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  Fowey and Daphne Du Maurier fell in love with Cornwall
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.
Behind the Cove is Kilmarth, part of the Menabilly Estate, private and not open to the public, where Du Maurier lived for 24 years, and the setting for Manderley of Rebecca.- "Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again..." Published in 1938, and made into a film two years later by Alfred Hitchcock.
A short walk along the coastal footpath from the Beach is Gribben Head marking the eastern limit of St Austell Bay and the entrance to the Fowey Estuary.
www.cornishlight.co.uk /fowey-du-maurier.htm   (667 words)

  
  Fowey - LoveToKnow 1911
It lies on the west shore of the picturesque estuary of the river Fowey, close to the water's edge, and sheltered by a screen of hills.
Fowey harbour, which is easy of access in clear weather, will admit large vessels at any state of the tide.
A member for Fowey and Looe was summoned to a council at Westminster in 1340, but from that date until 1571, when it was entrusted with the privilege of returning two members, it had no parliamentary representation.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Fowey   (417 words)

  
 Fowey - Cornwall
Fowey is a bustling small port which still has a busy commercial life in addition to providing attractive moorings for leisure boats.
Its harbour is flanked by fourteenth century blockhouses, one in Fowey and one on the opposite side of the river in Polruan, from which chains were once suspended to close the harbour mouth.
Not far away, in a lay-by on the left side of the A3082 road into Fowey is the Tristan Stone, a sixth century inscribed monolith believed to be the burial stone of Tristan, son of King Mark of Cornwall.
www.cornwalls.co.uk /Fowey   (770 words)

  
 BBC - Cornwall - Villages story
Fowey Estuary started to develop at the end of the last Ice Age.
The author first saw Fowey in the 1920s when on a family holiday with her mother and sisters.
Now Fowey's sophisticated lifeboat 'Maurice and Joyce Hardy' is a very different vessel to the one used back in the 1920s.
www.bbc.co.uk /cornwall/villages/stories/fowey1.shtml   (749 words)

  
 Fowey in Cornwall
Fowey Regatta week, in August, is a hugely popular event, with competitive sailing events, street carnival, the Red Arrows display team and much more.
The peaceful Fowey river is surrounded by many miles of lovely open countryside, much of which is in the ownership of the National Trust.
Fowey is the toast of yachtsmen and ramblers, but also of historians and archaeologists.
www.cornwall-online.co.uk /restormel/fowey.htm   (767 words)

  
 fowey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
FOWEY mounted 24 nine-pounders, and since there are no line drawings or specific details as to her construction, we must assume she was similar to other sixth-rates built prior to the late 1750’s.
In 1775, FOWEY sailed to North America, under the command of Capt. George Montague, and was stationed at Virginia.
In September 1779, FOWEY, under command of Capt. John Henry, was at Savannah along with ROSE (20), VIGILANT (20), KEPPEL (12), GERMAINE (12), and SAVANNAH (14), when the French Admiral d’Estaing arrived with twenty ships of the line and several thousand troops to attack the city.
webpages.charter.net /brownbess/fowey.htm   (1080 words)

  
 Fowey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Fowey (pronounced "Foy") is a town in south Cornwall, England, at the mouth of the River Fowey.
The town has thrived as a port for hundreds of years, initially as a military town, then as the centre for china clay exports, and today is busy with trawlers and yachts.
Fowey lies at the end of the Saint's Way, and has ferries across the river to Polruan and Bodinnick.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/f/fo/fowey.html   (126 words)

  
 The Falmouth Bass Boat Association
Fowey Harbour is situated on the south coast of Cornwall, approximately halfway between Plymouth and Falmouth.
Fowey is a deep water harbour and is known as a China Clay port.
Fowey is a haven for yachtsmen having as many as 7,000 visiting yachts in a season.as well as having up to 1500 resident craft.
www.geocities.com /davidhwillis/fowey.htm   (485 words)

  
 PhotoTour: Fowey
Fowey (pronounced Foy) is a delightful small harbour-side town, with a single main street off which run narrow alley-ways and steps leading to quiet corners.
Fowey's church is dedicated to St Fin Barr (Fimbaruus) of Cork and is said to be beautifully proportioned.
Fowey is the start (or end) of the Saints Way which runs across to the North Coast port of Padstow.
www.swcp.org.uk /tour/html/Fowey.html   (297 words)

  
 PhotoTour: Fowey
Fowey (pronounced Foy) is a delightful small harbour-side town, with a single main street off which run narrow alley-ways and steps leading to quiet corners.
Fowey's church is dedicated to St Fin Barr (Fimbaruus) of Cork and is said to be beautifully proportioned.
Fowey is the start (or end) of the Saints Way which runs across to the North Coast port of Padstow.
www.southwestcoastpath.net /tour/html/Fowey.html   (297 words)

