How to get here

By train

Par train station 4 miles, St Austell train station 9 miles, Lostwithiel train station 9 miles and Bodmin Parkway train station 16 miles

By road

Coming on the A38 from Plymouth, bypass Liskeard and after 2 miles turn left at roundabout onto A390, go through village of East Taphouse and turn left onto B3359. Travel for approximately 4 miles and turn right signposted Lansallos. Follow signs to Lansallos (6 miles).Coming from St Austell take the A3082 towards Fowey. Take ferry to Bodinnick. Leave Bodinnick heading towards Lanreath (1 mile). At Whitecross take the right turn following sign posts towards Polruan (3.5 miles).

By foot

The South West Coast Path is a long-distance walking route that runs along the Cornwall coast, passing through the ancient fishing village of Polruan and the bustling town of Fowey. A pedestrian ferry provides a link between the two. The Saint's Way is another long-distance footpath, running for 26 miles between Padstow in the north to Fowey in the south. Footpaths link to public rights of way found on local OS maps (Explorer 107)

By ferry

Daily pedestrian ferry service from Polruan (all year) and daily car ferry service from Bodinnick (all year). The Fowey to Mevagissey Passenger Ferry runs a daily service (Apr-Oct). Public moorings in Fowey Harbour

By bus

Regular National Express services to St Austell, Lostwithiel and St Blazey. Regular service between Fowey and St Austell on bus route 25 (daily). Bus route 281(ERH Roadcar) runs between Polruan-Polperro-Looe-Downderry (Mon-Fri, except Public Holidays). Fowey Town Bus runs a regular service from outside the church in the town centre to the main car park on Hanson Drive. Daily, 10am-7pm (summer) and daily except Tue, Thu and Sun, 10am and 3pm (winter).

By cycle

Fowey is 4 miles from the Par Beach Trail, a gentle route on a quiet road from Par Beach (close to Par train station) to St Blazey. The trail links to National Cycle Network Route 3. The remainder of the route to Fowey is along narrow, hilly lanes and a busy A road

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