Looe

  • Accommodation:
    • The Harbour Moon
  • Transport:
    • Looe and South East Cornwall is easily reached by road from most major towns and cities in the UK via the M5 motorway and A38 from Exeter
    • National Express coaches pass through Plymouth and Liskeard, allowing you to connect with buses to towns and villages in South East Cornwall
    • From London, Great Western Railway trains links run frequently from London Paddington to the West of England. Board the London Paddington (PAD)-Penzance (PNZ) service and change at Liskeard (LSK) to travel via the branch line Looe (LOO)
    • Plymouth Ferry Port has services to and from Spain and France through Brittany Ferries. Plymouth to Santander (Northern Spain) and Plymouth to Roscoff. Plymouth has direct bus services to Looe and Liskeard
  • Things to see:
    • The Looe Valley
    • East Looe Beach
    • Old Guildhall Museum & Gaol
    • Hannafore Road
    • Talland Bay
  • Tips:
    • Visit St Ives for the day
    • Or pop into Plymouth for some shopping, walk in the footsteps of Sir Francis Drake and see a slice of UK history with the Barbican and Mayflower point
    • The 33 miles of the South West Coast Path stretches from Fowey, through Polperro and Looe, to Mt Edgcumbe
    • For fishing, Looe is the headquarters of the British Shark Angling Association, who release all the sharks they catch back into the sea
    • Board a ferry ride across the Looe River or take a cruise up the River Tamar taking in both Devonport Naval base and the quiet Cornish villages