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Fowey Estuary

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Address: Fowey, England
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A beautiful part of Cornwall at its best

This is a real Cornish estuary with fishing boats, rowing gigs and yachts combining to give a real marine feel. Good ferries but very narrow streets. Take care, the hedges are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Derek C
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a real Cornish estuary with fishing boats, rowing gigs and yachts combining to give a real marine feel. Good ferries but very narrow streets. Take care, the hedges are solid under the greenery.

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Thank Derek C
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in Fowey for a few days, it is a lovely little town with great walks along the estuary out to the sea. Tonnes of history, good pubs and eateries, who could want for more

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Thank Robwillwood
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're in the area, Fowey (apparently pronounced Foy) is well worth a visit. A lovely old town, narrow streets, selection of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants - and is popular for crabbing. Bit of a climb back up to the main car park but well worth it.

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Thank ibbo67
London, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our first visit here and we found the estuary very picturesque. We hopped on a ferry to Polruan which only takes 5 minutes and it's quite beautiful to look back at Fowey from there. Shame about the cars which are allowed to drive down the tiny streets in the centre of Fowey! With hardly any pavement available, it... More 

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Thank Mara M
Kings Langley, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fowey is an interesting town with great panoramic views both up the estuary and out to sea. Walking is good, and you have the novelty of hopping on and off little ferries to get around.

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Thank Des G
Dunkirk, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Such a lovely picturesque place. The locals are friendly, there's plenty of attractions, good pubs, good restaurants, and great walks.

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Thank bigal840
Fowey, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Lovely walks either side of the estuary. Beautiful setting. Many holiday cottages overlook the estuary and there are some lovely restaurants and cafes.

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This was is a lovely estuary town with great eateries, nearby sandy beach and tower (Readymoney beach). Great day out. Nearby clay mine worth a visit to a unique location.

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Thank Brian W
Coulsdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Absolutely lovely place, beautiful views, very calming and relaxing. A good place to unwind and chill out.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Car park is easy to find, steep downhill walk to the riverside town, you can take a bus that runs frequently. Lots of art galleries, independent shops, cafes & pubs. This pretty town is a must to visit in Cornwall, even on a grey day it's a cheerful place. Ferries cross the estuary during the day and there is plenty... More 

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