Imagine gliding from a long day of sailing, straight into one of our coastal bedrooms, without so much as a few steps from your boat to your bed. Our private pontoon in Falmouth make us the only hotel in the South West with this wonderful perk for guests arriving by boat.
If you’re staying with us and want to explore Cornwall from the Fal River, pick-ups couldn’t be closer. From ferry rides to private boat hire, and other watersports like paddle boarding and sea swimming, you’ll have access to our private pontoon in Falmouth.
Here is all you need to know…
Our pontoon is for the use of hotel patrons only (including The Working Boat)
We request all crafts register with the hotel after tying up
If you would like to stay overnight, please ensure you contact us prior to your arrival
Maximum permitted vessel length is 20 feet
All crafts must be insured and lifejackets should be worn at all times
Please be aware the pontoon will dry out on a low tide
Our pontoon is a key part of the town’s community, whatever the season. In the summer months, Falmouth residents and Greenbank guests alike pluck up the courage to leap from the pontoon or the higher historic quay into the waters beneath it. It’s a hive of activity late into the evening.
Even in rainy weather, families can enjoy a beloved tradition of organising crab races on the pontoon in Falmouth. As a family-friendly hotel, we provide crabbing lines and buckets for children staying at The Greenbank. This timeless Cornish pastime simply requires your crabbing gear, a tempting bacon treat, and off you go!
The hotel is the only property to have its own pontoons and private quay, so bring your paddleboards or kayaks and splash about in the ocean before settling in for a pint at its pub.
Fiona Duncan, The Telegraph
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