Fowey is a popular town on the south Cornish coast that has been a trading port and a popular stop for leisure sailors and fishermen for hundreds of years. A beautiful town set at the side of an estuary and if you are looking for a self-catering holiday cottage in Fowey in Cornwall, see our listings below. Fowey is a small port situated on the River Fowey, today this is a popular location for boaters and those looking to explore the waters and coastline of the south Cornish coast. It is particularly well-known as location for sea angling and spearfishing as well as those that enjoy walking.

Fowey is the terminating point of the Saints Way. This is a popular walk that connects the north and south coasts of Cornwall. Starting at Padstow in the North and ending at Fowey, the Saints Way was originally used for pilgrims and Christian travellers that were looking to get from Ireland to mainland Europe without having to go around the dangerous waters of Lands End. Fowey today is popular as a location for those that are looking to explore the south coast of Cornwall and as a base for boating and yachting. Fowey has number of quality holiday cottages and holiday properties, some of which are listed below.

Learn more about Fowey in our Fowey Travel Guide

The Shippen
The Shippen
The Shippen

The Shippen

The Shippen holiday cottage is set above the old fishing village of Fowey is now one of the most popular tourist destinations in the UK. The town still has a fishing fleet that fish the waters around the South West but the rapid rise in tourism has seen a huge increase in quality restaurants, hotels and self-catered holiday cottages and whilst the pubs are still the same as they always were the price of beer has gone up to match the wealth of the population and toursts that now fill the town. Fowey is a beautiful, natural harbour, providing safe moorings for boats and so very popular with the yachting fraternity. From The Shippen holiday let you can walk to the are lovely beaches all around the town and Readymoney Cove is actually within the town itself.