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Cornish Gardens Package

Summer has arrived, the sun is shining and our gardens are blooming! Now is the time to join us for two nights accommodation with breakfast, dinner on one evening and transport to and from Eden and Heligan Gardens. Prices start from £410 per room.


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Indulgence Package

Enjoy two nights with us, an evening in our restaurant and a bottle of Veuve Cliquot in your room when you arrive.


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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

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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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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Daphne du Maurier Festival

May 1st, 2012

Looking to return to Fowey this Spring? Have you attended the renowned Daphne du Maurier Festival? This star-studded 11 day event takes place in Fowey every May and this year will be held from 9th to 20th. With the likes of Julian Clary, Sir Trevor McDonald and Fern Britton appearing, it promises to showcase Fowey like you’ve never seen it before. For the first time ever, come and experience Daphne’s ‘little sister’ festival ‘Sunnyside’ taking place across the estuary in […]

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