Trina & D'Arcy - July 2020
We were so lucky to find this hidden gem of an apartment in Fowey. Clean, bright, modern and beautifully furnished, it had everything we needed (and more) for our mix of working-from-home and a truly relaxing break away.
The Apartment is amazingly bright and airy, thanks to the high ceilings and intelligent Velux windows. It’s well decked out with a great kitchen, superb bathroom with skylight (& amazing shower - hold onto your hat), super comfy beds and tastefully furnished living areas. And with all the mod-cons (WiFi, Smart TV’s etc), we easily kept connected while working from our temporary ‘home’ each day.
A short wander through the quirky, cobbled laneways of this picture-perfect little Cornish town brought us to an amazing choice of top-quality restaurants, ancient haunted pubs and its beautiful harbour. We followed all of the host’s restaurant recommendations and (across the board) the food was just outstanding. What a way to end each day 😋
Just beside the apartment is the Bodinnick Ferry and Slipway where you can go fishing or crabbing (or just watch) and hire canoes, kayaks or motor boats to explore the river that helped inspire ‘Wind in the Willows’. Directly across the river is Daphne du Maurier’s old family home ‘Ferryside’ in Bodinnick, as well as the start of the must-do ‘Hall Walk’ trail down to Polruan. ‘The Old Ferry Inn’ in Bodinnick was also great for sunset drinks with gun-barrel views down the river to Fowey and Polruan – so beautiful.
Fowey was also a great base to explore further around Cornwall – having watched ‘Poldark’ in Australia we were so excited to visit the stunning locations in the series such as the Botallack Mines, Holywell Bay, Porthgwarra, Charlestown and much more. And visit St Ives, Padstow, Truro and Land’s End. Each location was within easy reach of Fowey and gave us a real taste of the outstanding natural beauty of Cornwall.
We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect or picturesque place to stay for our introduction to Cornwall – very highly recommended 🤩