Much of the Fowey area has connections with the esteemed author Daphne du Maurier, as she lived in Fowey. Her novels included The Jamaica Inn, Rebecca and Frenchman’s Creek and each of them was inspired by the rugged Cornwall that she loved.
If you’re interested in the life and work of Daphne du Maurier, there are several guided Fowey walks that include all the places relevant to her life and work.
Blue Badge guide Lynne Goold offers specialised walks about du Maurier’s Cornwall. Fowey was also the inspiration for the Wind in the Willow tales, and Lynne also offers guided walks and boat trips for fans of the works by Kenneth Grahame.