Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Fowey

Enjoy the culture and other features of Fowey. Revered for its bars, aquarium and riverfront, this city is both welcoming and scenic. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Fowey

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Fowey a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fowey Aquarium (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Readymoney Cove (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Fowey Estuary (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Wingz Bird and Animal Sanctuary (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Polperro Model Village (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Cornwall Football Golf (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Fowey

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Fowey is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Readymoney Cove (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Polkerris Beach (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Marsh Villa Gardens (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Eden Project (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Pinetum Park and Pine Lodge Gardens (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Porthpean Beach (6.2 mi / 10 km)
Transport

Transport options to and around Fowey

Fly into Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), the closest airport, located 17.6 mi (28.3 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Fowey?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,698 holiday rentals near Fowey. From 646 Cottages to 243 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Fowey for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Cottages in Fowey?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 646 Cottages in Fowey. Our other popular types of Fowey holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 243 holiday houses
  • Houses: 711 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 646 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Barns and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fowey?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 119 holiday homes with pool available in Fowey. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.