Entries by The Old Quay House

Unmissable events at Fowey Regatta

One of the highlights of the year, the annual Fowey Royal Regatta festival runs from Sunday 13th to Sunday the 19th August. The event calendar is bustling with a carnival, contests and firework displays, accompanying one of Britain’s top sailing events which guests can enjoy for free. The Regatta has a history of attracting rather […]

A refresh for our lounge area

With the help of the brilliant team at Brocante, we have just completed some lovely upgrades to our lounge area. The design was based on the feedback we receive from our guests, who wanted an area they could sit and read by the fire.

Our highlights for Fowey Festival

Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature is celebrating its 21st anniversary from the 6-13 May with a huge range of events that are guaranteed to suit all tastes. The timetable is brimming with activities this year, including a brand new secret garden trail. Not forgetting the author that famously lived in Fowey and the surrounding […]

Food Fight round one – a post-match report

Last month we hosted the first round of the Great British Food Fight – a culinary battle which sees our own head chef Richard Massey go head-to-head with Tim Pile, head chef at our sister hotel The Rosevine. The second and final leg takes place at The Rosevine on Thursday 30 March, but before then […]

Food Fight: The vital statistics

Our head chef Richard and Tim from our sister hotel The Rosevine will square up for culinary showdowns on 23 February and 30 March, cooking for packed restaurants across home and away legs at each hotel. Each chef will prepare two courses at each hotel, before votes are cast and an ultimate champion declared. With […]

The lowdown on Burns Night with our head chef Richard

On 25 January, our head chef Richard will be taking inspiration from his roots with a Scottish-themed menu in celebration of Burns Night. Richard, who was born in Scotland and worked there for many years, has developed a seven course tasting menu of Scottish classics, with whisky pairings. We had a chat with him about […]

Roast pumpkin velouté, poached duck egg

Our talented head chef Richard Massey has shared a delicious recipe with us, for roast pumpkin velouté with poached duck egg. This meal is perfect for vegetarians who are looking to impress their friends or family with a simple yet tasty dish for a cosy winter evening.

Christmas Markets

There is nothing quite like a good old Christmas market to get you in the festive spirit. With lots of local produce, crafts and drinks suppliers in Cornwall, there is plenty on offer all over the county. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite markets and fairs in or around Fowey for you to enjoy […]

Fowey Autumn Walks

Autumn is a perfect season for a holiday in Cornwall, with the sea slightly warmer after the summer months and uncrowded beaches and towns. For visitors staying in Fowey this autumn, we have put together a list of some of the best walks in and around the village. From easy going walks in Cardinham Woods […]