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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Unmissable Events in Cornwall in 2018

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

Recipe: Scallops, chicken wings, cauliflower and pink grapefruit

Here’s a delicious dish from head chef Richard Massey that features on our menu at the moment. This serves four people, and is perfect for a special occasion or dinner party…  Read more

Fowey Christmas Market

The annual Fowey Christmas Market is one of Cornwall’s most well-known Christmas events, taking place from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 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, and lots of opportunities to purchase gifts for loved ones. With so much going on, we’ve rounded up our favourite features that we’d recommend adding to your itinerary during your visit. Read more

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 south, the village is a picturesque destination with some fantastic views from all angles. Read on to discover what to do over the river…

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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.

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Everything you need to know about Fowey Valley Music Festival

Fowey Valley Music Festival will take place on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 September, in the beautiful and ancient Church of St. Fimbarrus in the centre of Fowey. Here’s everything you need to know about the third annual festival: Read more

What’s on in Cornwall this September

As summer draws to a close and the days begin to shorten, the best time of the year is yet to come in Cornwall. Lots of locals will argue that September is the best month to spend in the county, with quieter roads to navigate, emptier beaches to explore and a jam-packed calendar of events to enjoy. With an array of great festivals, performances and excursions, read on to see which events this September that you may want to add to your schedule during your stay.

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