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

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

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

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

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

In the Middle Ages, the port of Fowey was home to warships and galleons, but today it’s better known for its excellent cuisine, warm welcome and beautiful views. From Easter onwards the town buzzes with thousands of visitors keen to soak up the atmosphere and recharge their batteries – but how to get the most out of your time here? Read more

Finger bowls, check! Soft chunky bread, check! Big bowl of fresh Cornish mussels, check! Seafood fanatics, grab your diaries, and save this date now: 23rd & 24th June 2012 – the inaugural Fowey Mussel Festival 2012. Read more

This year why not escape the traditional elements of Christmas such as carols round the Christmas tree, turkey and paper hats and come to an oasis of peace and sanctuary at your favourite hideaway by the sea.  Tourist-free streets, invigorating coastal walks and the same romantic estuary views as always, Fowey in winter is the perfect escape. Why not make an early New Year’s resolution to experience the side of Cornwall most people don’t get to see? Read more

Something new for the truly adventurous gourmet.

Do you know your wood sorrel from your Cornish round leaf mint – how about wild borage from pennyworth? The Old Quay House has teamed up with the Wild Food School in Lostwithiel to introduce a quirky, but popular package of luxury accommodation and wild food foraging. Read more