Entries by The Old Quay House

Our guide to the Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature

Organised by the du Maurier Festival Society, Cornwall’s premier literary festival takes place in various locations throughout Fowey, and promises an impressive line-up of literary and musical talent. This year’s festival will run from 11th to 19th May and is a must-attend event for book lovers in Cornwall. Here’s our run down of what’s happening […]

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Spring cocktail recipe – Acquafredda

The warmer weather and longer days mean spring has officially arrived. This is the perfect time to visit us in Fowey – it’s the best opportunity to enjoy the warm Cornish climate without the county being too busy. Here at The Old Quay House, we think it’s hard to top the feeling of sipping on […]

The Best Press Coverage of 2017

We received some fantastic press coverage in 2017, with lots of great feedback from some brilliant sources. Have a read of our coverage highlights and if you would like to enjoy a stay with us then please give us a call on 01726 833302.

Valentine’s Day in Cornwall

Thinking of activities to make your other half feel special on Valentine’s Day is a tough and daunting task for anyone – sometimes flowers and a cute teddy bear doesn’t cut it. To help you become a modern-day Casanova we’ve listed our favourite Valentine’s dates that you can do right here in Cornwall…

Fowey Christmas Market

The annual Fowey Christmas Market is one of Cornwall’s most well-known Christmas events, taking place on the last weekend in November in and around Fowey, drawing visitors from far and wide to enjoy the festivities. The market has continued to grow in recent years, drawing over 10,000 visitors with fantastic entertainment, delicious food and drink, […]

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Discover Polruan

Only a short ferry journey from Fowey and easily accessible by foot, car and bike, the ancient fishing village of Polruan is a must-visit during your stay in Fowey. Perched on the other side of the estuary with Pont Creek to the north, the Fowey River to the west and the English Channel to the […]

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Active holidays in Fowey

With beautiful countryside one side and stunning coastline the other, Fowey is the perfect spot from which to enjoy the two landscapes. We’ve rounded up our favourite ways of staying active and improving fitness, with an emphasis on having fun and making a well-deserved cream tea taste even better.