You can purchase single & return ferry tickets as well as Fal Mussel Visitor Cards directly from our reception team during your visit to The Idle Rocks.

The Fal Mussel Visitor Card gives you unlimited hop-on hop-off travel that can be used on ferries, buses and the Maritime Line train around the Fal River. 1, 2, 3 or 6 day cards available to purchase from reception.


St Mawes Ferry to Falmouth
The St Mawes ferry from St Mawes to Falmouth is a pleasant run and makes for a good day out without having to use the car. The ferry runs between St Mawes Harbour and Falmouth every 30 minutes throughout the year. There is both a summer timetable and a winter timetable and these can be found here.

The St Mawes Ferry

Place Ferry
From St Mawes you can pick up the Place Ferry that will take you over the water to Place Creek where you can pick up the Southwest Coastal Path. The little ferry runs from April to October, 7 days a week.

The Place Ferry


Our Booking Options

Book your stay and reserve your restaurant table at The Idle Rocks online. Or why not have a look at our beautiful sister property, The St Mawes Hotel.
Seaview Rooms - a wide view of Room 8 with grey, white and orange at The Idle Rocks Hotel
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To make a hotel reservation, book online, call 01326 270 270 or email stay@stmawes.com

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St Mawes Hotel balcony
St Mawes Hotel

Discover our rooms, bar & dining options, and the Hidden Cinema at our sister hotel

Visit St Mawes Hotel
Dine in the Idle Rocks, St Mawes, Roseland Peninsula
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To make a lunch or dinner reservation, book online, call 01326 270 270 or email: eat@idlerocks.com

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