Literary & Arts Festivals

Fowey is a town steeped in history, bearing associations with the literary world due to its once-residing novelist, Daphne Du Maurier. Daphne spent many childhood holidays near Fowey, and in her adult life relocated to the beautiful town from London, continuing to write and gaining inspiration from Fowey and its surrounding area.

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Rainy day activities in and around Fowey

We know England isn’t exactly renowned for its hot, sunny days, but here in Cornwall there’s a multitude of things to do when the weather isn’t so great. Here are some great spots nearby to keep you busy, that don’t rely on sunshine and warm weather to enjoy yourself.

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Rooms, The Old Quay House Hotel

We chat to Kieron from Brocante

We have been working with Kieron Cockley on the recent refurbishment of the hotel. Kieron and his partner own the interiors shop Brocante in Fowey, and they have a second shop in nearby Mevagissey. Kieron takes some time out of his day to chat to us about his approach to refreshing the rooms at The Old Quay House. Read more

A discussion over wine with Liam Steevenson

Liam Steevenson became the world’s youngest Master of Wine at the age of only 27, and in the past eighteen years has worked with many of the UK’s leading wine merchants. His father, Charles Steevenson, spent more than twenty five years building Steevenson Wines an independent wine merchants based in the South West of England.

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