Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Fowey

Enjoy the culture and other features of Fowey. Well-liked 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 vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Fowey a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural features in Fowey

Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Fowey

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

Where to stay around Fowey?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,830 vacation rentals near Fowey. From 710 Cottages to 750 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Fowey for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Fowey?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Fowey. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Gribben Head: 3,864 vacation rentals
  • Fowey Tourist Information Centre: 3,256 vacation rentals
  • Fowey Aquarium: 3,231 vacation rentals
  • St. Catherine's Castle: 3,244 vacation rentals
  • Fowey Town Quay Landing: 3,229 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fowey listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Fowey?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 710 Cottages in Fowey. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fowey include:

  • Houses: 750 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 243 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 710 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Fowey?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 134 vacation rentals with pool available in Fowey. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.