Tight, narrow streets and a quaint harbour make Looe the quintessential Cornwall holiday destination.
The town is split into two with East and West Looe both providing different attractions for visitors. On the East side you’ll find a very family friendly beach that has wonderful facilities for all visitors to enjoy. The other side of the river provides a more rocky experience with plenty of opportunities for rock pooling fun.
Being a working fishing port, the fish market kicks off in the morning and provides customers with freshly caught produce from the local waters. For anyone who wants to experience the waters first-hand, the dock at Looe gives you the chance to tour the bay in a number of different types of boats.
The harbour’s fishermen provide a lot of their goods to the local restaurants and bars, of which there are plenty for you to enjoy. A whole host of pubs that have delightful beer gardens litter the town and give you a chance to explore and enjoy the local businesses.
Looe is close to the home of Europe’s first artificial reef, HMS Scylla which provides a brilliant environment for fishing or diving. The reef attracts plenty of visitors each year and if you fancy a dive yourself, is well worth a go!
One of Looe’s most impressive times is New Year’s Eve. Revellers come from far and wide to enjoy the outstanding firework display celebrations in fancy dress and the town has become renowned all around the country for its festivities.