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The Sea Swallow

Fowey - Cornwall

Long ago a fishermans home, this lovely Cornish cottage sits by the sea, just a few steps away from the picturesque harbour of Fowey.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
£185-290 per night
Please note: minimum stay for this property is:
3 nights low season & 7 nights high season

How to book...

The Sea Swallow is owned and managed by Tracey Thorn.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Tracey Thorn.

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Where we are: 

  The Highlights...

  • Has a secluded courtyard garden.
  • Perfect get-away for couples and friends.
  • A homely welcome awaits you with Cornish scones, clotted cream, jam and plenty of provisions for your stay.
  • Five minutes from a sandy beach, or go wandering through picturesque Fowey.
  • Ideal for families with toys and games provided, plus all the equipment you could ask for, including a cot with bedding, highchair and stair gate.

  You should know...

  • Your well-behaved dog is very welcome to join you on holiday.
  • There is space to unload by the front door, and some free and paid-for parking nearby, or you can buy a weekly permit for your stay.
  • Beds can be made up without feathers.

  The Detail...

The Sea Swallow is a beautiful seaside holiday cottage nestled a few steps from the water in a quiet nook of the picturesque and lively harbour town of Fowey. Long ago an old fisherman's home this lovely cottage has been lovingly furnished and is perfect for couples, friends and families seeking a holiday by the sea.

Inside youll find two beautiful spacious bedrooms with sumptuous king size beds and deliciously soft goose down duvets, covered in pure natural linen and Egyptian cotton sateen. The largest room has a window seat with views out to the water that is also designed to be made up as a single bed, with soft muslin curtains to pull across creating a snug extra sleeping nookthats ideal for children.

Unwind in the bathroom, with a wet room rain shower and an extra deep tub for a soothing candlelit soak. There's also an ample supply of thick fluffy towels bathrobes and organic Neals Yard bubble bath.

Youll find that the stylish kitchen is wonderfully equipped with a Smeg fridge-freezer, dishwasher, washer-dryer, microwave, Dualit toaster and all the crockery, cutlery, pots, pans and utensils you could need. Wake up to a perfect latte from the Nespresso coffee machine, stocked with coffee pods, then head out to the garden for some sunshine. The courtyard garden is hidden behind the cottage, and with potted plants, a bench, director's chairs and tables it makes a cosy spot for a long, slow breakfast or to while away candlelit evenings in the gentle Cornish climate.

On the entertainment front youll find a little library stocked with tales of the sea, games for adults and children, WiFi, MP3 dock and iPod loaded with lovely tunes, SMART internet TV and subscription to Amazon Prime Films so you can cuddle up for a cosy evening with your favourite flicks.

And if you're holidaying with babies or small children you can travel a little lighter as there is a cot with two sets of bedding, trip-trap highchair, baby bath, crockery and cutlery, microwave steriliser, food mixer, little step-up, changing mat, anti-door slammers, socket covers, stair gate, bed safety rail, potty... phew! And there are toys, crayons, dressing-up clothes and books... who could ask for more?

Fowey is a lovely and cheerful ancient fishing port, with narrow winding streets, pretty painted buildings, wonderful eateries, shops and galleries and is perched alongside one of England's most unspoilt estuaries, where the river meets the sea in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Sandy beaches are a short stroll from the house and there are some stunning coastal walks on your doorstep too. The Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan, Lanhydrock and the breathtakingly beautiful Bodmin moor are all nearby, not to mention the sun, sea and surf that characterise Cornwall and make it the ideal place for holidaying in England.


Essential Features
  • Baby Friendly
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Stairgate
  • Coffee machine
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Highchair
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Stereo music system
  • Television
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Chef for hire
  • Cleaning service


  • Art classes
  • Beach (lake)
  • Beach (sea)
  • Bird watching
  • Boat trips
  • Cooking classes
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Kite surfing
  • Markets
  • Massage
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Walking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Nightlife (lively)
  • Nightlife (low key)
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Ski Resort
  • Spa
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Surfing
  • Swimming pool (public)
  • Tennis
  • Theme park
  • Water Park
  • Wellbeing
  • Wildlife
  • Windsurfing
  • Wine tasting
  • Yoga
  • Zoo/Wildlife park

Stunning coastal walks start from your doorstep and you're right by lovely sandy beaches, river kayaking, boats, great restaurants, shops, galleries are just around the corner. Perfect quiet nook in the centre of beautiful, ancient Fowey and ideal location for exploring Cornwall's treasures. Guests receive tips from our favourite things to do and places to eat.

  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

Newquay Airport 40 mins by car, Exeter International Airport 1h 30 mins by car, Bristol Airport 2h 30 mins by car. Closest National Rail Station is Par, 10 mins away by car and on the main line from London Paddington.

  Detailed Pricing Information...

2020 to 2021 Rates:

1 Nov to 22 Dec: £185 per night for min.3 night stay
22 Dec to Sun 3 Jan: £220 per night for min. 5 night stay
3 Jan to 26 March: £185 per night for min. 3 night stay
26 March to 11 April: £195 per night for min. 3 night stay
11 April to 1 May: £210 per night for min. 3 night stay
1 May to 1 June: £215 per night for min. 3 night stay
1 June to 25 June: £225 per night for min. 3 night stay
25 June to 13 August: £20 per night for min. 1 week stay

A note on cancellations due to Government public health measures:
If the guest cancels their booking because UK government public health measures mean they are not allowed to travel or they are prevented from using their booking, they may choose one of the following options:
- receive a full credit of any amount already paid to use towards rebooking the holiday at a later date. In this case, the owner will not charge any administration fees and will maintain for 12 months the seasonal rates valid at the time of the guest’s original booking;
- receive a refund of the amount the guest has already paid for the booking, excluding any booking fees. If the guest booked their holiday through an online travel agency, the guest may still be liable to pay any fees they have charged the guest according to their own terms and conditions



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£185-290 per night
Please note: minimum stay for this property is:
3 nights low season & 7 nights high season

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The Sea Swallow is owned and managed by Tracey Thorn.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Tracey Thorn.

Message the owner  
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