GET OUTSIDE - and explore Fowey and the surrounding areas.
Fowey is renowned for its:
From Fowey itself, there is the well-known Hall Walk route using the ferries to include both Fowey and Polruan. Alternatively, the circular route from Fowey to Polridmouth takes in many of the other places that Daphne Du Maurier spent her time.
The longer route from Polkerris also includes the daymark tower on Gribbin Head which the National Trust allow to be climbed on certain days in the summer. On the opposite side of the estuary, there are circular routes to the sheltered sandy beaches of Lantic and Lantivet Bays.
Whatever the time of year you chose to visit the Fowey Estuary you are sure to find something going on. Alongside the well known Fowey Festival of Arts & Literature (formerly The du Maurier Festival), Fowey Royal Regatta Week, Fowey Valley Music Festival and Fowey Christmas Market, there are many more events taking place around the Fowey Estuary throughout the year.
In the listings, you will find one off and regular events including theatre performances, farmers markets, local regattas, craft fairs, concerts, live music, guided walks, boat trips and much, much more.
The guide to beaches on the Fowey estuary and the surrounding coastline, contains information on the type of beach, facilities and any restrictions. Please note: none of the beaches in this area have a lifeguard on duty.
FOWEY MARITIME CENTRE - 20 Lostwithiel Street, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1BE