Fowey Valley

The River Fowey one of Cornwall’s most unspoilt rivers, rises high on Bodmin Moor near Jamaica Inn and flows via the Glynn Valley and Fowey Estuary into the sea at Fowey. The river is tidal to just south of Lostwithiel and it’s mudflats and marshland are particularly good for birdlife.

Length: 19.3 miles (31 km) Average Time: 5½ hrs

The Route: A route exploring the beautiful Fowey Valley passing through secluded villages and hamlets – A ferry trip is between Polruan Quay and Fowey is also included in this route.

Terrain: The route includes uphill climbs and a couple of sections along busy roads.