Fowey, Polruan and Bodinnick Cottages

The Fowey area is one of the most beautiful parts of the county; a tidal river flowing through the idyllic Cornish countryside, with little villages and hamlets dotted along the water’s edge.

The town of Fowey sits at the mouth of the river, sheltered from the sea by the headland on the opposite bank where the picturesque village of Polruan lies.  Polruan is an ancient fishing village with a tiny harbour where the Fowey to Polruan passenger ferry docks.  This little ferry connects the two sides of the river and provides a delightful way to enjoy the scenery of the estuary.  Surrounded by water on three sides, Polruan is renowned as an unspoilt haven, a maze of narrow streets with a village shop and a couple of traditional pubs.

A little further upstream, the hamlet of Bodinnick nestles amongst the rolling hills that line the river.  Bodinnick is also home to a ferry - the car ferry that links the two sides allows you to easily explore the whole region.  One of the area’s most popular walks starts and ends in Bodinnick and there is a delightful inn, located just a stone’s throw from the water, where you can enjoy a well-earned drink after your walk!  Right in the heart of Bodinnick you can find the home of the famous author Daphne du Maurier.

Just north of Bodinnick, past a bend in the river, is the little inlet of Mixtow-by-Fowey.  Several modest sailboats and dinghies are moored here and it is the ideal spot for those with an interest in nature or birdwatching or who just like to while away the hours observing boats meandering downstream.  This tiny hamlet is home to just a few houses and is the ultimate rural retreat.

Away from the river’s edge, there are many little hamlets scattered about the countryside, each with its own charm and character.  Have a browse of our cottages throughout this stunning area, or, if you would like some help choosing the perfect retreat, please do let us know - 01841 533331 cottages@cornishhorizons.co.uk.



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Fowey, South East Cornwall

P00658

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£403 - £1014
per week
From £311 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
  • 2 Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles

Fowey, South East Coast

P00657

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£645 - £1515
per week
From £493 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
  • No Pets
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Beach 0.9 miles
  • Pub 0.2 miles

Fowey, South East Coast

P00677

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£519 - £1209
per week
From £398 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • A stunning two bedroom apartment close to the Bodinnick Ferry with private parking and views across to the river.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 1 mile
  • Pub 0.2 miles

Fowey, South East Coast

CTHEST

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£590 - £1381
per week
From £452 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
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Beach 0.75 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles

Polruan, South East Coast

CSHRIM

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£476 - £1106
per week
From £366 for a 3-night stay
  • A stylish waterside property just yards from the harbour's edge. Shrimp has excellent views, a quality interior and a garden for sitting out and watching the boats.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Beach 1.8 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Polruan, South East Coast

P00697

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£406 - £929
per week
From £314 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • With a south-facing courtyard, two pretty bedrooms and charming living accommodation, this cute cottage is tucked away from the street whilst being moments from the harbourside.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Beach 0.25 miles
  • Pub 0.25 miles

Fowey, South East Coast

P00703

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£651 - £1530
per week
From £497 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Set across two floors, this contemporary Art Deco styled apartment has been designed with comfort and modernity in mind. In a perfect position close to the Bodinnick Ferry and a walkable distance into the town.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 1 mile
  • Pub 0.2 miles

Polruan, South East Coast

CCGREE

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£431 - £996
per week
From £332 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star
  • A lovely modern cottage beside the harbour with superb views. It has two bedrooms both with en-suite shower rooms so is ideal for four. Paved and terraced south facing garden with added benefit of a beautiful summerhouse.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Beach 1.8 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Fowey, South East Coast

CCOUN2

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£451 - £1044
per week
From £347 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star Gold
  • This spacious house is only 100 yards from the harbour at Fowey. It is very well-equipped and has a many charming period features. The shops, inns and quays are just a short walk away.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Beach 1.5 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Fowey, South East Coast

P00489

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£388 - £892
per week
From £300 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Contemporary, stylish and comfortable, this apartment is a great base from which to explore the south Cornish coast.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 2.4 miles
  • Pub 1 mile

Fowey, South East Coast

CSUNDA

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£413 - £933
per week
From £319 for a 3-night stay
  • A beautiful stone cottage set in the heart of Fowey. Light and spacious, with harbour views, it’s perfect for a family or couple to enjoy Fowey’s shops, pubs and harbour, all just a few minutes’ walk.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
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Fowey, South East Coast

P00745

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£509 - £1161
per week
From £391 for a 3-night stay
  • Tucked away in a narrow street but moments from the harbourside, a beautiful Victorian cottage tastefully updated to reflect the modern age. Discounts available for parties of 2 at certain times.
  • 5 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Beach 0.7 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
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