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Sam's has been a stalwart in Fowey for years...
Everyone's favourite brekkie stop in Fowey, this friendly cafe is a riot of character, from the brightly coloured furniture and polka-dot bunting to the vintage Action Men on the shelves...
You'll find everything from charcuterie platters to hot soups and homemade cupcakes at this colourful cafe. Pull up a beanbag and order the house special, Pinky's Cream Tease.
In the heart of town is the 15th-century St Finbarrus Church, which marks the southern end of the Saints' Way, a 26-mile way-marked walking trail running all the way to Padstow.
Three-hour trips from Golant, just north of Fowey, with a choice of exploring creek or coastline. It also offers two-hour 'sundowner' expeditions and stand-up paddleboarding trips.
Fowey has lots of pubs, but you might as well go for the one with the best harbour view, named after notorious 'free trader' (otherwise known as smuggler) John Carter.
Passenger ferry to Polruan. In winter and on summer evenings, it runs from Town Quay; during the day, it runs from Whitehouse Slipway on the Esplanade.
A couple of miles west of Fowey, this is the area's largest and busiest beach. Sailing lessons, windsurfing and paddle-boarding are all available.
From the town centre, the Esplanade leads down to this little cove and the remains of the small Tudor fort of St Catherine's Castle .
The owners of the Lifebuoy Cafe have branched out with a coffee bar and ice-cream shop, selling delicious Moomaid of Zennor ice-cream.
Top spot for tea (20-plus varieties) and dainty cakes (decorated with sprinkles and icing swirls, and served on a proper cake stand).
Sleek furniture, fancy light-fittings and other designer desirables fill the rooms of this elegant homeware shop near the harbour.
The remains of these beach defences can still be seen at Readymoney Cove.
Fowey's fresh fishmonger, with a fine wines shop next door.
Guided trips in single- and double-seater kayaks.
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