The Dolphins at Penlee

The Dolphins at Penlee Self-catering

The Dolphins - spectacular by day - romantic by night - has been awarded 5 stars from Visit Britain. Not only does the Dolphins boast fantastic views of the cliffs opposite and out to sea and upriver, and an excellent standard of accommodation, it also has the enviable benefit of a private parking space opposite.


  • In the heart of Fowey with stunning views across Fowey Estuary
  • Ideal base for getting around South Cornwall

About The Dolphins at Penlee

  • Five star luxury apartment occupies a prime first floor position with stunning views Exceptionally spacious apartment, very comfortable and well appointed
  • The very large, light, open plan sitting/dining room
  • 47 inch HD/3D television with built-in Freeview, a Blue Ray
  • Sky Box which is compatible with both High Definition and 3D
  • Large balcony and viewing area is a fantastic place to sit 
  • The kitchen is fully fitted
  • Two bedrooms, one with a king sized bed and the other with twin beds
  • The bathroom has a bath/shower, wash basin and wc and there is also a 
  • Separate wc and hand basin
  • Free Wi-Fi 
  • Phone for incoming calls from friends and relatives and dial out ICE calls
  • Bed linen is included
  • Free membership to Fowey Hall Hotel Spa and swimming pool April - September
  • We regret there are no facilities for children under 5 years old

What you can do during your stay

  • Explore the South West Coast Path towards Mevagissey or Looe to the east
  • Visit Eden Project (9 miles)
  • Spend a few hours at the Lost Gardens of Heligan (16 miles)
  • Take a river trip along the Fowey
  • Enjoy a cream tea at the riverside in Lerryn
  • Take the ferry to Polruan and explore
  • Discover the secrets of Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre (7 miles)
  • Try out watersports at Polkerris beach (5 miles)
  • Walk around the historic port of Fowey
  • Take a ferry from Fowey to look around the quaint harbour town shops of Mevagissey
  • Visit the historic port of Charlestown; home of the tall ships (7 miles)

Beaches nearby

  • Polkerris
  • Porthpean
  • Duporth
  • Readymoney Cove
  • Par Sands
  • Charlestown
  • Pentewan Sands 


Number Rooms/Units



Prices from £575.00 to £1 725.00

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* As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments, per week for self-catering accommodation and static caravans,and per pitch per night (based on 2 people) for camping. Please note that the capacity stated above is the maximum number of people that room or self catering unit can accommodate, including adults, children and babies. Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


  • Parking
  • Linen Provided
  • Sea views
  • Beach within 2k

Opening Times

Open all year



WALKING: From Tourist Information centre turn right, follow road around the Ship Inn and go uphill and take the next left into the Esplanade.*** Follow signs to Readymoney Cove and you will find Penlee apartments on the right next door to St Catherines House. BY CAR: From mini-roundabout on the outskirts of Fowey take the A3082 to town centre. Take the first exit at the second mini-roundabout and the first exit at the next. Proceed downhill until reaching a right hand bend signed main car park. Turn left into Lostwithiel Street and continue downhill until almost at the bottom then turn right into the Esplanade. Continue from ****. Parking is opposite number 2.

By train to Par station then regular bus service to Fowey.


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Thye Dolphins Apartment, Penlee Apartments
2 Tower Park
Fowey Cornwall PL23 1JB

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