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

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

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

The-Old-Quay-House-Restaurant

Wind your way through the narrow streets of Fowey, passing cafés and pubs, boutiques and galleries and catch a glimpse of boats bobbing in the estuary. Breathe in a lungful of fresh sea air and you’ll immediately start to feel relaxed. Pull up outside a whitewashed Victorian building and discover that what was once a refuge for seamen is now The Old Quay House, a boutique luxury hotel and a modern-day refuge from the stresses of daily life. Read more