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.
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
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.
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…
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
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
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
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…
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.
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