Fowey Holiday Cottages

A quintessential Cornish town, built sloping down to the water’s edge, where the quayside is stacked with yachts and pleasure craft that spread out across the estuary itself. With our list of self-catering properties available below, you’ll be sure to find a relaxing haven away from the busy, everyday life.

Starting high in Bodmin Moor just a short way from The Jamaica Inn of Bolventor, famed for being the subject of Daphne du Maurier’s novel of the same name, the river Fowey winds its way to the south coast of Cornwall. At its mouth there are two settlements, one is the village of Polruan on the eastern bank, and on the west is a town that shares its name with the river, Fowey. Much of the surrounding area is owned by the National Trust, guaranteeing the beauty of the landscape.

Since before Roman times, sailors have been making berth here to trade the variety of goods that have come out of Cornwall over the years, as well as its imports too. Its heritage is clear throughout the architecture and narrow streets, in addition to some of the nearby landmarks such as St Catherine’s Castle that tell stories of Fowey’s past as a target for plunderers and invading navies.

Nowadays the bay is much more tranquil, the numerous yachts and pleasure craft gently sail through the calm waters, exploring creeks and corners inaccessible by foot, or soaking up the summer rays. The harbour is sheltered by Polruan, forming a gentle estuary suitable for sailing, swimming or even fishing as the shoals collect in the rivermouth. Polruan can be accessed by passenger ferry throughout the year, if you wished to get up closer to the distinctive buildings or want to explore the quieter side of the river Fowey.

For those less enthusiastic about spending time on water, there’s still plenty to do in and around Fowey. You can quite easily spend a day in the town’s shops, sample some of the great food and drinks served in one of the many pubs and restaurants, or head north to Bodmin Moor and the rest of Cornwall. A recommended journey is taking the South West Coast Path past St Catherine’s Castle and follow the coastline around the Menabilly estate, which served as inspiration for another of du Maurier’s novels, to the small village of Polkerris - a real hideaway with an open, sandy beach.

So take a look at our properties below in the area, and start planning your Cornish retreat today!



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Fowey, South East Coast

CHVIEW

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£577 - £1373
per week
From £433 for a 3-night stay
  • A spacious four-bedroom house in the heart of Fowey. Has great harbour views and is only a few minutes walk from the shops, inns and quays.
  • 8 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • No Private Parking
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Fowey, South East Coast

CSTEPA

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£754 - £2094
per week
From £566 for a 3-night stay
  • Stepaside is literally right beside Fowey harbour and offers excellent views of all the boating activity from the cottage and waterside garden.
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • No Private Parking
  • Beach 1 mile
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Fowey, South East Coast

P00647

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£732 - £1667
per week
From £549 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • An exceptional town house exuding quality and style, offering discounted rates for parties of 4 or less and available for short breaks throughout the year.
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles

Fowey, South East Coast

C1MARI

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£246 - £586
per week
From £185 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star
  • A lovely ground-floor apartment centrally located within the harbourside town of Fowey. All the shops, restaurants, quays and Readymoney Cove are just a short walk away.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet
  • No WiFi
  • No Private Parking
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.2 miles

Fowey, South East Coast

CBOWS

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£303 - £722
per week
From £227 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star
  • First floor apartment situated in the heart of Fowey, views of the river can be enjoyed from the bedroom, lounge/kitchen/diner.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • No Private Parking
  • Beach 0.7 miles
  • Pub 0.2 miles

Fowey, South East Coast

CSUNDA

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£377 - £897
per week
From £283 for a 3-night stay
  • A traditional stone cottage in the heart of Fowey with a light and airy feel and some views of the harbour. Just a short walk to the inns, shops and quays.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • No Private Parking
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Fowey, South East Coast

CYARDA

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£634 - £1510
per week
From £476 for a 3-night stay
  • A super cottage with great harbour views, a patio and garden. Located right in the centre of Fowey just minutes from the quays, shops and restaurants.
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • No Private Parking
  • Beach 0.75 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Fowey, South East Coast

CTHEST

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£554 - £1319
per week
From £416 for a 3-night stay
  • A contemporary cottage with amazing harbour views right in the middle of Fowey. The garden is a great place to sit and watch the passing ships and boats.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • No Private Parking
  • Beach 0.75 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles

Fowey, South East Coast

P00658

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£367 - £874
per week
From £275 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • Set back from the harbour this traditional, terraced cottage set across two floors is bright and welcoming and within easy reach of all the local facilities. Can sleep up to 5.
  • 4 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets
  • WiFi
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles

Fowey, South East Coast

P00671

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£340 - £811
per week
From £255 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star Gold
  • Pretty open plan cottage is a perfect getaway for a family or couple. Yards from the harbourside and restaurants in the heart of Fowey. Sleeps 4.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Beach 0.8 miles
  • Pub 0.2 miles
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Fowey, South East Coast

C51ESP

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£985 - £2192
per week
From £739 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • 15% Off Week Commencing 3rd May 2019
  • 8 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • No Private Parking
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner

Fowey, South East Coast

P00657

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£609 - £1450
per week
From £457 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Karenza is a luxurious apartment on the fringe of Fowey town centre with uninterruped views across the river. Sleeps 4 with 2 stunning bedrooms and 2 chic bathrooms.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Beach 0.9 miles
  • Pub 0.2 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner
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