and this was accommodated too. I highly recommend taking the ferry to enjoy the walk and views. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Ash O
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

A lovely little ride and an important link on the coast path. It enabled us to enjoy a lovely and very varied walk around St Anthony's headland (with lunch at the Thirstea Van at Towan). The service runs pretty much every day and if the...More

Thank Mark A
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

Used the ferry to go on st Anthony head walk. Had an enjoyable day and used the ferry to return to st mawes

Thank Lesley R
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Perfect crossing over to Place Manor, allowing you to walk round to the lighthouse. Economical and regular crossings.

Thank Bouncer7523
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

A very useful ferry on the South West Coastal path from St Mawes to Place and Falmouth to St Mawes. Saves a lot of walking. Staff at the Office in St Mawes could use a little customer service training, but the ferry man was great.

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Thank Brian M
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

Why does a company offer you the opportunity to buy your tickets on line, and then request that you go to the ticket office after completing the journey to validate your journey? This is either Bureaucracy Gone Overboard or Sloppy Management. The saving grace was...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2017

Bought tickets in advance for this ferry. The weather was poor on our date of travel after an exhausting 50mile cycle ride to find a notice on the pier stating there were no ferries. There was no notification of this on our tickets, or on...More

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Thank Caroline W
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Ryan W, Manager at Place Ferry, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Hi Caroline, Thanks for taking the time to review us. We're sorry about your experience. It is definitely not what we want to happen. Passenger safety is of utmost important to us, and the ferry would have been out of service due to safety of...More

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