With their idyllic coastal settings, our Fowey holiday cottages are a fantastic choice for a Cornish getaway, whether you're planning a lively family holiday or a quiet escape for two.
Built into cliffs right beside the sea, this attractive town is rich in maritime history, reflected in its mix of pastel-painted fishermen's cottages and timbered merchants' residences. Stroll along the Esplanade and into Fowey's backwaters, full of inviting shops and eateries. Points of interest include the Town Hall with museum and aquarium, the Daphne du Maurier Literary Centre and St. Fimbarrus' Church.
Fun on the water in a Fowey cottage!
Colourful pleasure boats jostle for attention at the Town Quay steps and are a great way to get a feel for this magical place. Cruise upriver and watch wildlife and also huge cargo ships being loaded with local china clay. Or be adventurous and try canoeing or river rafting.
Book a cottage in Fowey during August for the Royal Regatta, alluring a dedicated yachting fraternity and holidaymakers alike. Fowey parties for a whole week and as well as the main sailing race, the town hosts a carnival, fireworks, live music and children's activities.
What else? Walk the coastal path to the ruins of St. Catherine's Castle above Readymoney Cove. Book a pet friendly Fowey holiday home and head for Par Sands, dune-backed and perfect for year-round romps with you dog. Explore nearby attractions like the Eden Project, Restormel Castle, China Clay Country Park and St. Austell's Brewery.
All in all, something for everyone on a Fowey cottage holiday!