local activities

If you would like to try an adventure or activity in the Fowey area, here are some suggestions:

Adventure Cornwall adventures at and near Lombard Farm, the home of Adventure Cornwall

Encounter Cornwall – Canoeing, cycling and walking for visitors to Cornwall

Polkerris Beach Watersports is a short drive from us and offers; dinghy sailing, Stand-Up Paddle Surfing, Sit-on kayaking and windsurfing.

Local Yacht clubs for dinghy and yacht sailing or sitting in the bar talking about sailing! Fowey Gallants Sailing Club, 01726 812151 and Royal Fowey Yacht Club 01726 832245

South West Coast Path walk from your front door to the coast!

Mevagissey Ferry Regular ferry from Fowey to Mevagissey

Local boat hire; Fowey Boatyard 01726 832194

Encounter Walking Holidays - Self Guided Walking Holidays across the West Country

For more information about our local riverside town of Fowey you could see the Fowey Tourist Information website or the Fowey Town website.


Other activities and places to consider visiting which are outside of the Fowey area:

The Eden Project (01726 811911) is a must if you have not seen it already

Climbing Cornwall natural rock climbing in Cornwall

Polmartin Farm horse riding for all ages and abilities

National Trust (01208 74281) there are plenty of great National Trust walks and buildings around this part of Cornwall and Lanhydrock House, which is nearby, is a real gem!

The Lost Gardens of Heligan (01726 845100) combined with a visit to Eden or the south coast make a good day out.

National Maritime Museum Falmouth (01326 313388) is worth a visit and can be combined with a day in and around Falmouth.

Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth Museum St Ives (01736 796226) Both the galleries and St Ives are great for a day out if you are happy with the drive, which in the summer can be well over an hour.

Don't miss Kneehigh, our local theater company, if they are playing nearby during your stay!

The Hall for Cornwall (01872 262466) is a good venue for local and national theater. You could combine an afternoon performance with a day in Truro with its excellent shops and beautiful Cathedral.

Other local theater and dance performances are at Sterts open-air theater on Bodmin Moor or the beautiful Minack Theater which is further west. (Don't forget to wrap up and take something to sit on.)

Other local productions, workshops and film listing can be found through the Restormal arts website.