Things to do in Fowey
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Fowey Activities & Things To Do
Fowey is a calm and beautiful town with its own culture ad attraction. The beauty of the town is enhanced by the gorgeous river. The harbour adds more credit to it. Before discussing the interesting facts about Fowey lets know how to reach there.
How to reach
There are all ode of transportation available to Fowey. You can reach Fowey by air and road. Also you can land there through water ways on the beautiful dock. Newquay Cornwall Airport is the nearest international airport nearest to Fowey, which is only 60.2 mile away. There are also some other airports near Fowey like Plymouth Airport, Kelly Bar airport, Penzance airport which are 23.6 miles, 24.4 miles, 48 miles respectively. You can hire a cab and reach there by road which is popular mode transportation to Fowey. Par and Bodmin are the nearest railway station.
Best time to get there
Among the six seasons Fowey comes alive in summer season. It is the best time when you can truly enjoy and discover what the real Fowey is. In mid August Fowey harbour attracts many yachts and sailing boats due to Fowey Regatta. The regular ferry between Fowey and Mevagissey is most enjoyable in summer. A walk round Fowey or a bicycle ride in Fowey is wonderful as you can get best views through these. The ferry is also a nice thing that you should try.
Sports and activity
Fowey is a fishing town so it has a growing no of fishermen and spear fishermen. There is a popular no sea creatures can be seen like bass, mullet, cuttlefish and many more. Many popular species can be seen in the Fowey aquarium situated in the heart of the town, which gives a boost to the attraction of Fowey. Rowing is growing as raging sports. Pilot Gig Rowing Club organises rowing races. During Fowey Regtta many events are organised.
As ancient tells Jesus visited Fowey in his childhood along with Joseph of Arimathea. In the memory of the visit there is a cross at the entrance of the river. The cross is locally known as “punches cross”. A light house is the mark of the established harbour. There is a small grass area which is situated hundred yards from the light house is named as “Johny May’s Chapel”. It has its own historical significance. Another attraction is Fowey parish Church. The church is dedicated to saint Finbarr. The Church was built in 14th century and in 1336 it is dedicated. During the French attack the Church is damaged and again rebuilt by Earl of Warnwick in 1460.
Food and culture
As it is British origin town it has a developed food culture and tampered by many other cuisines. You can find verity of mouth watering food. As it is a fishermen’s town and rapidly growing sea culture you can find verity of sea foods with different test and an English touch. Many bars, restaurants, clubs and pubs are there, which are enough to keep you busy and entertained. Some top bars, restaurants and clubs are
- Fowey hotel restaurant and bar(lookout bar)
- Royal Fowey Yacht Club
- Ian and the Fowey Gallants Sailing Club
- The Lugger Inn
- The Russell Inn
And many more
You just need to explore the town and find out the best in it according to your requirement and mood. The town is a best place for those who want calm and rich in beauty place with lots of excitement and enjoyment.