Getting around

If you're wanting to use public transport or use a variety of options during your stay, you'll find some of the information you need below. Always check times and availability before setting off.

Local Buses

Local buses run between Truro and Falmouth on the A39 and there are bus stops in Carnon Downs and Playing Place. These are about a 1 mile walk from Bolotho Barns. Buses run approximately every hour.

Taking the Train

There is a train station in Truro which has mainline services to London, Penzance and stations in between as well as connecting to all other major towns. There is also a branch line to Falmouth from Truro.

The King Harry Ferry

The King Harry Ferry is a year round 10 minute car ferry hop over to the Roseland peninsula, departing from Feock, just past the entrance to the National Trust’s Trelissick Gardens, (10 minutes drive from Bolotho).

'Enterprise' Boat Trips

‘Enterprise’ boats are passenger ferries which make regular and scenic journeys between Truro, Falmouth, St Mawes and Trelissick Gardens. Operate Easter – October.

Air Travel

There is an airport in Newquay with flights to several UK cities as well as a few international destinations.

Visits, including day trips, to the Scilly Isles can be made by ferry from Penzance, by helicopter from Penzance or by plane from Newquay.