The picturesque town of Fowey is rich in heritage, and has sat at the centre of some of history’s great events. Read more
Regarded as one of Britain’s best local regattas, the Fowey Royal Regatta, which runs from 19th to 25th of August, draws hoards of people into the picturesque streets of the historic harbour town of Fowey. Nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the south coast of Cornwall, our usually tranquil town is transformed into a hub of children’s entertainment, live music, and an overall bustling atmosphere. Read more
Cornwall is a fantastic location to watch a theatre performance or listen to live music. Whether it’s a small local amateur production, or a concert by one of the world’s biggest music stars, the county has something to offer everybody. Read more
Cornwall’s mild climate means it’s home to some of the most stunning gardens in the country. Dotted around the Cornish countryside, these gardens are host to a wealth of exciting plants as well as a range of different and rare wildlife. Read more
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…
The annual Fowey Christmas Market is one of Cornwall’s most well-known Christmas events, taking place on the last weekend in 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…