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Unmissable Events in Cornwall in 2018

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

Active holidays in Fowey

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.

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Potted Hot Smoked Salmon Recipe

Ben Bass’s Potted Smoked Salmon with Lemon Purée and Poppy Seed Bread

This is the perfect dish if you are entertaining or wanting to chill out on Boxing Day in front of the TV. I would recommend making it well in advance, or at least a few hours before you plan to serve it so it can reach the right temperature and consistency. You could also substitute the hot salmon with crab meat or smoked mackerel.

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A few of our favourite things to do and see in Cornwall this summer

The summer months are a busy time in Cornwall, with lots of events taking place, and activities to try out. Here are just a few of our favourite picks for the coming weeks. Read more

Fowey Festival highlights

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

Cornwall’s best scenic drives

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

Poldark

The team at The Old Quay House are loving the new series of Poldark, and like many other fans, are being reminded how beautiful Cornwall is. We have been chatting to a friend of the hotel, Katy Austin, who has been an extra for the series. She has been kind enough to answer a few of our questions about what was involved. Read more

Wedding celebrations in Fowey

Choosing a wedding venue is one of the biggest decisions for couples planning their big day. Overlooking the water, The Old Quay House Hotel is in an idyllic location in the heart of the Cornish town of Fowey, and the Victorian building is light and bright with lots of character. Read more

Recent mentions in the press

Some of our guests may have spotted recent press coverage for The Old Quay House. We are thrilled to have received some fantastic comments, and wanted to share them with you. Read more

Winter in Cornwall

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