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Real Wedding – Seaside Chic

September 9th, 2013

Newlyweds take a stroll around Fowey

Are you a believer in ‘all good things come in small packages’?  Here’s a few of our favourite examples, all love related of course. A dazzling engagement ring, a heartfelt love note, or better still, his last soft centered Rolo, they all look small but they’re thoughtful, romantic and melt any girl’s heart. We’re going to convince you with a real-life story that bigger doesn’t mean better when it comes to weddings. The story takes place at The Old Quay […]

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5 ways to make her stay extra special

May 3rd, 2013

A romantic weekend break in a luxury hotel in Cornwall is just the ticket for a special anniversary or birthday. Here at The Old Quay House Hotel, we offer an adults-only retreat on the picturesque waterfront of Fowey. A much needed break from work and family commitments, it’s also a chance for couples to relax and spend some quality time together creating memories that last well beyond dinner. Present buying is no simple task but a stay in a luxury […]

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Our favourite local walk – The Hall Walk

March 10th, 2013

The coastline surrounding Fowey has long been the inspiration for artists and writers, with fabulous scenery throughout the seasons. Why not put your walking boots on this month and set out on one of our favourite walks to blow away the cobwebs with some fresh air!

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Chef’s Special

January 10th, 2013

Ashley shares his tips for cooking pheasant in this month’s issue of Cornwall Today….

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A guide to the best cream teas in Fowey

July 4th, 2012

Cupcake and champagne

A wise person once said “Life’s too short to not eat cake.” It’s a motto we abide to in Cornwall and just one of the reasons why there are cream teas around every corner, plus the fact they’re irresistable! It’s compulsory to indulge in a cream tea when on holiday in Cornwall after all – an unwritten law you might say (there exists one for the Cornish pasty too!). A cream tea is the perfect brunch, lunch, afternoon snack or welcome back if you’re […]

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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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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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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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