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The Old Quay House Hotel and restaurant The Old Quay House Hotel and restaurant The Old Quay House Hotel and restaurant

Music in the Park

June 25th, 2012

A warm midsummer’s night, a crimson sunset, some electric performances and a picturesque setting overlooking the grounds of an 11th century estate – Boconnoc’s Music in the Park is definitely one to circle on the events calendar. Every year the stately Boconnoc Park hosts an array of not-to-be missed events including the Spring Flower Show, known locally as the ‘Chelsea of the West’. The majestic music concert is the epitome of Cornish chic. Think saxophone melodies wrapping round the trees, […]

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The restorative powers of a weekend break without the children

June 21st, 2012

Penthouse lounge

Does the sound of a mini break without children have you wide-eyed, excited and raring to go? “I feel normal again” Mrs S said having spent 3 idyllic nights in the penthouse. “No rushing around or animals in the bed, it’s been amazing!” She woke to champagne and handmade cards addressed to ‘mummy’ – we wonder who put those there? Mr S was very happy with his choice, and could give himself a big pat on the back for making […]

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Luxurious boutique hotel amenities

June 21st, 2012

A focus on suppliers: The White Company What we love about The White Company is that they can turn a simple bathroom into a spa experience. “How?” you ask, well… Picture yourself unwinding in a soothing hot bath, listening to your favourite songs on your iPod, taking some much deserved quiet time to relax and devour your favourite magazine from cover to cover. What could make this moment any more perfect?  Immerse yourself in a heavenly rich lather of The […]

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Who cares whether it’s local?

June 20th, 2012

Cream tea

Sustainable, local, green, ethical, locally-sourced – all big words but who actually cares or knows what they mean? Should we be giving more thought to the food we’re putting in our mouths? Or is it all simply a con to make us pay more for the food we eat? We took to the narrow Cornish streets of picturesque Fowey to ask passers-by what they thought. Here’s what they had to say: Would you prefer a restaurant to have local produce […]

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A Great Day Out in Fowey

June 20th, 2012

In the Middle Ages, the port of Fowey was home to warships and galleons, but today it’s better known for its excellent cuisine, warm welcome and beautiful views. From Easter onwards the town buzzes with thousands of visitors keen to soak up the atmosphere and recharge their batteries – but how to get the most out of your time here? Here are a few of our guests’ favourites: 1. Take a walk Walking is a great way to explore Fowey […]

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Fowey Mussel Festival 2012

June 1st, 2012

Finger bowls, check! Soft chunky bread, check! Big bowl of fresh Cornish mussels, check! Seafood fanatics, grab your diaries, and save this date now: 23rd & 24th June 2012 – the inaugural Fowey Mussel Festival 2012. Watch talented local chefs take to the stage to flex their ‘mussels’ in live cooking demonstrations on the quayside as picturesque Fowey gears up to host its first ever food festival. Eat your body weight in mussels (if you can!), or for some variety […]

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Christmas 2014

May 28th, 2012

This year why not escape the traditional elements of Christmas such as carols round the Christmas tree, turkey and paper hats and come to an oasis of peace and sanctuary at your favourite hideaway by the sea.  Tourist-free streets, invigorating coastal walks and the same romantic estuary views as always, Fowey in winter is the perfect escape. Why not make an early New Year’s resolution to experience the side of Cornwall most people don’t get to see? We can offer […]

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Useful Links

May 25th, 2012

Fowey Photo Gallery – ‘Like’ us on facebook Fowey Tourist Information Centre 01726 833616 www.fowey.co.uk Taxi services A&J Taxis                 01726 814892 Yeo’s Taxis              01726 814095 White River Cars   01726 76244 Coastal Cars            01726 832372 Buses Fowey to St Austell Timetable River Cruise Join us for an exclusive meander around the beautiful River Fowey aboard “SUNBEAM” a 1930′s 20 foot classic wooden motor launch For more information contact Brian or Gill on 078910 49536 or brian@sunbeam-fowey.co.uk Self Drive Boat Hire […]

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