Fowey Holiday Cottages
Did you know...Fowey inspired Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows?
Found on Cornwall’s picturesque south coast, Fowey’s beaches, local history and many attractions make Fowey holidays a true haven for the whole family. Rumoured as the inspiration for the Wind in the Willows stories, Fowey’s charming river and nostalgic town make it easy to see why! Traditional holidays in Fowey strike the balance between a relaxing escape and a stay with plenty to entertain and experience.
- Fowey is pronounced 'foy'
- Author Daphne Du Maurier lived in Fowey and wrote much of her work there
- Fowey has three large, sandy beaches, all close to its centre
Fowey Tourist Information
A stay in one of Blue Chip Holidays’ Fowey holiday cottages not only places guests amid the many beaches, historical sites and spectacular natural beauty of Fowey itself, but it also forms a great base from which to see area’s attractions - such as St Austell and The Eden Project.
The months between Easter and October see a number of boat trips and tours running on the River Fowey, offering a chance to see the town from the water. River trips are reliant on the weather, and run from the Town Quay.
Fowey Family Attractions
The guided Fowey Town Walk starts at 11am every Tuesday and departs from Town Quay between Easter and September. For the anglers, fishing trips are available locally. Fowey lifeboat station has its own shop which is well worth a visit. Fowey Aquarium and Fowey Museum are both in the town centre and ideal for the whole family. As many of Fowey’s attractions are outdoors, dog friendly holidays in Fowey also offer plenty to see and do, as many beaches and local sites welcome dogs.
Beach Holidays in Fowey
Readymoney Cove is around a twenty minute walk from the town centre and is ideally suited to those on the family-friendly Fowey holiday. A sandy beach, with a swimming platform and rock pools at low tide, Readymoney Cove is a beautiful and convenient choice of beach to have some seaside fun. The beach has its own toilets and there are restrictions on dogs. Although accessible to wheelchair users and those with pushchairs, access from the car park is difficult.
The beach at Whitehouse slip in Fowey is also a popular choice, as it’s only ten minutes walk from Fowey town centre and offers parking. Those with children can take full advantage of the seawater paddling pool close to this beach. The beaches in Fowey are not lifeguarded so this enables tots to explore the sea in shallow water. The beach has toilets and a chargeable car park.
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Dog Friendly Holidays in Fowey
The Fowey Estuary’s wide open spaces and sandy coast make dog friendly Fowey holidays the perfect choice. There are a number of local beaches that welcome dogs all year round, so there is plenty of opportunity for you to treat your pet to the joy of a day by the sea! Coombe Haven, Poldridmouth Beach and Par Sands are all within a fifteen minute walk from Fowey and allow dogs at any time.
Par Sands offers parking and toilet facilities, although Coombe Haven and Poldridmouth Beach have no amenities close by. Spit Beach also welcomes dogs, although there is a walk of around ten minutes from the car park and there are no facilities for visitors. Many of Fowey’s pubs also allow owners to bring their four-legged friends along. Why not have a look at the dog friendly holiday cottages in Fowey Blue Chip offers?
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