Fowey (pronounced Foy) nestles on the banks of the river Fowey between Mevagissey and Looe, around 40 miles from Plymouth. It has a population of around 2,000 and lies in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

If shopping is your pleasure, there are plenty of stylish home and clothes boutiques in Fowey, all within walking distance of Treleigh House. Conveniently situated on the water’s edge, you can also enjoy a ferry trip across to Bodinick or Polruan or even join a sea fishing trip or a river cruise.

Eating out

If you are a foodie you will be pleased to know that there are some exceptional restaurants and pubs in Fowey, which include The Old Quay House, voted Small Hotel of the Year 2008*. The town also has a number of wonderful cafes and tea shops.

* Cornish Tourist Board.

If it is pure chill you are after, why not simply spend the day on the beach, followed by a relaxing drink in one of the many traditional Cornish pubs. Whatever you choose, one thing is for certain, once you arrive, you can park your car and forget about it. Everything you need really is on your doorstep.

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