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Accommodation in and around Fowey

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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. Polruan blockhouse may be visited on foot. There is a good view from there of the remains of Fowey blockhouse, which is not open to visitors. During the Second World War, Fowey was the centre for air-sea rescue and also one of the places from which the D-Day invasions were launched. St Catherine's Point is on the Fowey side of the harbour entrance. In medieval times St…...

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