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Fowey is a small town located in the south of England, in the county of Cornwall. It is situated on the estuary of the River Fowey and has a population of approximately 2,000 people. The town has a long history dating back to the Iron Age, and is known for its medieval buildings and cobbled streets.

Fowey is a popular tourist destination, with its picturesque harbour and quaint shops and restaurants. The harbour is full of boats, from fishing vessels to pleasure craft, and there is a ferry service to the nearby town of Polruan. The town is also home to a number of festivals throughout the year, including a regatta in August and a Christmas market in December.

The area surrounding Fowey is also of great historical and cultural importance. The nearby Lost Gardens of Heligan, once a great Victorian estate, is now a popular tourist attraction. The nearby Eden Project, an educational charity devoted to the preservation of the environment, is also a major draw for visitors to the area.

Fowey is located in a sheltered part of the south coast of England, and is surrounded by beautiful countryside, including the nearby Bodmin Moor. It is also close to the south coast of Cornwall, with its spectacular beaches and rugged coastline.

Fowey has been an important port since the Middle Ages, and has a long history of shipbuilding. It was once an important trading port for tin, copper and other minerals, and was even the home of the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars. Fowey also played a role in the D-Day landings of World War II, with the harbour being used as a staging area for the invasion of Normandy.

Excursion tips for a day in Fowey

Fowey in Great Britain is a charming small town with a plethora of activities to enjoy in a single day. Here is a list of possible activities for a tourist in Fowey:

1. Take a boat trip along the Fowey River and enjoy the stunning scenery.
2. Visit the 14th century St Fimbarrus Church and explore its beautiful architecture.
3. Enjoy a relaxing stroll along the picturesque harbour and admire the quaint fishing boats.
4. Explore the fascinating Eden Project, the world’s largest rainforest in captivity.
5. Visit the Fowey Museum and learn about the town’s maritime history.
6. Take a day trip to the nearby Lost Gardens of Heligan and explore the lush gardens.
7. Enjoy a spot of shopping in the town’s independent boutiques and galleries.
8. Sample the local seafood delicacies at one of the many restaurants in town.
9. Visit the Readymoney Cove and take a refreshing dip in the sea.
10. Enjoy a peaceful picnic in the meadows on the banks of the river.

Experience Fowey with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Fowey. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Fowey

Fowey in Great Britain experiences a mild climate throughout the year. In the winter, temperatures hover around 8-10°C with occasional rain showers. Spring brings mild temperatures of around 10-15°C with some sunny days and occasional rain showers. Summer temperatures are usually around 16-20°C with plenty of sunshine and some rain. Autumn brings mild temperatures of 12-15°C with some sunny days and occasional rain showers. Overall, Fowey experiences mild temperatures and occasional rain showers throughout the year.

Cruise weather for Fowey

Our weather forecast for Fowey helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 17.5 °C
min: 14 °C
25.6 m/s
34.9 m/s
58.3 %
21.6 m
85.3 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 16.6 °C
min: 15.3 °C
11.2 m/s
19.1 m/s
70.4 %
24.1 m
85.5 %
1,020 hPa
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 16.9 °C
min: 16.5 °C
11.2 m/s
17.6 m/s
83.5 %
24.1 m
91.1 %
1,019 hPa
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 16.9 °C
min: 16.7 °C
8.3 m/s
12.2 m/s
88.2 %
24.1 m
95.9 %
1,019 hPa
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 17.8 °C
min: 15.3 °C
22.7 m/s
33.1 m/s
92.7 %
24.1 m
94.7 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 17.0 °C
min: 13.2 °C
24.5 m/s
30.2 m/s
98.1 %
24.1 m
83.6 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 16.7 °C
min: 13.9 °C
30.6 m/s
35.3 m/s
30.5 %
24.1 m
81.1 %
1,017 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 18.0 °C
min: 13.8 °C
21.6 m/s
30.6 m/s
46.6 %
24.1 m
81.6 %
1,023 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 20.1 °C
min: 15.8 °C
23.0 m/s
34.2 m/s
62.3 %
20.8 m
91.0 %
1,020 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 18.7 °C
min: 15.2 °C
25.6 m/s
33.5 m/s
90.7 %
22.5 m
91.7 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 19.0 °C
min: 13.3 °C
20.2 m/s
23.0 m/s
47.4 %
24.1 m
74.8 %
1,021 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 18.9 °C
min: 12.8 °C
21.2 m/s
26.3 m/s
86.5 %
24.1 m
76.6 %
1,020 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 19.6 °C
min: 13.4 °C
17.6 m/s
20.5 m/s
28.0 %
24.1 m
77.9 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 17.4 °C
min: 14 °C
21.2 m/s
31.8 m/s
62.6 %
24.1 m
82.2 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 18.7 °C
min: 14.6 °C
27.4 m/s
39.6 m/s
63.9 %
24.1 m
85.3 %
1,015 hPa

Cruises to Fowey

Would you like to travel to Fowey on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Fowey.

Scheduled ship calls in Fowey, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Aug. 17th 2024 Saturday, 17th of Aug. 2024 Vasco da Gama 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Aug. 26th 2024 Monday, 26th of Aug. 2024 MS Amadea 12:00 pm 07:00 pm
May 16th 2025 Friday, 16th of May 2025 LE BOREAL 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 3rd 2025 Tuesday, 3rd of Jun. 2025 HANSEATIC spirit 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 4th 2025 Wednesday, 4th of Jun. 2025 HANSEATIC spirit 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jul. 29th 2025 Tuesday, 29th of Jul. 2025 MS Europa 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 4th 2025 Monday, 4th of Aug. 2025 MS Amera 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 14th 2025 Thursday, 14th of Aug. 2025 MS Vista 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 15th 2025 Wednesday, 15th of Oct. 2025 LE BELLOT 08:15 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 8th 2026 Saturday, 8th of Aug. 2026 MS Europa 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 8th 2026 Tuesday, 8th of Sep. 2026 Sea Dream II 12:00 am 12:00 am

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