Nestled on the breathtaking south Cornish coast, Retreat to Fowey offers an idyllic escape in the heart of South East Cornwall. Our self-catering holiday homes, just minutes away from the town’s bustling harbour and picturesque estuary, serve as the perfect base to explore the enchanting beauty of South Cornwall.
South Cornwall is a region of diverse and captivating beauty, from the golden sandy beaches that dot the coastline to the quaint seaside towns. Our award-winning luxury apartments in this stunning landscape offer a comfortable, stylish space for you to unwind and soak in the serene Cornish atmosphere.
Experience a relaxing break in one of the most spectacular locations in Cornwall, where the azure sea meets the verdant countryside. Both of our properties, set amidst this scenic backdrop, feature off-road parking, ensuring a hassle-free stay.
At Retreat to Fowey, we invite you to immerse yourself in the tranquil charm of South Cornwall, creating unforgettable memories amidst its sandy beaches and picturesque harbours.
Perched on the hillside above the charming town, Apartment One at Claremont House offers a quintessential Fowey holiday experience. This gem among Fowey cottages boasts some of the most spectacular panoramic views in the area, providing a view of the picturesque Fowey landscape.
Less than a 10-minute stroll from the waterfront, this apartment is a haven of tranquillity and comfort. The large bay windows overlook an estuary, placing the breathtaking scenery at centre stage. As the sunlight streams in, it illuminates the apartment, creating a bright, open-plan living space full of warmth and homeliness.
Drawing inspiration from Cornish traditional cottages, Apartment One seamlessly blends classic charm with modern comforts. The result is a unique holiday home that offers a serene retreat from the bustle of everyday life.
Whether you’re seeking a peaceful hideaway or a base to explore the enchanting surroundings, Apartment One is a testament to the charm and beauty of Fowey holiday cottages. Here, you can immerse yourself in the Cornish way of life, creating memories that will last a lifetime.
Experience the charm of open-plan living in Apartment Two, a beautifully refurbished loft space within a grand Victorian property. With its elevated position in the hills above the town, this unique Fowey holiday home offers unrivalled, sweeping views of the mesmerising estuary. The Cornish landscape’s breathtaking scenery unfolds before you, creating a living painting that changes with the passing hours and seasons.
Less than a 10-minute walk from the bustling waterfront, this beautifully decorated apartment offers a lovely retreat, a place to unwind and soak in the serene beauty of South Cornwall. The journey to the waterfront is a delight, a stroll through the charming streets of Fowey, lined with traditional Cornish experience and vibrant local shops.
Step inside Apartment Two, and you are greeted by a bright, airy living space bathed in natural light. The large, comfy sofa lets you relax and enjoy the stunning floor-to-ceiling window that frames the estuary view. This window, a masterpiece in its own right, transforms the living area into a serene viewing platform for the ever-changing Cornish landscape.
Apartment Two is more than just a holiday home; it’s a sanctuary where you can experience the magic of Fowey, immersing yourself in the rhythm of Cornish life. Here, every moment is a memory waiting to be made.
We really enjoyed our stay at this fantastic apartment, which is in a wonderful position overlooking the Fowey Estuary, and across to Polruan. If you can tear yourself away from the amazing views, then the apartment is beautifully, and thoughtfully furnished, and equipped with everything you can think of (and more!) for a really comfortable stay. We miss waking up to the most stunning views, and all the activity the Fowey river has to offer, and really look forward to returning.View Our Reviews
Choosing self-catering accommodation for your holiday offers many benefits that can enhance your travel experience. It gives you the freedom and flexibility to tailor your holiday to your own pace and preferences. You can enjoy setting your meal times, choosing when and what to cook, and having the space to relax in a home-away-from-home environment.
For those seeking a romantic retreat, self-catering accommodation offers the perfect setting. You can enjoy intimate meals prepared together, have breakfast in bed, or enjoy a glass of wine under the stars. It’s the little moments like these that make a holiday truly special.
Moreover, self-catering accommodation often provides more space and privacy than traditional hotel rooms. This makes it an excellent choice for families, groups of friends, or couples who value their own freedom. With all the comforts of home at your disposal, a self-catering holiday allows you to unwind and immerse yourself in your surroundings truly.Book Today
We’ve answered some of the most frequently asked questions about Fowey holiday cottages below:
Absolutely! Fowey is a gem nestled in the heart of South Cornwall. It’s a captivating blend of picturesque landscapes, rich history, and vibrant local culture. From its sea views to the delightful estuary, Fowey offers a variety of experiences that cater to all types of travellers. Visit the Fowey town hall for events, the Fowey estuary for a nice walk, or the harbour to enjoy the beautiful sea views.
Whether you’re seeking a peaceful retreat, an adventurous exploration, or a cultural immersion, a Fowey cottage will provide unforgettable memories.
Fowey self-catering cottages offer a range of options to suit various budgets, ensuring that everyone can experience the charm of Cornish living. There’s something for everyone, from cosy, budget-friendly places to luxurious, high-end holiday homes. Each cottage provides a unique experience, allowing you to immerse yourself in the local lifestyle without compromising comfort and convenience.
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Yes, Fowey boasts a bustling natural harbour that is a hub of activity. The harbour is also home to various waterfront eateries and shops, making it a vibrant spot to spend a leisurely afternoon. The sight of the sun setting over the harbour, painting the sky in hues of orange and pink, is a spectacle not to be missed.
Fowey is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, charming architecture, and rich maritime history. It’s a town where narrow, winding streets lead to traditional Cornish cottages, and the hills offer breathtaking views of the river Fowey. It is also known for its literary connections, having been the home of famous author Daphne du Maurier. The annual Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature represents the town’s vibrant cultural scene.
The best weather in Cornwall is typically during the summer, from June to August. The region enjoys warm temperatures and longer daylight hours during this time, making it ideal for outdoor activities and beach visits. However, the charm of Cornwall is ever-present throughout the year. The spring months offer a spectacle of blooming flowers, while autumn paints the landscape in warm hues. Even in winter, Cornwall has its charm, with crisp air and peaceful, uncrowded streets.