Ferry in Dartmouth & the Dart Estuary

Greenway Ferry

Taking this pretty ferry from Dartmouth is by far the most atmospheric way to arrive at Agatha Christie's former home. It's worth booking online in advance, as summer ferries get busy.
Ferry in Plymouth

Mount Batten Ferry

A little yellow ferry shuttling from the Barbican across to the Mount Batten peninsula (10 minutes, half-hourly).
Heritage Railway in Southeast Dorset

Swanage Steam Railway

Vintage steam trains puff at least hourly between Swanage and Norden (25 minutes), stopping at Corfe Castle.
Port in Falmouth

Custom House Quay

Depending on the tide, scenic boats to St Mawes occasionally leave from here.
Airline in Isles of Scilly

Isles of Scilly Travel

There are several flights daily from Land's End Airport, near Zennor, and from Newquay Airport. Adult fares start at £80 one way. Summer flights also run from Exeter, Bristol and Southampton. Since 2018 there has al…
Boat in Tresco

Tresco Boats

Tresco's private boat service provides scenic trips from Tresco and St Martin's to the other islands, as well as shuttle services for guests staying at one of the island's hotels. There are regular services to/from …
Airport in Cornwall

Cornwall Airport Newquay

Cornwall's main airport, 5 miles from Newquay, offers direct daily flights to Manchester and London Gatwick with Flybe (www.flybe.com) and the Isles of Scilly with IoS Skybus.
Ferry in St Mary's

St Mary's Boatmen's Association

The association coordinates the ferries that shuttle between St Mary’s and the smaller islands surrounding it. Services run at least daily between April and October, leaving St Mary’s in the morning and returning in…
Ferry in Truro

King Harry Ferry

At the end of the road from Playing Place to Trelissick Gardens, this old-fashioned chain ferry chugs several times an hour across the Fal River to the Roseland Peninsula. It cuts off a road trip of around 14 miles …
Airline in Devon & Cornwall


Run by Isles of Scilly Travel, Skybus provides year-round flights to St Mary’s on the Isles of Scilly from Newquay (adult/child return £190/145, 30 minutes) and Land’s End (adult/child £140/113, 15 minutes). Also, b…