From the A30, take the A391 to St Austell. Turn left onto the A390 and then right at the roundabout onto the A3082 to Par & Fowey. From the Plymouth direction, take the A38 towards Bodmin and turn off at Dobwalls onto the A390. After passing through Lostwithiel, take the left turn on the B3269 to Fowey. Car parking will be signposted on entry to Fowey.
Fowey is an ancient harbour town built on a hill, as a result the roads in Fowey are narrow and steep with many steps and little in the way of pavements.
Although Fowey offers plenty of parking it is limited in the centre of the town and you are advised to make use of one of the car parks around the town.
On approaching Fowey by car you will see signs to the Bodinnick Ferry. Follow these and park at Caffa Mill car park.The town is a fairly level walk with some inclines approximately 10 minutes from here.
Main Car Park, Hanson Drive, Fowey. PL23 1ET – suitable for cars and coaches. 269 spaces. Situated on a hill above the town about a five minute walk down to the town – a little longer up!
Readymoney Car Park, Fowey. PL23 1JD – suitable for cars, 60 spaces. Close to the beach and coastal footpath. About a ten to fifteen minute walk.
Why not consider lift sharing and share the cost of travel and parking?
Blue Badge and vehicle licence exempt holders (disabled) are entitled to 3 hours free parking. Blue Badge holders need to display their badge and a time clock.
Great Western Railway & Crosscountry Trains operate between mainline stations in Cornwall and much of the country, including express services to London Paddington, Birmingham and Edinburgh.
For Fowey, Golant, Tywardreath and Par the nearest stations are Par and St Austell. First Kernow No. 24 run a regular service close to these stops. For Polruan, Lanteglos, Bodinnick, Lerryn and Lostwithiel the nearest stations are Liskeard, Bodmin Parkway and Lostwithiel, from these stops you may need to use a taxi – see below.
Local services also operate to main line stations throughout Cornwall from Lostwithiel, Par and St Austell. Branch line services operate to Newquay from Par, Looe from Liskeard, Falmouth from Truro and St Ives from St Erth.
Continental Ferry Service
Brittany Ferries run regular services from Plymouth to Roscoff and Santander.
For reservations phone: +44(0)8705 360360.
Fowey to Polruan Passenger and Cycle Ferry
Winter service runs 1st October – 30th April leaving Town Quay.
Monday – Saturday 0715hrs until 1900hrs continuous service.
Sundays 1000hrs until 1700hrs continuous service.
All ferry services are subject to weather conditions.
Fowey to Bodinnick Vehicle Ferry
Winter service operates 1st November – 31st March.
Service starts 0700hrs Monday – Friday, 0800hrs on Saturday and 0900hrs on Sunday.
Throughout the winter the service finishes at 1900hrs.
The operator reserves the right to alter the service without prior notice.
For more information visit www.ctomsandson.co.uk or telephone: +44(0)1726 870232.
Newquay Airport (approximately 30 miles from Fowey) is the nearest airport.
For flights to and from Gatwick, Stanstead and others. Tel: +44(0)1637 860551.
Exeter International Airport (approximately 85 miles from Fowey).
Flights to and from several major European destinations. Tel: +44(0)1392 367433
The following firms operate a service to and from Fowey:
Coastal Cars of Fowey. Tel: +44(0)1726 832372.
Yeo’s Taxis. Tel: +44(0)1726 814095.
White River Cars. Tel: +44(0)1726 810980 /07968259466.
South Coast Private Hire Tel: +44(0)1726 814892
The following firms operate a service on the Polruan / Polperro side of the river:
Polruan Taxi. Tel: 07870 280114. Advance bookings only.
Killigarth Taxi Service. Tel: +44(0)1503 272818.
Looe Taxis. Tel: +44(0)1503 262405