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Helford River Cruises

87 reviews
Mawnan Smith, United Kingdom
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About Helford River Cruises
One and half cruise along the Helford River and creeks including Daphne du Maurier's inspiration Frenchman's Creek.Launching from the Budock Vean Hotel foreshore, after a lovely stroll through award winning gardens. Comfy seats, the Hannah Molly seats up to 12 people. Private Charters are available. Cruises daily, times will vary due to tides. Please contact us for cruise times.
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All reviews frenchman's creek boat trip relaxing cruise recommend this trip great commentary wonderful morning enjoyable trip beautiful scenery interesting sights lovely trip local history magical experience two hours high tide couple of hours evening cruise daphne du maurier
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from a delightful 90 min cruise along the peaceful river Helford and it's creeks. Charming little boat, and informative chat from its captain. The afternoon was completed by a delicious cream tea at the hotel.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank gillandtony
Reviewed 1 week ago

This boat trip was exclusively linked to the Budock Vean Hotel and booked through the Hotel, short walk to the jetty from the hotel. Hannah in charge of the boat gave a good informative commentary for the 1.5 hour trip. Got more of a sun...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful trip on the Helford in the Hannah Molly, the water was a little bumpy, but that added to the excitement, Hetty was very knowledgeable and made the trip interesting. I would recommend this trip . A big thank you.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Helford Creek must be one of the top scenic spots in Cornwall and a trip on the HANNAH MOLLY (Boat) for a 1 and half hour cruise makes the most of it. Hetty the affable, friendly and knowledgeable boat skipper is a mine of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Barry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tom gave us a lovely welcome and proceeded to give us a lovely and informative cruise. He had blankets at the ready for this rather chilly evening.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Richard186223
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most beautiful river trip with an outstandingly , professional , knowledgable guide . Can’t recommend it highly enough Thank you

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Vacationer703265
KoruStAgnes, Owner at Helford River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your lovely comments, we are delighted that you found our guide outstanding professional and knowledgeable and thank you for your recommendation. Hope to see you again sometime. Many thanks

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a Champagne Cruise for my Wife's birthday, it was wondefull. Our Captain had so much knowledge of the river wildelife, riverside properties and river History we never stopped learning. A really great Champagne and Strawberries event. A really BIG Thankyou to Hetty and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank RichardT2694
KoruStAgnes, Owner at Helford River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely review, we are so happy you you enjoyed your Champagne Cruise for your wife’s birthday and that Hetty and the team shared knowledge of the river. We hope to see you again sometime. Many thanks

Reviewed April 17, 2019

Wonderful, enlightening relaxing cruise on the river Helford. Well run operation, and excellent value for money. We will be back! Thanks Claire and Robin Roper

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Claire R
KoruStAgnes, Owner at Helford River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Claire and Robin for your lovely review. We are so happy you enjoyed the cruise and found it enlightening. Also that you found our operation well run and value for money. We hope to see you again sometime. Many thanks

Reviewed December 19, 2018

It was the beginning of September the sun was shining the air was mellow with just a hint of the autumn .The Buddock Vean hotel had good parking facilities and the walk through the gardens enjoyng still the remains of the summer was beautiful.Very relaxing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank piranda
KoruStAgnes, Owner at Helford River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovey review. We are so glad you found the trip relaxing and enjoyed the good parking and gardens too. Hope to see you again sometime. Many thanks

Reviewed October 8, 2018

Hi all had this brought as a birthday present from my daughters and must say it was a wonderful way to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon ,pleasant weather and roger couldn't have been more knowledgable with his running commentary all in all excellent

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank billham1958
KoruStAgnes, Owner at Helford River Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Thanks for your lovely review, so happy you enjoyed it and hope to see you again maybe for next year's birthday?

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trishymama
July 29, 2018|
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Response from KoruStAgnes | Property representative |
Hi we do allow dogs on Helford River Cruises on our Private Charters, not on the normal boat trips as it is a small boat and we would struggle to accommodate several dogs. The Budock Vean Hotel is dog friendly though and so... More
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July 31, 2016|
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The trip was about 1hr 45 mins/ £20 each person worth the money lovely trip stunning scenery .VERY nice people running it .Times depend on the tide so you would have to check with them .i am sure it runs every day up to... More
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Carol W
December 25, 2015|
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Hello We operate from March until mid December. It is an open top boat and so if there is light rain we can wear rain coats. Do you have a date in mind? You can contact us 0794 102 7732 Look forward to hearing from you... More
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