Fal River Visitor Centre, located on the Prince of Wales Pier in Falmouth, is a great resource for people visiting, and planning to visit Falmouth and the surrounding area. We have a fantastic sales area stocked with books, maps, guides and souvenirs.
Fal River Visitor Information Centre, Prince Of Wales Pier, 11 Market Strand, Falmouth, TR11 3DF
T: 01326 741194
Callers must be 16+. You must have permission of the bill payer. Calls from mobiles will cost considerably more. Service provided by Cornwall Ferries LTD, TR11 3DF. Helpline 0844 44 81 579 (To be used for problems with the service only, not enquiries). Calls cost 31p a minute.
Let our knowledgeable staff find you the perfect place to stay based on your requirements and individual needs, as we can book accommodation locally and across much of the UK. We can plan and book your journey, and help you decipher the local bus timetables! We also sell tickets for the St Mawes Ferry, Place Ferry, and the new and vastly improved Fal Mussel card. Starting in April 2011 you will be able to enjoy complete travel freedom with the Fal Mussel Card - travel as a treat including attractions where the getting there is as much fun as the rest of the day.
This award winning service includes classic ferries, scenic train rides and rural bus services, as well as miles of beautiful coastal walks and car free cycle paths that you can use to get around the river.
Public Transport Information
Falmouth has three stations at the Docks, Dell (short stay car park near the Maritime Museum) and Penmere. There is a regular train service to Truro where you can connect to the London to Penzance mainline and other areas in Cornwall.
The main terminus for buses in Falmouth is the Moor which also contains the Library, Town Hall and Falmouth Art Gallery. There is a shoppers bus serving the Quarry Car Park with stops throughout the main shopping area.
For bus and train timetable and route information please telephone Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 www.travelinesw.com or National Rail Enquiries www.nationalrail.co.uk or First Great Western on 08457 000123 www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk . For Bus information please call First Group 0845 600 1420 www.firstgroup.com or Western Greyhound 01637 871871 www.westerngreyhound.com - Falmouth Shopper Bus 01326 340703
Public Conveniences in Falmouth
There are public conveniences in Webber Street, Prince of Wales Quay, North Quay Arwenack Street, Cliff Road as well as at Swanpool, Maenporth and Gyllyngvane Beaches.
Useful telephone numbers
Falmouth Coastguard 01326 317575
Minor injuries unit 01326 434739
Treliske Hospital A + E 01872 250000
Trescobeas Surgery 01326 316615
Westover surgery 01326 212120
NHS Dental Helpline 01872 354375
Vets 01326 378080
Ferries and River Information
Enterprise Boats 01326 3374241 or 01326 313234. firstname.lastname@example.org www.enterprise-boats.co.uk
Falmouth Pleasure Cruises Ltd
Tel: 01326 212939 / 07977 547084
email: email@example.com www.boattrips-falmouth.co.uk
Falmouth River Links - 01872 863132 firstname.lastname@example.org www.kingharryscornwall.co.uk
Helford River Boats – 01326 250770 email@example.com www.helford-river-boats.co.uk
Falmouth Water Taxi 07522 446659.
Pheonix Cinema 01326 313072
Falmouth Town Council 01326 315559
Falmouth Library 0300 1234 111
Falmouth Harbourmaster 01326 312285