Burns Night at The Old Quay House

Celebrated on the 25th January every year, Burns Night is held on the birthday of Scotland’s most famous poet, Robert Burns. As well as commemorating Burns’ life, the celebrations are also held in honour of his contributions to Scottish culture – his best known work is Auld Lang Syne. Read more

Christmas in Fowey

Christmas is always a special time of the year for both us, and our guests staying in Fowey. The town’s secluded location on the banks of the estuary offers a welcome escape from the chaos of festive preparations, and with picturesque winter views, fantastic local eateries, and boutique shops, it’s a perfect spot for enjoying a relaxing Christmas getaway with friends or a loved one. Read more

History of the Old Quay House

The picturesque town of Fowey is rich in heritage, and has sat at the centre of some of history’s great events. Read more

Sailing at Fowey Regatta

5 things to do at Fowey Royal Regatta

Regarded as one of Britain’s best local regattas, the Fowey Royal Regatta, which runs from 19th to 25th of August, draws hoards of people into the picturesque streets of the historic harbour town of Fowey. Nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the south coast of Cornwall, our usually tranquil town is transformed into a hub of children’s entertainment, live music, and an overall bustling atmosphere. Read more

The best live music and theatre in Cornwall this summer

Cornwall is a fantastic location to watch a theatre performance or listen to live music. Whether it’s a small local amateur production, or a concert by one of the world’s biggest music stars, the county has something to offer everybody. Read more

Top 10 Cornish gardens to visit this summer

Cornwall’s mild climate means it’s home to some of the most stunning gardens in the country. Dotted around the Cornish countryside, these gardens are host to a wealth of exciting plants as well as a range of different and rare wildlife. Read more

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 throughout the week.

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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 a refreshing cocktail whilst sat in the sunshine, especially on our terrace overlooking the estuary. Acting as a sun trap, the terrace is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious drink, made by our in-house barman, Alessandro Acquafredda.  Read more

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.

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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…

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