One of the highlights of the year, the annual Fowey Royal Regatta festival runs from Sunday 13th to Sunday the 19th August. The event calendar is bustling with a carnival, contests and firework displays, accompanying one of Britain’s top sailing events which guests can enjoy for free. The Regatta has a history of attracting rather famous faces to the event over the years, including Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and Queen Elizabeth the second, hence the name, ‘Royal’.
Liam Steevenson became the world’s youngest Master of Wine at the age of only 27, and in the past eighteen years has worked with many of the UK’s leading wine merchants. His father, Charles Steevenson, spent more than twenty five years building Steevenson Wines an independent wine merchants based in the South West of England.
Our December rates start from just £135 per room per night so why not beat the crowds and combine your Christmas shopping with a relaxing break at the Old Quay House. Read more
On 26th September 2013, it will be ten years since the Old Quay House Hotel, Fowey’s award-winning harbour front boutique hotel, opened its doors to welcome the first paying guests. Read more
We would just like to say congratulations to the future Mr and Mrs Ridge who got engaged in Fowey last night whilst staying at the hotel. Enjoy the champagne!
Are you a believer in ‘all good things come in small packages’? Here’s a few of our favourite examples, all love related of course. A dazzling engagement ring, a heartfelt love note, or better still, his last soft centered Rolo, they all look small but they’re thoughtful, romantic and melt any girl’s heart. We’re going to convince you with a real-life story that bigger doesn’t mean better when it comes to weddings. Read more
“Save water, drink wine” Catherine Colebrook
You don’t have to be a wine connoisseur to know when your wine doesn’t match your food. The wrong glass of wine can ruin a delicious meal or render the wine undrinkable (until dessert). On the other hand, when a wine complements your meal it can bring your food to life – bringing out flavours you wouldn’t otherwise have noticed. Read more
Some things in life are easy to control and Ashley Wright our Head Chef is a master at multi tasking and keeping tight controls in his kitchen – however on Tuesday evening Ashley definitely wasn’t in charge, his new daughter Daisia was. No, she didn’t take over the cooking from him, but she caused panic when she chose to arrive 3 days earlier than planned. Read more
Five minutes with… Martin Nicholas, Assistant Manager
Hard working assistant manager Martin is the hotel’s longest serving member of staff, always cheerful and ready to help our guests, or chat about golf. We spoke to him about the highs and lows of life in the hotel industry…and golf. Read more
The coastline surrounding Fowey has long been the inspiration for artists and writers, with fabulous scenery throughout the seasons. Why not put your walking boots on this month and set out on one of our favourite walks to blow away the cobwebs with some fresh air!