Local Attractions

There is so much to see and do in the local area...

The setting of the complex is a delight – Surrounded by open farmland and facing South West over a wooded valley (sunsets are wonderful from here) The fishing villages of Looe, Polperro and Fowey are between three and six miles away.

The ideal location to explore the many fantastic attractions Cornwall has to offer

Fox Valley Cottages at Lanlawren (Cornish for valley of the foxes) is ideal for a holiday in Cornwall – be it lazing on the quiet sandy beaches, strolling around the picturesque fishing ports – trekking along the coastal footpaths, relaxing on horseback, swinging a golf club, catching your own supper, getting off-road on a bicycle or simply enjoying the peace and quiet of the countryside.

It has a magical and charming atmosphere where you can forget all your troubles and worries and refresh yourselves before returning to the daily grind of life.

The Gardens Heligan

Family Friendly Places to Visit

There are plenty of attractions ideal for families including:

  • The Eden project
  • Portfell wildlife park & sanctuary
  • Lost Gardens of Heligan
  • Adrenaline Quarry
  • Monkey Sanctuary Looe
  • Carnglaze Caverns
  • Climbing wall at the Sardine factory, Looe
  • Cycling or walking at The Camel Trail
  • Golitha Falls

Dog friendly things to do and places to visit

There are lots to see and do with your dog whilst on holiday at Fox Valley Cottages...

  • Charlestown Harbour & shipwreck museum
  • Lost gardens of Heligan
  • Wheal Martyn
  • Eden project (dogs welcome but not in the domes)
  • Fowey & Mevagissy ferry’s.
  • Boat trips
  • The Camel Trail

Places to Eat:

There are lots of dog friendly pubs, restaurants & cafes locally including The Jubilee in Pelynt, The Crumplehorn at the top of the hill in Polperro & The Old Ferry Inn Bodinnick which are the 3 closest.


There are a great many beautiful beaches locally, a few of the closest are as follows-

Talland Bay is a dog friendly beach with an astonishing array of naturally pink & blue coloured rocks.

Lansallos Cove, Lantivit Bay & Lantic Bay are all dog friendly beaches, Lantic Bay has recently been voted one of the top ten secret beaches in Cornwall. The car parks are a few minutes drive from us and each beach is a walk of differing lengths and difficulties. The walk to Lansallos Cove has various activity points for the children.

Polperro beach is a small, dog friendly beach down in the harbour.

East Looe beach is a large sandy beach, no dogs allowed.

Hannifore beach is very rocky and great for rock pooling, dogs are welcome.

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