Fowey Cornwall

Fowey is situated on the southern coast of Cornwall and is a very popular holiday destination all year round. The town has numerous hotels, guesthouses, campsites, and of course plenty of self catering accommodation. There are plenty of good restaurants to pick and choose from within Fowey and most make excellent use of locally sourced seafood and other produce.

Fowey, in addition to being a very historic town, is a working commercial seaport. The centuries have been kind to the town seeing its growth exceed over a mile along the west bank of the river. Positioned on the opposite bank and also at the mouth of the Fowey River is the hamlet of Polruan. There is a passenger ferry which regularly connects the two. Fowey to Bodinnick travelers have luck in a car ferry which travels regularly between the two.

Fowey is a nationally recognized and designated are of natural beauty that is outstanding to see personally. Fowey has something for everyone such as offering a harbor so that yachtsmen can enjoy the river ways and over 7,000 of them can’t possibly be wrong. China Clay makes its home in Fowey being a major port for exporting it. The harbor is a frequent go between for many wonderful goods and products. Cruise liners have recently seen the benefits of what Fowey has to offer by making frequent stops. The passengers can disembark and take part in all the town has to offer. You would have to witness it for yourself as these enormous ships make their way down the narrow harbor channel. They eventually need to be pulled into mooring.

Feel free to take a leisurely stroll along the Esplanade on a summer’s evening in the warm winds off of the harbor or hike the cliffs. Whatever thrills you will be available for you in Fowey. Stop in at one of the many shops or eateries about town, take a carriage ride through town or take a horseback ride along the beach. No matter your choice you’ll have a blast!

Within the town of Fowey you will find some tremendous shops, art galleries and many local artists showing off their works curb side. No matter your taste buds there is something for you be it a pint of fine ale, smoldering tea or perhaps a traditional favorite in fish and chips. We also have gourmet food establishments as well as down home cooking. There really is something for everyone.

Fowey has been the home of many people over the years, some famous. It’s a very special place and once you’ve been here and seen what we have to offer you will hold that same spot in your heart.

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