Looe (Cornish: Logh, meaning deep water inlet) is a small coastal town, fishing port and civil parish in the former Caradon district of south-east Cornwall, England, with a population of 5,280 (2001 census). Looe is divided in two by the River Looe, East Looe (Cornish: Logh) and West Looe (Cornish: Porthbyhan, meaning little cove) being connected by a bridge. The town is approximately 20 miles (32 km) west of the city of Plymouth and seven miles (11 km) south of Liskeard.
The town is situated around a small harbour and along the steep-sided valley of the River Looe which flows between East and West Looe to the sea beside a sandy beach. Off shore to the west, opposite the stonier Hannafore beach, lies the picturesque St George's Island, commonly known as Looe Island.
Local authority: Cornwall Council
OS Grid Reference: SX255532
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Phone 01503 262 072
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The Portbyhan Hotel is situated on the quayside overlooking the picturesque Cornish fishing port of Looe. The hotel is in an unrivalled position in the heart of West Looe, just 5 minutes' walk from Looe Railway Station. Details...
In a building that dates back 500 years, Jolly Sailor Inn offers accommodation in the charming fishing town of Looe. Each room here will provide you with a TV. There is also an electric kettle. Details...
Centrally located in Looe, the Little Mainstone Guest House offers free WiFi access and free onsite parking. This Victorian building is situated on the west bank of the River Looe, with picturesque views across the harbour. Details...
Shellseekers Guest House is located on the Quay in West Looe. Free Wi-Fi access is available in all areas. Rooms here will provide you with a flat-screen TV, a seating area and tea/coffee making facilities. Details...
With fantastic views overlooking the East Looe Harbour, the award-winning Old Bridge House is a guest house situated in the small coastal town of Looe. It has a bar and free Wi-Fi access. Details...
Overlooking the English Channel, the Hannafore Point Hotel boasts luxurious rooms, a terrace restaurant and 2 bars. Leisure facilities include a spa and an indoor pool. Rooms at Hannafore Point are sumptuously decorated in a traditional style. Details...
Trefledart Lodge is a wonderful, detached pine lodge on the Killigarth Manor Holiday Park, a short drive from Polperro in Cornwall. The property can sleep six people in a double bedroom with an en-suite, two twin rooms and a family bathroom. Details...
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Situated in the owner's grounds in the peaceful Looe Valley, this lovely stone-built cottage is on the outskirts of the Cornish village of St Keyne and just three miles from Liskeard. Details...