  
 Fowey Rocks Lighthouse
The Fowey Rocks lighthouse is the sixth and northernmost in this chain of offshore reef lighthouses that extends down to Key West.
At the start of the construction of the Fowey Rocks lighthouse, a large wooden platform was built on the reef to hold workmen and materials.
The first month at Fowey Rocks went smoothly but during the second month, conditions were so bad that the workmen pitched tents and lived on the platform so they wouldn’t have to be ferried over rough seas every day.
www.bansemer.com /florida_lighthouses/fowey_rocks_lighthouse.htm   (832 words)

  
 Fowey Hotel, Cornwall - Luxury Cornish accommodation
Established in 1882, the Fowey Hotel is a haven of tranquillity resting on the bank of the Fowey River Estuary.
Ranked as one of the UK's most desirable locations, the pretty village of Fowey is a joy to wander around, with its myriad of charming shops and galleries, wonderful vistas and walks are all around, with plenty to see and do on land or water.
The Fowey Hotel is a mere 15 minute drive from the spectacular Eden project, hailed as a "living theatre of plants and people".
www.thefoweyhotel.co.uk   (344 words)

  
 Fowey, Cornwall
With its long tradition as a port it is not surprising that Fowey has associations with famous English seafarers; both Drake and Raleigh sailed from here, and the town was important enough in the Middle Ages to be subject to attacks by the French and Spanish (1380).
Du Maurier came to Fowey when she was in her twenties, and for many years she lived at Ferryside, next to the Bodinnick Ferry.
Fowey is the centre for exploring the towns and villages that seem to hide along the twisting waterways of the Fowey Estuary.
www.britainexpress.com /counties/cornwall/az/fowey.htm   (648 words)

  
 Fowey and Polruan, Cornwall, UK self-catering holiday cottages
The River Fowey rises high on Bodmin Moor and winds its way across Cornwall to where it meets the sea on one of the most beautiful and un-spoilt parts of the south coast, much of which is owned and protected by the National Trust.
The port of Fowey has been in constant use since pre-Roman times when ships came to trade for the tin that was panned throughout Cornwall.
Fowey on the western shore is a fascinating small town with a jumble of colour-washed houses, quaint shops, pubs and restaurants centred on St Fimbarrus Church and Place House - two of its many historic buildings.
www.cornquay.com /Fowey.htm   (435 words)

  
 Self Catering Cottage Fowey Cornwall | Spinnaker Holiday Cottage Fowey
Fowey is a picturesque historic town and busy seaport on the south coast of Cornwall.
For those seeking quality places to wine and dine, Fowey has a wealth of cafes, pubs and award winning restaurants to suit all tastes, complimented by shops specializing in wine, fish, meats and local produce, all centrally located within a couple of minutes walk from the Spinnaker apartment.
Fowey is also ideally situated for visiting other areas and attractions in Cornwall and is within easy reach of the Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan and Bodmin Moor.
www.internet-cottages.com /self-catering-cottage-fowey-cornwall.php   (367 words)

  
 fowey, tourist guide, fowey guide, polruan, cornwall
Fowey, located on the estuary of the River Fowey has much to offer the visitor, wether local or tourist.
Polruan, across the harbour from Fowey is an interesting village with cottages clinging to the hillside.
Established in 1882, the Fowey Hotel is a haven of tranquillity resting on the bank of the Fowey River Estuary.
www.magicplants.co.uk /cornwall/fowey.html   (254 words)

  
 Fowey Hotels, Fowey Camping, Fowey Self Catering, - Cornwall Online
The Fowey Hotel is a haven of tranquillity, a tribute to Victorian architecture, offering the ultimate in quality accommodation; perched majestically on the banks of the River Fowey, overlooking one of Cornwall's most attractive harbours.
A small secluded apartment overlooking the beach at Fowey, its location is ideal for couples seeking a quiet relaxing break within easy reach of the towns main amenities.
A charming two bedroomed first floor apartment in the heart of Fowey, with use of a stunning waterside terrace with direct access to the water & beautiful views across the river & out to sea..
www.cornwall-online.co.uk /acc-fowe.htm   (1394 words)

  
 Fowey Rocks Lighthouse, Florida at Lighthousefriends.com
The H.M.S. Fowey was an impressive fifth-rate man-of-war with a twenty-gun lower deck battery of 18-pounder cannons, and a twenty-two-gun upper deck battery of 9-pounder cannons.
When the Fowey Rocks Lighthouse was complete, Cape Florida Lighthouse was discontinued and keepers John and Simeon Frow were transferred from Cape Florida to Fowey Rocks, where they lit the lamps for the first time on June 15, 1878.
Although the Fowey Rocks Lighthouse must occasionally endure the buffeting of a hurricane, and, sadly, the attacks of vandals, with the tower now standing in the protected waters of Biscayne National Park, its future should be secure.
www.lighthousefriends.com /light.asp?ID=704   (1254 words)

