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About Fowey  |  Weather  |  Tide Times

Fowey is a busy sheltered deep water port offering facilities for yachtsmen. Fowey Town itself clings to the hill side, it has many narrow streets.

Daphne Du Maurier first came to Fowey in her early twenties and immediately fell in love not just with the town but the whole of Cornwall. For many years she lived at the house called Ferryside. During her lifetime she produced numerous romantic novels including the  best-sellers: Rebecca and Jamaica Inn. Du Maurier Literary Centre is in Fore Street.

For more information on the ferry from Fowey to Mevagissey please visit their web-site at

Passenger ferry service (May to September) between Fowey and Mevagissey. Ferry operates 7 days per week from 1 May until 30 September.

Crossing time is approximately 35 minutes.










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