There’s lots to explore near to Fowey including historical sites, landmarks, fabulous gardens and some fascinating houses and castles.
The world famous Eden Project is located just 7 miles from Fowey and is well worth a visit, fun for all the family.
Lost Gardens of Heligan
A little further from Fowey but not to be missed, the Lost Gardens of Heligan were a secret garden lost for decades.
On the South West Coast Path you can visit the Daymark sitting on top of the Gribbin Head,
the headland to the west of Fowey. This iconic landmark is open to the public on selected dates throughout the year. The view from the top is breath taking! See the National Trust website for more information. www.nationaltrust.org.uk
National Trust Properties
Visit the National Trust house and gardens at Lanhydrock, full of period atmosphere Lanhydrock is the perfect country house and estate.
Fowey to Mevagissey Ferry
Just a 35 minute ferry ride away from Fowey, explore a bit more Cornish culture in Mevagissey, a delightful small fishing harbour with a variety of independent shops and galleries. Catch the Fowey to Mevagissey ferry from Whitehouse Quay.(summer only and weather dependent). www.mevagissey-ferries.co.uk