  
 BBC News | UK | Seaside stories: Fowey
Fowey's harbourmaster, Captain Mike Sutherland, hopes this will rise to about 50 ships a year by 2006, under a new scheme to attract more cruises to the small ports of Devon and Cornwall.
Fowey has clearly changed a great deal since I was there as an A-level geography student with a school party from Hertfordshire in 1970.
My parents (mid-40s) have been going to Fowey every year for at least four years - they love the peace and quiet combined with water sports and pubs a plenty (fresh crab is also a bonus).
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk/1490347.stm   (1261 words)

  
 Fowey Cornwall UK - information on Fowey in Cornwall - Cornwall UK
far more than even a town or even a resort, Fowey is a river and estuary whose creeks, in Carew's phrase, "fold about the land with many embracing arms" and provide astonishing variety to yachtsmen, fishermen and walkers.
Drake, Raleigh and Frobisher all sailed from Fowey.
But it is Fowey's extended family - the community of little towns and villages linked to it by the river - that its perennial fascination lies.
www.connexions.co.uk /areas/html/fowey.html   (313 words)

  
 Fowey Tourist Information on AboutBritain.com
Fowey (pronounced 'Foy') is a historic seafaring town, with a network of narrow streets climbing up the hills.
Once home of the 'Fowey Gallants' the fierce Fowey seamen who raided the coast of France during the Hundred-Year War.
The Fowey Hall Hotel is a magnificent 19th Century Cornish mansion, set in five acres of rambling gardens, with dramatic view of Fowey Town, the river estuary and out to sea.
www.aboutbritain.com /towns/Fowey.asp   (392 words)

  
 Fowey Cornwall tourist information on TourUK
Fowey A3082 from St Austell, B3269 from A390 between Lostwithiel and St Austell
Fowey, on the estuary of the River Fowey, harbour and quaint streets, narrow and twisting through the village.
The Fowey Hall Hotel is a magnificent 19th Century Cornish mansion, set in 5 acres of rambling gardens, with dramatic view of Fowey Town, the river estuary and out to sea.
www.touruk.co.uk /cornwall/corn_fow.htm   (381 words)

  
 Hotels in Fowey: Hotel Guest Houses and Accommodation in the UK
Established in 1882, the Fowey Hotel is a haven of tranquillity resting on the bank of the Fowey River Estuary.
This grand lady, a tribute to great Victorian architecture, majestically watches over the lazy yachts and quaint fishing boats as they creep in and out of the mouth of the river.
The Fowey Hotel is a mere 20 minute drive from the spectacular Eden Project, hailed as a “living theatre of plants and people”.
www.accommodation.uk.net /fowey.htm   (480 words)

  
 Fowey Rocks Lighthouse - 'Fowey Light'
Fowey Rocks Lighthouse - Fowey Light was built 6 miles off the shore of Key Biscayne since Cape Florida lighthouse was built 3 miles back from a dangerous rock ledge if a ship was to make it past the Fowey Rocks.
Construction on Fowey Lighthouse began in 1875 and the old lighthouse reservation on Soldier Key was used as a supply depot and barracks.
Fowey Rocks lighthouse is built in about 30 - 35 feet of water on a reef and has kept local and International ship traffic in the International waters some 12 miles offshore.
www.key-biscayne.com /kb/keys/fowey.shtml   (175 words)

  
 Fowey Cornwall coast and resort guide
In the 1800's Fowey was a centre for the transport of china clay both within the UK and for export.
Fowey was visited by Drake, Raleigh and Frobisher and the town has played an active part in our maritime history for over a thousand years.
Fowey itself is full of interesting shops spread along the twisting streets, with some excellent restaurants and pubs to offer you refreshments.
www.ukcoastguide.co.uk /fowey.htm   (415 words)

  
 Fowey Co, United Kingdom Cheap Hotels Motels - hotel and motel rooms and reservations available in Fowey Co, United ...
Fowey Co United Kingdom is a great place to visit.
Nowhere in the country can match the scope and innovation of the metropolis, a colossal, frenetic city, perhaps not as immediately attractive as its European counterparts, but with so much variety that the only obstacle to a great time is the shockingly high cost of everything.
Click on a hotel or motel name from the list of hotels and motels available in Fowey Co, United Kingdom to find hotel and motel reservations that are available at this location.
www.eztrip.com /United-Kingdom/Wolverhampton/Hungerford/Fowey-Co/FOWEY-CO_GB_INTL.html   (341 words)

  
 Fowey bed and breakfast, cottage and self catering accommodation, Fowey guest houses, hotels & other holiday ...
Fowey bed and breakfast, cottage and self catering accommodation, Fowey guest houses, hotels & other holiday accommodation and places to stay in Fowey.
Fowey holiday accommodation and places to stay including bed and breakfast (B&B) in Fowey, cottages, guest houses, hotels in Fowey, chalets, holiday lets, flats & apartments, camp sites & caravan parks.
It has super views over Fowey harbour and out to sea and is within a few minutes walk of the be....
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