Looe, a lovely coastal town in south-eastern Cornwall, is known for its seaside culture, historic landmarks, and amazing nature. Discover Looe’s spotless beaches, cafés, and castles when you choose to holiday here. Book a Looe holiday cottage for the ideal accommodation, as you soak up the atmosphere of this laid-back Cornish town.
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Filters are available to help you personalise your search for the perfect accommodation in Looe. Looe is the right destination to look for an accommodation if you need internet access during your holidays or you want to tune out with some TV time, as the most common amenities are internet and TVs. Three features that aren't often available are saunas, hot tubs and fireplaces.
The Weather in Looe
Check out the climate diagram for Looe. On average, the warmest month is July. Conversely, February is the coolest month in Looe, with temperatures falling below 4°. The rainiest month is November, while the driest month is April.
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What to eat in Looe
Looe’s cuisine is keeping with the Cornish tradition of fantastically fresh seafood. A number of restaurants in the area, such as the rustic Smugglers Cott, serve up an array of fresh and locally-sourced seafood specialities. Relax on the waterfront and indulge in the catch of the day, for an authentically Cornish dining experience.
A trip to Looe and Cornwall would be incomplete without sampling the area's signature dish, the Cornish pasty. This dish of meat or vegetables in a gravy, enveloped in mouth-watering pastry, can be enjoyed in many of Looe's pubs, restaurants and cafés. For this and similar hearty fare, head to the Old Sail Loft, a pub which dates back over 450 years.
Beyond local classics, Looe caters to all tastes, with a wide range of international cuisine to be found. For a relaxing evening in, enjoy a take-away meal in your Looe holiday letting , or cook up a storm in the kitchen. With a Looe holiday home, you can keep your options open.
What to do during your holiday in Looe
Looe is all about the outdoors, with the many great attractions including beautiful beaches, a sparkling harbour, and lush parks. Head to great spots like Talland Bay, a unique coastal location once known as being a landing spot for smugglers and today being admired for its rugged beauty.
Looe island is another famed spot in the region and is situated a mere 1.5 km from the town. The island can be reached by boat, and by foot during low tide. The area’s crystal clear waters offer great fishing opportunities, especially at the numerous rocky points along Talland Bay. The sheltered beaches in and around the bay are also among the best swimming spots in Looe.
To get up close with exotic wildlife and to make some interesting new friends, visit Looe’s Monkey Sanctuary. This fantastic animal rescue centre houses numerous species of monkey, and is a great place for a fun and educational family outing.
The Seaton Valley Countryside Park is another wonderful park in the region, where you can spend a sunny day walking or biking amidst lovely natural surroundings. For another great way to take in the region's natural beauty, take a ride on the Looe Valley Railway. Sit back and relax as you explore the Cornish countryside in a truly memorable way.
Not only does a Looe holiday letting give you access to these attractions and more, but it offers true comfort and flexibility.
Explore Looe's pubs and bars
This coastal village offers some fantastic things to do when the sun sets. Spend an unforgettable evening in a friendly pub, such as the Jolly Sailor, where you can enjoy a range of local ales and traditional ciders, accompanied by live music. For something a bit more up-tempo, several clubs in the area will keep you dancing into the wee hours. Alternatively, make use of Looe's coastal setting by spending an evening in an outdoor beer garden with views of the sea, such as at the renowned Admiral Boscarn.
With a Looe holiday cottage, you can dive into the area's nocturnal offerings, knowing that you've got a comfortable haven to return to.
Visit Looe for its wildlife and craggy coastline
The Monkey Sanctuary
Home to more than 30 rescued monkeys, the sanctuary also boasts a beautiful wildlife garden, a batcam that offers glimpses of the rare lesser horseshoe bat, and a wild play area.
Owned by the Cornwall Wildlife Trust, Looe Island covers almost 5km of coastline. It is a marine nature reserve with a variety of wildlife habitats.
East Looe Beach
This sandy beach provides easy access to shallow waters and views of Banjo Pier. Set close to town and all of its cafés and eateries, East Looe Beach is a favourite amongst families.
Looe is still a major fishing spot and visitors can watch the fishing boats from the harbour. There is a selection of cafés, and fishing trips are available from here.
Also know as Banjo Pier due to its shape, Looe Pier is the best place to watch the returning fishing trawlers as they come in.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a holiday home in Looe?
Prices for holiday accommodation in Looe start at £45 per night.
How many holiday homes are available to book in Looe?
There are currently 700 holiday homes in Looe to browse and book for your next trip.
What is the most popular holiday home amenity in Looe?
The top three amenities our customers choose for holiday rentals in Looe are internet, TVs and balconies/patios.
How many holiday homes are on offer in Looe?
Holidaymakers looking for accommodation in Looe will be pleased to know that there are 700 options on offer, with prices starting from just £45 per night.
Am I allowed to bring my pet when staying in a Looe holiday home?
Finding accommodation in Looe for you and your dog is definitely possible, with 260 pet-friendly holiday homes available.
What's the best time of year to travel to Looe?
July and August are the warmest months in Looe, while April and May have the least rain.
Can you get discounts on holiday lettings in Looe?
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