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The Bolthole is a fantastic new property in Fowey, with stunning views over the river. Take in the sights while sitting on the front terrace, watching the boats and world go by.
The cottage has a fresh and funky feel, having been recently refurbished and includes great artistic touches. It’s the perfect base for couples or families to explore Fowey, and further in Cornwall.

The living room has plush sofas to watch the water views from, or snuggle round the log burner.
Onto the open plan dining space, and there’s room for 4 to enjoy meals and relax and talk.
Our compact kitchen and roomy utility room has everything you could need, along with a stylish but functional electric Aga.

To the rear of the house, we have a small courtyard, where you can enjoy a secret space surrounded by a Cornish cliff walls.

Upstairs, we have our two spacious bedrooms. The master room enjoys a king size bed, and a large bench style sill, both giving spectacular views of the river. The second, double bedroom is comfortable and cosy.
The family bathroom is brand new and has an elegant and stylish tub - perfect for a long soak with lots of bubbles.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1: King-size bed
Bedroom 2: Double bed

Interior layout

Ground floor: Front door leading into small hall, open plan lounge and dining, kitchen and utility room.
1st floor: Bedroom 1, family bathroom, bedroom 2.


Front: Terrace with water views.
Rear: Small private courtyard.

Limited mobility access

Not suited for those with limited mobility.
Please feel free to contact us to discuss any disabilities in order to find the perfect home for your trip.


  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Linen provided
  • Bath towels provided
  • Bedding provided
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Satellite/ Cable
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Internet access
  • Wifi
  • Private courtyard
  • Patio / Decking
  • Garden dining furniture
  • 24h check-in available
  • Wood burning stove
  • Central heating
  • Pets allowed
  • Bathroom(s) 1

Great for

  • Adventure
  • Business
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic

Top facilities

Sleeps 4 (+0) 2 Bedroom(s) 1 Bathroom(s) Wifi

Check-in begins at 16:00.

You will be asked to check-out before 10:00.

Prices from £594 - £1,026 (Weekly).

Special offers

Please contact us direct for any last minute offers.


Nearby attractions

In the centre of Fowey there is also a sweet little aquarium, and a local museum – both are worth a peek! Fowey has a 14th church and a 15th century castle fort.
There are a variety of activities on the water, ranging from organised boat trips to canoe hire.
The closest beach is Ready Money Cove, which has clean sands and is perfect for swimming. There is also a tidal sea-pool hidden away at the Whitehouse Pier!
Within a five-ten minute drive, you can be at Polkerris beach and Par Sands, and within a half hour drive there is Carlyon Bay, Charlestown, Porthpean, Pentewan and Mevagissey.

Eating out
You certainly won’t go hungry while in Fowey - see below for our list of favourite places to eat out in Fowey.
Evening Meals: The Quay House Hotel and King of Prussia
Family Friendly: Sams, The Gaeollon and Haveners
Cafes, Lunch & Light Bites: Brown Sugar, Pinky Murphy, The Lifebouy and Pintxo
Tea Rooms: The Dwelling House and The Well House
International: Sunny Spice

There are several well-loved brand stores in Fowey (Sea Salt, Joules, Fat Face, and Mountain Warehouse) but its real charm lies with the wide range of boutique, unique and independent shops. Spend hours browsing them for clothes, homewares, crafts, glassware, art, antiques, books, seaside knick-knacks, traditional children toys and don't forget the old fashioned sweet shop!
There are also several bakeries and the fabulous Kittows deli. With two local stores, there may be no supermarket in Fowey, but you'll still find everything you need here. And all the major supermarkets will deliver online shopping as well.
There are many thousands of miles of fantastic walks in Cornwall. The South West Coastal Path alone winds 630 miles around the county, and The Saints Way is 27 miles from Fowey on the south coast, right across to Padstow on the north coast. The Fowey Hall Walk is much more manageable at 4 miles! Whether you enjoy the sea, woods, rivers, moors or fields, you will not be disappointed with the walks in Cornwall.

The closest major attractions are The Eden Project and The Lost Gardens Of Heligan. They really do have something for everyone and make a most enjoyable day out for children and adults.
For the green-fingered travellers, there are also many other great gardens - in fact, there are 12 Great Gardens of Cornwall!

If you’re looking for somewhere just for the kids, check out Camel Creek, Springfields, Dairyland, Kidzworld at Cornucopia, Indoor Active, Newquay Zoo or Porfell Wildlife Centre. A small list of the many hundreds of places for families to visit!

Cornwall also has many wonderful National Trust and English Heritage sites.

  • Beach
  • Boat launch
  • Cycle hire
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Shops
  • Bar / Pub
  • Restaurants
  • Water sports
  • Boat hire
  • Café
  • Cycle paths
  • Galleries
  • Express supermarket


Guestbook reviews

Ade via AirBnB
Lovely little place in a great position in Fowey. Some good recommendations from Abi in the booking paperwork for local beaches and eats. Would be happy to stay there again.


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Julie via AirBnB
Lovely modern cottage with impressive sea views. It’s also in a good location for car parks and for a level walk into town which is not always easy to find in Fowey. The log burner was an especially nice and very cosy addition on a stormy night.


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Bruce via AirBnB
We had a great stay at the Bolthole


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Hayley via AirBnB
The Bolthole is a stylish, clean and perfect space for a couple or family of 4. It has spectacular views of Fowey Estuary and a front raised patio where we sat soaking up the views, people and boat watching! It's located at the quieter end of Fowey but all the shops, bars and buzz is just minutes walk away. The beds are very comfy, the bath is deep ( no shower but shower attachment to bath), the kitchen is fully equipped, there's two spacious sofas and Netflix! Wifi is good. We had our car so ventured out to Falmouth, Lerryn, Golant and Padstow. There are plenty of activities to try and I would recommend cycling the Camel Trial, having a taster session of sailing and Kayaking from Golant. There are numerous coastal/ country walks. We had an amazing holiday and would highly recommend the Bolthole to others.


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Geraldine via AirBnB
Great location, near the centre but away from all the noise Nice details in the appartement. We had a great holiday


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Andrew via AirBnB
Ideally located as the name suggests as a ‘bolthole’ for a weekend or weeks visit. We enjoyed its convenient position in relation to shops, cafes, beaches etc. walking into the town for breakfasts, snacks and coffee numerous times a day. Enough to do if you just want to chill for the week and ditch the car or use a base for exploring. I can imagine Parking in high season can be an issue but we managed and getting there early helps. Nice veranda overlooking a small launch was nice, catching the sun till late morning or sitting out on the warm evenings. Tidy, clean and modern inside yet still exuding seaside charm and character which is what we want visiting the coast. All in all we loved it, would recommend to anyone and will be booking again to return!


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Alison via AirBnB
Lovely property, everything brand new and very well equipped. Great view across the river and very close to everything Fowey has to offer. Booked at very short notice and everything went very smoothly. Super comfy bed meant I had the best night's sleep I've had in ages.


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