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“Beautiful”
Review of Fowey Estuary

Fowey Estuary
Ranked #1 of 24 things to do in Fowey
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Poole, England, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
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“Beautiful”
Reviewed 2 May 2014

Stunning scenery -lots to do. Warm friendly welcome - dogs especially welcome. Definitely worth a visit.

Visited April 2014
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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“One of England's finest places”
Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

Fowey estuary is essentially the primary reason to travel to this Cornish town.

The surrounding hills and woodland make it a special place, still very much a working harbour, but equally a lovely place to relax and be at one with the world.

We took a ride out on the 45 mins boat trip around the Estuary, which was a really good way to start a visit to this area. At £7, this is a good value trip.

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Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“Idyllic”
Reviewed 24 April 2014

What is not to like? From Fowey or from Polruan, the views are spectacular & we keep coming back, so it's got to be good!

Visited April 2014
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Newquay, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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“Day out”
Reviewed 23 April 2014 via mobile

Spent an afternoon in Fowey just me & the dog , first big shock the car park prices !! Went straight to " food for thought for a coffee . Also go for a boat ride up the river on the " BEEF ' R , very friendly crew who point out & tell u about all the best bits . Then go for a beer at any of the bars on the water front

Visited April 2014
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
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“Tranquility at its best”
Reviewed 17 March 2014

We use the river Fowey often in our small boat, From the shallow yet tidel start at Lostwithiel down to the wide mouth of the river at Fowey is a sheer delight in changing scenery and stunning vista's .
Its worth noting that the speed limit from the mouth up to no 8 Jetty is enforced watch out.

A small detour up to Lerryn is well worth doing and you can grab a pint or lunch from the shop there and eat overlooking the river on tables set out for this purpose.

If you do travel to Lerryn watch the tide as you have approximately a two hour window unless you know the winding estuary well.

Take stock of the wildlife the splendid river walks and the lovely town or Lostwithiel with numerous antique shops and good eating houses.

take time to savor all this wonderful place with its history and you will be rewarded, its worth taking a little time to read the history, did Kenneth Graham really get inspired to write The Wind in the willows having visited here?

All in all if you don't find something to lift your spirits here you must be dead.

Visited September 2013
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