This weekend sees the start of Fowey Festival of Words & Music which runs from Saturday 9 May to Saturday 16 May. There are lots of events taking place, some ticketed and others entirely free. We have picked out a few of the week’s events we particularly like the sound of. Read more

The Cornish peninsula is something of a natural wonder, and we’re often asked about the county’s best scenic drives. From day trips around the coast to rural ramblings, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to exploring Cornwall by car. After much deliberation, we’ve decided on our three favourite excursions. There may be a few winding lanes along the way, but we promise it’s all worth it for the beautiful views. Read more

Winter is a great time to visit Cornwall if you are looking for a relaxing break, without the crowds. Read more

 

Padstow Christmas Festival takes place next week from Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th December and is one of the country’s biggest free food festivals. We are really looking forward to it here at The Old Quay House. Read more

Winter can be a great time to visit Cornwall and there are some lovely things going on in the run up to Christmas. Here are just a few suggestions. Read more

We have had great weather so far this summer, even if Hurricane Bertha was a minor blip, and there are still plenty of events to enjoy before the summer holidays end and autumn arrives. Read more

The sun has been shining on Cornwall for the past month resulting in many evenings of alfresco dining, enjoying music in beer gardens and many a sunburnt nose. With July slowly pushing us towards the middle of the Great British Summer, there’s plenty to see, do and take part in while the weather is still glorious! Read more

Fowey not only lures the romantics to meander along it’s winding streets, but the active and adventurous are also drawn to our sparkling river and steep hikes. Read more

Fowey Festival is just around the corner, and this year’s programme is full of inspiring workshops, presentations and entertainment. We’ve chosen a few highlights to give you a flavour of what this unique event has to offer. Don’t forget, we’re ideally located just a stones throw away from all the action, so after soaking up plenty of culture, join us for a glass of bubbly and delicious lunch or dinner on our waterside terrace. To book a room or reserve a table with us, call 01726 833302. Read more

A natural amphitheatre, world-class musicians, and those iconic illuminated biomes – The Eden Sessions, described as ‘the nearest you can get to seeing a gig on the moon,’ is definitely one to tick off your Cornish bucket list. Read more