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Heligan is a 45 min walk or short bus ride from Mevagissey.    




via ferry   

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Fowey Festival

10 - 17 May

Mevagissey ferry with common dolphins

 Waving German Flag Clip Art

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 The ferry will recommence on April 28th


 (Updated:  31/03/14)


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Combine a visit to two of Cornwall’s most picturesque and contrasting ports

with a return ferry trip across St Austell Bay between Fowey and Mevagissey.

Click on images below to enlarge.        Dolphins off Pentewan June 2011   Links to dolphin and shark videos   


basking shark taken from ferry

Fowey lifeboat training

catching a dolphin in mid-air is harder than it looks!

Map of St Austell Bay

Basking shark off Fowey Sunfish Fowey lifeboat Leaping dolphin

Troys racing (very slowly) in Fowey Harbour

HMS Ocean training off Pentewan 2010

Any approaching fast boat is a threat!

La Cancalaise arriving in Fowey - Troys in Fowey harbour HMS Ocean lays on . . .  . . . a friendly welcome! Ferry route across St Austell Bay


The crossing takes approximately 35 minutes.

Please arrive early to ensure a seat.

Tickets are sold on board (including return leg).

Dogs are welcome (free) - cycles by prior arrangement.


You may not see basking sharks, dolphins, gannets or the odd warship (but you might!). 

You can be sure of an interesting and enjoyable day out.

 All sailings are subject to sea conditions.   Cancellations are broadcast on BBC Radio Cornwall at 25 & 55 minutes past each hour.


Footpath map Mevagissey to Heligan Gardens Map of Fowey walks Map of Polruan walks

Click on maps  for details of some great 'ferry' walks:

Mevagissey to Heligan Fowey Walks Polruan walks

Conditions of carriage

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