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Holiday Cottages in Polruan - Polruan & Fowey Cottages holiday cottages

Welcome to Polruan Cottages

Discover an ancient fishing village on the South Cornwall coast perfect for a cottage holiday

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Stay somewhere special by the sea

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Holiday cottages in Polruan and Fowey

With over 300 miles of spectacular coastline dotted with pretty fishing villages and harbours, Cornwall is one of the UK’s top destinations for a seaside holiday. With the well-renowned Eden Project and cathedral city of Truro on your doorstep, the welcoming resorts of Polruan and Fowey are the perfect places to base yourself for a holiday in this wild and romantic county.

Our portfolio of gorgeous cottages is just waiting to welcome you to our Cornwall shores. Here you can enjoy a holiday filled with traditional seaside pursuits, spending lazy days on the beach, taking a fishing trip or simply walking around quaint little streets filled with gorgeous shops and art galleries buying typical Cornish treats.

Whether you are looking for a romantic cottage for two, a family-friendly cottage by the sea, or a dog-friendly holiday home for a country escape with your four-legged friend, we are here to help you discover the perfect cottage for your stay in Polruan and Fowey.

Things to do

What's on

Sleepy fishing villages and historic towns around Polruan come alive with well-attended events throughout the year. There’s a lot to celebrate, from delectable local oysters at the Rock Oyster Festival to sailing at the Fowey Royal Regatta.

As a county with rich local produce, many of the favourite events are food and drink orientated, including the Redruth International Mining and Pasty Festival and the Eden Beer Festival where party-goers can sample the wares of local breweries under the iconic biomes. Whether it’s Christmas in Mousehole or bonfire night in Polperro, whatever the time of year, you’ll never be far from a fun-filled event.

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Shopping

Polruan is a peaceful and traditional fishing village, with a handful of shops providing essentials and local produce, and just across the water in Fowey are an abundance of independent boutiques and well-known brands, selling everything from vintage gifts to fashionable clothing.

For a lasting memento of your stay, browse the art galleries and studios hidden amongst its network of shopping streets or treat yourself to a souvenir from a local maker. If one thing links the shops in Fowey, it’s an affinity with the sea, from little boat-shaped planters sold at Boatyard Bloomers, to beautiful marine-themed homeware, clothing and jewellery from The Webb Street Company.

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Poldark secrets

Returning to our screens in 2015 and becoming everyone’s favourite Cornishman, Poldark, the TV adaptation of Winston Graham’s celebrated novels, has put the spotlight on some of Cornwall’s most romantic scenery.

Rugged Bodmin Moor, secluded Porthgwarra Cove and the instantly recognisable engine houses of St Agnes Head are just some of the locations where you can almost feel the presence of Aidan Turner and the rest of the crew, transporting viewers back to a time when life was difficult but oh, so romantic! Beautiful on screen and breath-taking in real-life, the sights on the Poldark trail can’t fail to inspire and move you.

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Dining out

When it comes to eating out in the Polruan area, visitors are spoilt for choice, from the humble Cornish pasty enjoyed al fresco on a picturesque harbourside, to an indulgent seafood feast in a gourmet restaurant.

Tantalise your taste buds with Hispanic flavours at the tapas restaurant, Pintxo, in Fowey, tuck into freshly caught seafood at Captain Hanks and succumb to the allure of the homemade cakes at Crumpets Café in Polruan. With over 300 miles of coastline, the seafood on offer locally is fresh and divine, with succulent lobster, plump mussels, mouth-watering crab and local oysters just some of the delicacies to be sampled.

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