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Helford River Cruises

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Helford River Cruises
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“helford river”(19 reviews)
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...more
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Budock Vean Lane | Helford Passage, Mawnan Smith, Falmouth TR11 5LG, England
+44 7941 027732
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All reviews frenchman's creek boat trip helford river recommend this trip relaxing cruise natural history enjoyable trip lovely trip two hours beautiful scenery high tide evening cruise daphne du maurier friendly and knowledgeable guide egrets roger boatman
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank billham1958
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely couple of hours relaxing on board..very interesting info and weather was good too ..ideal way to spend a few hours..very friendly and helpful crew ..and refreshments available if required .

Thank Rose A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I heard of this trip from a friend. We are glad we did the cruise. The Captain of the boat “Hannah Molly” was Roger. He was very entertaining,informative and accommodating. We cruised around for about 1 hour and 45 minutes. Roger pointed...More

Thank duffer52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took an 11.00 trip from Falmouth to Helford river cruise. Flat calm so enjoyable for my wife who gets sea sick. Some of trip is on more open water so unlikely to be as calm on other days. Interesting trip with good commentary on...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hetty was a fabulous host. A gentle cruise around the Helford ‘RIA’, lots of fabulous info from historic facts to who owns that beautiful mansion on the banks. Thoroughly enjoyed the trip and company, thank you. Now settling down to a pint and meal at...More

Thank isaachunt1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party of four friends took the evening cruise and enjoyed every minute. Hetty was informative and enthusiastic, and conveyed to us something of her love of the river (which of course is actually a Ria!). Fascinating to hear the history of the surrounding area,...More

1  Thank TakosAtenpercentoyou
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here after a walk around Frenchman’s Creek and a pub lunch. It took a 40 minute drive from this side of the river to Helford Passage - we had to zip along those country lanes a bit! The boat was cosy. There were...More

1  Thank iancann2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took an evening cruise. Ok the weather may not have been the best being slightly misty and overcast but Tom made it into a great trip. Entertaining commentary and despite the conditions a relaxing atmospheric experience in a beautiful part of...More

2  Thank BruceT633
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views. Great wildlife. Very interesting commentary. REAL boating in a lovely old wooden vessel.

Thank Andy J
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Thank you Hettie for making my friend Jill’s Birthday so special with your informative and friendly tour up the Helford. An lovely experience and one I would thoroughly recommend. Kayaking next👍😊

Thank Caroline L
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29 July 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
31 July 2016|
Response from madmax1451 | Reviewed this property |
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
Carol W
25 December 2015|
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Response from KoruStAgnes | Property representative |
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