Why book a cottage in Fowey?
Fowey is a small town with a busy port, situated in South Cornwall. The port has been used for hundreds of years for the trade of goods, export of china clay and for commercial fishing. The town has many Tudor cottages and historic buildings including St Catherine’s Castle, a stone fortification set on the cliffs overlooking the mouth of the River Fowey.
If you enjoy dining out then you will be spoilt for choice deciding where to eat. Fowey has a host of chic coffee shops, traditional pubs and gourmet restaurants to choose from.
One of the town’s most famous connections is Daphne du Maurier, author of Rebecca and Jamaica Inn. The Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature takes place every year and features a range of talks by authors, musicians and artists. The town also has several art galleries that are well worth a visit and if you want to learn more about the literary connections or history of the area you can visit the Fowey Museum.
Places to visit near Fowey
Follow the coastline east up towards the Rame Head Peninsula and stop off at the beautiful villages of Seaton and Kingsand and Cawsand.