Looe Harbour

Looe Harbour

Watersports in Looe

Watersports in Looe

Beautiful Looe on the south east Cornish coast is a popular beach holiday destination especially with families. The town has a stunning fishing harbour and two quays - East and West Quay. Looe is brimming with arts and crafts shops, tearooms, family inns and restaurants. The variety of accommodation in the area includes everything from small hotels, cosy inns with rooms and friendly B&Bs to family cottages, all inclusive caravan/ holiday parks and luxury apartments.

Looe Island (also known as St George's Island) is a protected bird sanctuary accessible via a 15 minute boat trip from East Looe Quay. You can learn about the history of Looe Island and the harbour town at the Looe Museum housed in the old 15th century Guildhall. Sample the delights of Looe's traditional Cornish Pasty shops and be entertained at the Looe Film Society's community Cinema by the Sea, screening family movies, recent blockbusters, classics and independent films.

Looe Beaches

Looe Beaches

Beaches & Watersports

Beaches around Looe and nearby Polperro attract the family crowds in summer and there are plenty of opportunities for watersports including scuba diving, fishing, canoeing, boat trips and sailing on Looe River. East Looe beach is a great sandy beach for families offering safe, sheltered swimming and all the amenities of the town adjacent. On the West Looe side is single beach Hannafore popular for rock pooling, with spectacular views across Looe Bay towards St George's Island.

The Monkey Sanctuary

The Monkey Sanctuary is a top family attraction near Looe with an award-winning cafe, a gift shop, a play area, stunning wildlife gardens, a bat cave and wildlife room. The famous monkeys include barbary macaques, capuchins and woolly monkeys. 'Keeper For a Day' experiences and themed events feature through the year. Set in stunning woodland, the Sanctuary is a not to be missed day out for families on holiday in the area.

Accommodation in Looe

  • Downderry   (3.4 miles from the centre of Looe)
    Sleeps 6
    Prices from
    £1,055
    Per week (seasonal)
     
    Fabulous split level detached house with balcony overlooking the Cornish coast. Children and babies welcome. Just a short five minute walk to the nearby sand and shingle beach.
     
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  • Torpoint   (3.8 miles from the centre of Looe)
    Sleeps 4
    Prices from
    £291
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 4
     
    Well presented single storey holiday cottage in Downderry close to the beautiful coastline. Great for families with garden, parking & bunk bedroom. Pet friendly. Short breaks.
     
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  • East Looe   (0.3 miles from the centre of Looe)
    Sleeps 8
    Prices from
    £770
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 8
     
    Charming detached period cottage in Looe with 3 bedrooms, beautiful garden, parking for three cars & family amenities. Laundry facilities & dishwasher. No pets or short breaks.
     
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  • Looe   (1.8 miles from the centre of Looe)
    Sleeps 6
    Prices from
    £569
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 6
     
    Luxury holiday home on the South Cornwall coastline with large lawn garden, private balcony with sea-views, designated parking & modern kitchen. Lounge with wood burner.
     
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  • Looe   (1.8 miles from the centre of Looe)
    Sleeps 7
    Prices from
    £673
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 7
     
    Stylish Talland Bay holiday cottage with three bedrooms, parking, Wi-Fi & shared use of leisure facilities. Dishwasher & laundry facilities. Outdoor games. Wonderful sea-views.
     
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  • Looe   (1.8 miles from the centre of Looe)
    Sleeps 8
    Prices from
    £569
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 8
     
    Contemporary Talland Bay holiday cottage with hot tub, three bedrooms, designated parking & Wi-Fi. Families welcome. No short breaks or pets. Great for families.
     
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  • East Looe   (0.1 miles from the centre of Looe)
    Sleeps 4
    Prices from
    £463
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 4
     
    Beautifully updated 15th century cottage in Looe with exposed beams, granite archways & panelling. Wood burner stove, garden room leading to courtyard, spiral staircase.
     
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  • Looe   (1.8 miles from the centre of Looe)
    Sleeps 7
    Prices from
    £673
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 7
     
    Luxury holiday home on the South Cornwall coast offering beautiful views & access to leisure facilities including hot tubs & an outdoor pool. Large garden, wood burner, 3 bedrooms.
     
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  • Looe   (1.8 miles from the centre of Looe)
    Sleeps 7
    Prices from
    £569
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 7
     
    Luxury South Cornwall holiday cottage set in private landscaped grounds with use of shared leisure facilities. Balcony, dishwasher, laundry facilities & parking. Pet friendly.
     
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  • West Looe   (0.2 miles from the centre of Looe)
    Sleeps 4
    Prices from
    £332
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 4
     
    Attractive two bedroom Looe cottage with rooftops views towards the harbour & sea. Allocated parking 150 yards away. Wi-Fi service, Sky TV, stair-gate. No pets.
     
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