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

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.
  • 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

CMOONR

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£308 - £732
per week
From £231 for a 3-night stay
  • A top-floor apartment with great views over the harbour and sea just a short walk from Fowey's centre and the beach. Also has parking for one car.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • No WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 0.1 miles
  • Pub 0.5 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

C30APS

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£330 - £802
per week
From £248 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star
  • You don't get more waterside than this! Chandlers offers great views of the harbour and passing boats. Fowey's centre with all its shops and restaurants is just a few hundred yards away.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • No Private Parking
  • Beach 1 mile
  • Pub 0.5 miles
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Fowey, South East Coast

P00650

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£340 - £808
per week
From £255 for a 3-night stay
  • 3 Star Gold
  • Special offerLast minute discount! 10% off bookings starting within 14 days (may not apply in conjunction with other offers)
  • 3 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Beach 0.9 miles
  • Pub 0.25 miles
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Fowey, South East Coast

P00715

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£330 - £785
per week
From £248 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • A ground floor apartment all on one level and perfect for a couple or a small family within an easy walking distance to all that Fowey has to offer.
  • 3 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Beach 0.9 miles
  • Pub 0.25 miles

Fowey, South East Coast

P00677

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£483 - £1150
per week
From £362 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
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 1 mile
  • Pub 0.2 miles
10% Off!

Fowey, South East Coast

P00657

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£609 - £1450
per week
From £457 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Special offerLast minute discount! 10% off bookings starting within 14 days (may not apply in conjunction with other offers)
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • Beach 0.9 miles
  • Pub 0.2 miles
  • Open fire or woodburner
10% Off!

Fowey, South East Coast

CSUNDA

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£377 - £897
per week
From £283 for a 3-night stay
  • Special offerLast minute discount! 10% off bookings starting within 14 days (may not apply in conjunction with other offers)
  • Special offer10% off full weeks and short breaks throughout June including w/c 28th June
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • No Private Parking
  • 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
  • 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
  • No Pets
  • WiFi
  • No Private Parking
  • Beach 0.8 miles
  • Pub 0.2 miles
10% Off!

Fowey, South East Coast

P00703

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£615 - £1494
per week
From £461 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star Gold
  • Special offerLast minute discount! 10% off bookings starting within 14 days (may not apply in conjunction with other offers)
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking
  • Beach 1 mile
  • Pub 0.2 miles
10% Off!

Fowey, South East Coast

P00658

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£367 - £874
per week
From £275 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • Special offerLast minute discount! 10% off bookings starting within 14 days (may not apply in conjunction with other offers)
  • 4 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets
  • WiFi
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles
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