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Our pick: top festive events in Cornwall

November 13th, 2015

The following events bring together some of our favourite things about the festive season: great food, traditional Christmas markets and atmospheric settings. Read on for our top picks. Christmas at Lanhydrock There’s no better time of year to visit Lanhydrock than in the winter. You can enjoy a walk around the stunning grounds or visit the house, which is open everyday during December expect Christmas Day. Children can also meet Father Christmas on select days and receive a magical gift. Trereife Christmas Gift Fair, […]

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Things to do in Cornwall this autumn

October 20th, 2015

An autumn stay at The Old Quay House is completely different to one in the more hectic summer months, but there’s no less going on. Here’s a list of our favourite things to do in and around Fowey as the weather gets colder and the nights draw in. Visit Restormel Castle Blow the cobwebs off with a walk round Restormel, a well-preserved 13th century circular castle which sits above the River Fowey. Open until 1st November, there are some great views from […]

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A few of our favourite things to do and see in Cornwall this summer

June 25th, 2015

The summer months are a busy time in Cornwall, with lots of events taking place, and activities to try out. Here are just a few of our favourite picks for the coming weeks. GWR Polo on the Beach Now in its ninth year, the three day polo festival at Watergate Bay takes place this weekend. The event includes three high-goal matches, Segway polo, equestrian stunt displays, a dog show on the Sunday, and delicious food and drink. GWR Polo on […]

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Fowey Festival highlights

May 8th, 2015

This weekend sees the start of Fowey Festival of Words & Music which runs from Saturday 9 May to Saturday 16 May. There are lots of events taking place, some ticketed and others entirely free. We have picked out a few of the week’s events we particularly like the sound of. Saturday 9 May Poldark Novels. A panel of experts including writer Debbie Horsfield and Dr Andrew Graham will be discussing the new BBC adaptation of Winston Graham’s Poldark novels which aired this spring […]

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Cornwall’s best scenic drives

April 22nd, 2015


The Cornish peninsula is something of a natural wonder, and we’re often asked about the county’s best scenic drives. From day trips around the coast to rural ramblings, we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to exploring Cornwall by car. After much deliberation, we’ve decided on our three favourite excursions. There may be a few winding lanes along the way, but we promise it’s all worth it for the beautiful views. The Roseland The Roseland is wonderfully unspoilt, and with […]

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Winter in Cornwall

January 13th, 2015

Photo credit: Adam Gibbard & Visit Cornwall

Winter is a great time to visit Cornwall if you are looking for a relaxing break, without the crowds. If you like spending time by the coast, this is a perfect opportunity to wrap up warm and hit the beach. In contrast to the summer months, it is not uncommon to have certain beaches all to yourself at this time of year. Breathe in the fresh sea air and take in the sounds of the waves. Warm up afterwards with […]

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Padstow Christmas Festival

November 24th, 2014

Padstow Christmas Festival takes place next week from Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th December and is one of the country’s biggest free food festivals. We are really looking forward to it here at The Old Quay House. Our head chef Ben Bass will be doing a demo which takes place in the Festival Kitchen at 12 noon on the Sunday 7th December so if you are near Padstow please do come and watch. Ben will be making “potted hot smoked salmon […]

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Things to do in and around Fowey this winter

November 12th, 2014

Fowey at night.

Winter can be a great time to visit Cornwall and there are some lovely things going on in the run up to Christmas. Here are just a few suggestions. Ice skating at Eden Project The Eden Project is just a short drive from Fowey, and if you haven’t been before, it is a brilliant day out. The ice skating rink at Eden will be open until 22 February 2015. Sessions start on the hour throughout the day, and last 40 minutes. We […]

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Late Summer Events

August 15th, 2014

The Old Quay House Fowey estuary

We have had great weather so far this summer, even if Hurricane Bertha was a minor blip, and there are still plenty of events to enjoy before the summer holidays end and autumn arrives. Here are just a few ideas of things to do over the coming weeks: Fowey Royal Regatta & Carnival Week Visitors from around the world flock to Fowey to enjoy Regatta Week – one of the UK’s best known sailing events, which takes place this year […]

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July Event Roundup

July 4th, 2014

The sun has been shining on Cornwall for the past month resulting in many evenings of alfresco dining, enjoying music in beer gardens and many a sunburnt nose. With July slowly pushing us towards the middle of the Great British Summer, there’s plenty to see, do and take part in while the weather is still glorious! Here are our top five of the county’s events in July. Polo on the Beach Kicking off July is Cornwall’s most prestigous event – […]

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