Let there be music

Do you ever wish you could copy your favourite restaurant’s music collection?

Fans of Q restaurant at The Old Quay House can do exactly that! We’ve put together a sample list of our favourite tracks so you can download them at home. Read more

Novel inspired by lazy days in Fowey’s Old Quay House

A brand new summer read – inspired by lazy days in Fowey’s Old Quay House Hotel

‘The Long Weekend’ by Veronica Henry – launched July 2012

Set on the harbour-front in the pretty south Cornwall town of Fowey, The Old Quay House is a boutique hideaway offering peace and tranquility in a beautiful setting.  For author Veronica Henry, whose latest novel ‘The Long Weekend’ is set against a backdrop of a chic boutique hotel by the sea, The Old Quay House not only provided the inspiration but also the space and time she needed to complete her latest novel. Read more

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On the hunt for your next summer read?

We have just the book – ‘The Long Weekend’ by Veronica Henry. If you love holidays in Cornwall and everything that goes with them then you’ll love this book because The Old Quay House boutique hotel in Fowey is the inspiration behind it. The author told us so herself, not that we’re bragging. Read more

A guide to the best cream teas in Fowey

A wise person once said “Life’s too short to not eat cake.” It’s a motto we abide to in Cornwall and just one of the reasons why there are cream teas around every corner, plus the fact they’re irresistable! Read more

Recipe of the Month – Squid & Chorizo Salad

“Don’t be afraid to ask your fishmonger for help and advice” says Ben Hardy, sous chef of Q restaurant in Fowey. Read more

Music in the Park

A warm midsummer’s night, a crimson sunset, some electric performances and a picturesque setting overlooking the grounds of an 11th century estate – Boconnoc’s Music in the Park is definitely one to circle on the events calendar. Read more

Rooms, The Old Quay House Hotel

The restorative powers of a weekend break without the children

Does the sound of a mini break without children have you wide-eyed, excited and raring to go?

“I feel normal again” Mrs S said having spent 3 idyllic nights in the penthouse. “No rushing around or animals in the bed, it’s been amazing!” She woke to champagne and handmade cards addressed to ‘mummy’ – we wonder who put those there? Mr S was very happy with his choice, and could give himself a big pat on the back for making this weekend one she’ll remember for a long time. Read more

Luxurious boutique hotel amenities

A focus on suppliers: The White Company

What we love about The White Company is that they can turn a simple bathroom into a spa experience. “How?” you ask, well… Read more

Who cares whether it’s local?

Sustainable, local, green, ethical, locally-sourced – all big words but who actually cares or knows what they mean? Should we be giving more thought to the food we’re putting in our mouths? Or is it all simply a con to make us pay more for the food we eat? Read more