Being a Tourist in Fowey

The best thing about visiting Cornwall is exploring all the wonderful places it has to offer. Many people straight head to the beach or for a stroll along the coast. But sometimes it’s attractive to visit some of the many towns and villages which have played a part in Cornwall’s unique history for centuries. One such town is Fowey on the south coast of Cornwall, between the other two holiday hotspots of St Austell and Looe.

Fowey is a fantastic place to visit and is served well by “The Official Tourism Website for Fowey and the Fowey Estuary”: This website is central to the success of all of the tourism businesses in the town. It is a central portal for potential holidaymakers to thoroughly research their trip to Fowey and the surrounding area.


It is packed to the gills with information on trully outstanding places to stay, including catered and self-catering accommodation with superb sea views. These include luxury hotels, budget B&Bs and picturesque Fowey cottages which offer a chance to stay close to the town centre and also near the water, while catching a glimpse of the way of life in this historically important Cornish town. The team at also offer a bed booking service to holidaymakers looking for the best places to stay for their individual tastes and budgets.

Fowey sits opposite the village of Polruan, across the mouth of the Fowey River, connected by a regular passenger ferry. Fowey has been an important sea port for centuries, prominent in the transportation of precious materials such as tin and clay, as well as doing its part for defence in both world wars.

This lovely town and the estuary has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. As such this natural harbour is a haven for yachtsmen and sailors who visit in the droves all year round.

The website also features a wide range of activities in the area – many are water sports, including boat trips, kayaking, watersports and fishing. It also showcases the fantastic walking and cycling opportunities along the coast and in the countryside, and highlights the area’s most beautiful beaches. It also names many of the famous tourist attractions nearby, especially Cornwall’s most stunning gardens including The Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Golf lovers are also well served on this website with loads of information on local golf courses. It also does a great job at promoting the many fine shops and galleries in the area , as well as the first class cafes and restaurants.

It’s well worth a good look through this website to discover the amazing things to see and do in Fowey and the surrounding area.

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