Staying In Fowey – Guide to Cornwall

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Tourist Information for Staying in Fowey:

Fowey is an area of outstanding natural beauty. The town itself enjoys stunning views over the estuary, where you will find a busy stream of boats and yachts,

Things to do outdoors in Fowey

Those looking to go walking will find the area around Fowey full of coastal trails, namely the South West Coastpath. For most people the estuary will be the highlight of the area, with magnificent views and fabulous walks. The estuary is also a sanctuary for vast varieties of animals, so make sure to bring your binoculars.

Ready Money Cove is a sandy beach to the south of Fowey. It is close to the mouth of the Estuary, and well worth stopping if you enjoy the sun and sand. During the busy seasons the small beach can get quite crowded.


Events in Fowey, Cornwall

The small town has lots of local independent cafes and bistros to cater for the tourism in the area.

The Fowey Festival of Words and Music arrives during May, featuring workshops, and lots of local artists and other crafts on display.

During August?the Fowey Royal Regatta where you will find a full program of races to enjoy as well as a visit from the red arrows, performing over the estuary is a spectacle that cant be missed.

Tourist Attractions in Fowey

Aside from the events and beauty of the area, Fowey also offers some key tourist attractions. Great for a rainy day is Fowey Aquarium, a great trip out with kids. It features a touch tank to explore hands on with a variety of sea life.

While in the town you can drop into the Fowey River Gallery and explore the local art and pick up a keep-sake!

St. Catherines Castle, run by the English Heritage is a short walk from Fowey. Take a trip back through history and explore one of the small artillery forts built to defend Fowey Harbor.

To explore the area fully you should take a trip across the estuary on one of the frequent ferries to Polruan. During the ferry ride you will enjoy the view and be provided with a great opportunity to capture some stunning photos.

View of Fowey from Polran

Staying in Fowey

Bigfreeguide maintains a list of great campsites in Fowey, alternatively this website has a great list of discounted hotels.

April 28, 2015 |

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