Cornwall

Restronguet ferry service re-instated after 50 years

A Cornish ferry service has been re-instated after more than 50 years.

The ferry between Restronguet Point and Restronguet on the Fal estuary is believed to date back to the 15th Century, but was last operated in 1958.

The service was closed as car ownership grew but the King Harry Ferry Company has now re-started the crossing.

The ferry which carries 12 passengers at a time will operate from July to August between 1130 BST and 2130 BST.

Previously a rowing boat was used between the two points, with passengers often invited to help with the rowing.

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