Fowey River Estuary

Spectacular walks along the river plus lots of art and food shops along the narrow streets of the village.
About Fowey

Spectacular walks along the river plus lots of art and food shops along the narrow streets of the village.

Guide to Fowey, Cornwall


  • Fowey Estuary: The estuary is a beautiful spot for a walk or a picnic, with views of the river and the surrounding countryside.
  • Fowey Museum: The museum is located in a 16th-century building and has exhibits on the town's history and maritime heritage.
  • St Fimbarrus Church: This 13th-century church is worth a visit for its beautiful architecture and views of the town.
  • Readymoney Cove: A small sandy beach, perfect for swimming and sunbathing.

Eating Places

  • Sam's: This restaurant serves fresh seafood and has a terrace with views of the estuary.
  • The Galley Restaurant: This casual restaurant offers a variety of local and seasonal dishes.
  • The Old Quay House: This restaurant offers fine dining with a focus on locally-sourced ingredients.


  • The Fowey Bookshop: This independent bookshop offers a wide selection of books, as well as a friendly and knowledgeable staff.
  • The Little Gallery: This art gallery offers a variety of artworks by local artists.
  • The Fowey Bakery: This bakery offers a wide selection of breads, pastries, and cakes.


  • The Saints Way: This ancient path runs from Fowey to Padstow, offering beautiful coastal views.
  • The Hall Walk: This walk offers views of the estuary and the surrounding countryside.
  • The Fowey River Walk: This walk takes you along the river to the town of Polruan, where you can catch a ferry back to Fowey.

Overall, Fowey is a charming town that offers something for everyone. Whether you're interested in history, art, or just enjoying the beautiful coastal scenery, there's plenty to see and do in this picturesque town.

Holiday Accommodation

Three coastal holiday lets in Cornwall close to beaches and top attractions:

Cornwall Holiday Cottage

Seaside Holiday Cottage

Traditional cottage close to beach with stunning seaviews

Porthpean Holiday Apartment

Porthpean Apartment

Modern apartment close to beach with seaviews

North Cornwall Holiday Accommodation

Atlantic Escape

Northcoast holiday bungulow with large private garden near Padstow and beaches


Coastal holiday accommodation in Cornwall suitable for relaxing holidays and short breaks close to beaches and attractions.