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This large scale map will give a clear idea of the countryside around Brockles QuayBrockles Quay is an ideal location from which to explore the South-East of Cornwall, 15-20 minutes drive will bring you to the craggy coastal paths and secluded coves, or up on to Bodmin Moor to explore ancient stone formations, the history of tin mines, or reflect on the smugglers' tales set amongst the wooded creeks of this south coast.
There is a range of opportunities, literally on the doorstep, for fishing, walking, birdwatching and sailing.
The busy harbour town of Fowey, about a mile downstream from Brockles Quay, offers a wide range of activities as well as quiet and quaint corners but for many it is enough to just stay at Brockles Quay and enjoy the changing scene of estuary life with the ebb and flow of the tide and appreciating the peace this setting offers away from the noise and haste of the other world. 
The town of Lostwithiel stands on the River Fowey and the packhorse bridge is the first upstream river crossingFrom Brockles Quay, the ancient Stannary town of Lostwithiel lies to the north, about five miles by road or two miles by boat, with its antique shops, local art and craft shops and tea rooms. 
Or one can sit beside the river by the medieval town bridge, watching the tide rise across the stony riverbed where the sailing barges used to load tin for faraway destinations.
Looking downstream from the old packhorse bridge over the river Fowey at Lostwithiel The ruins of Restormel Castle are well worth a visit