Penfal two
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By Cranager on 26 Nov 2021







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Requires a short ferry crossing, most of route is along the waters edge

Requires a short ferry crossing, most of route is along the waters edge


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Grid Ref SW7846134414
Lat / Lon 50.16825° / -5.10364°
Easting / Northing 178,461E / 34,414N
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Grid Ref SW8072932988
Lat / Lon 50.15629° / -5.07111°
Easting / Northing 180,729E / 32,988N
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07 Jun 2023 Spring

Great walk! Walk is accurate with good waymarks, easy to follow along the river, and it’s an interesting route.

Public transport options: I got to the start of the walk by train to Penryn station; you could then get the train back from Falmouth Town or Penmere stations. You can also reach Penryn and Falmouth by bus.


19 May 2023 Spring

Really lovely walk from Flushing to Penryn. Can’t think of any reason it wouldn’t be 5 stars. Brilliant.

The ferry from Falmouth is cheap and regular, but the last one is at 5 o’clock, so the alternative route along roads is definitely required.

Paul Haines

17 May 2023 Spring

Excellent short walk with beautiful scenery echoing much of what has been written in the previous two reviews. The only update is that as of May 2023 the fare for the Flushing Ferry is £4.

Charles Hedley

30 May 2022 Spring

Lovely short walk on the north side of the river Penryn to Flushing, where you can catch a ferry to Falmouth (£3.50 in May 2022). Plenty of public transport options back to the start point.


07 Jan 2022 Winter

This is an attractive and interesting walk along the north side of the Penryn river with views of the river and Falmouth town.
It is not suitable for bikes or wheelchairs.
The path is narrow and muddy in places, there are stiles, gates and steps on the route.
The main route goes on a walkway through a reed bed and across a beach. At high tide these may not be passable but alternative route sections are available.
In the village of Flushing there are two pubs and a general store.
The Flushing Ferry runs 7 days a week, hourly in the winter and every 30 minutes in the summer until 4pm winter/ 5pm summer.

Fares 2021:Adult £3 Child, (Under 14) £1, Bike £1
Babies, Prams, Buggies and Dogs are free.

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