Unmissable Events in Cornwall in 2019

Each year Cornwall hosts a huge collection of fantastic events, with a wide range of cultural experiences available to all. Plenty of these events are based close to Fowey just waiting to be discovered.

With music, food and theatre drawing visitors from all over the country these are events that should not be missed. We have selected a few of our favourites from the Cornish calendar. If you’re attending an event and need somewhere to stay, call us on 01726 833302 and book a room. Read more

fowey food week

Fowey Food Week – tasting tour around the world

As well as being famous for its stunning views and picturesque scenery, the town of Fowey has developed itself into a food haven over the years. The town is packed with a fantastic selection of cafés, restaurants, and pubs offering delicious food all year round. Read more

Best press coverage 2018

We received fantastic press coverage from some great publications during 2018.

Have a read below of our coverage highlights and if you would like to stay with us in 2019 then please give us a call on 01726 833302 or book here. 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