Par Sands

Par Sands, a 15-20 min walk. Dog-friendly all year round. 15-20 min walk from the house.
A huge long strip of soft sand with beautiful shells for collecting. Dog-friendly all year round. Pasty shops within easy reach, free parking.


Polkerris, 5 mins by car or 40 min walk along coast from house. This is the best beach in the world! A pub which does great food on the beach, an Italian restaurant on the beach with fab food, pasties and ice lollies. canoes, sailing, crabbing, swimming, rock pooling, lovely soft sand, safe swimming.

The Eden project

The Eden project is virtually on the door stop, just a couple of miles away by car. It’s a great day out for the whole family: explore the largest indoor rainforest in the world and many special events.


40 min walk. This picturesque medieval harbour town on the western entrance to the River Fowey offers lots of nice small shops, restaurants, ferry services, boat hire, crabbing on the quay-side etc.


There are lots of beautiful scenic routes to choose from in the Fowey area including some wonderful small villages to stop by in and the wonderful coastal views.

Boat trips


There are many boats trips, mackerel fishing trips from Fowey and Mevagissey. The Fowey-Mevagissey ferry is delightful and if you’re lucky you may see dolphins. We did this year already!

More things to do…