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The Fowey Festival of Words and Music

Daphne Du Maurier Festival

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Type: Festival


9TH – 14TH MAY 2016

A sincere thank you to all the wonderful speakers who attended the events during the 2015 Festival. Our thanks also go to all our sponsors, volunteers, our audience and the people of Fowey for their continued support. Planning is underway for the 2016 Fowey festival of Words and Music which runs from 7th-14th May 2016. If you would like to sponsor the festival or support in any other way, please contact us on We will be adding more information as we have it, you can also visit 

Contact Details

PL23 1ET

Tel: +44 01726 833847

Opening Times

7 May 2016 - 14 May 2016


Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Repeatable Event


  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - The Main Car Park in Fowey is served by a minibus for transport to the town. Disabled parking is available. There is minimal disabled parking in the Town Centre Access to the village is through the grounds of the Fowey Hall Hotel - a new set of concrete steps now provides easier access from the Main Car Park into the grounds of the hotel.

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking - Fowey has 4 long stay car parks - Main, Caffa Mill, Old Station Yard and Readymoney. The main car park is served by a minibus to bring you to the town centre
  • Park & Ride


  • On-Site café/restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties

Road Directions

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.
Arriving in Fowey, you will be directed to the 'Main Car Park' at the top of the town. There are other long-stay car parks at Caffa Mill and near Readymoney Cove.
A mini-bus provides transport between the town and the car park. during the day.

Public Transport Directions

Arriving by Rail, Par is the nearest Mainline station but check that the train stops at Par.
Alternatively, St Austell's station is a 'Transport Interchange' with Mainline Rail, National Coach & local Bus services plus a Taxi rank
Local Bus services : Western Greyhound No.525 / 524 serves Fowey and pick up near Par Rail station
Check your journey on Traveline 0871 200 22 33 or