Welcome to Looe Harbour

Looe is a major fishing port and tourism destination, situated on the South Coast of Cornwall between Plymouth and Fowey.

Looe is a popular tourist destination and one of the most picturesque fishing villages in Cornwall. Its greatest attractions are a lovely sandy beach and tidal river, which border the harbour shops and cafes. Boats provide fishing trips from the harbour, as well as pleasure cruises around Looe Island, the bay and river. Looe Harbour plays a central role in the town, ensuring our facilities are maintained for all to enjoy.

Looe Island, now owned by Cornwall Wildlife Trust and managed as a nature reserve, is just offshore. There are boats from Looe Harbour to the island most days throughout the tourist season.

Should you require any information about Looe Harbour that is not available on our website please contact the Harbour Office on (+44) 1503 262839. Opening hours are from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, closed for lunch 12-1pm. If you need to come and see us, our Harbour Office is in East Looe overlooking the river.

Tina Hicks
Chief Executive / Harbour Master
Contact: 07918 728 955
VHF: Channel 14

Looe Harbour

Looking inland over Looe Harbour and Looe Bridge. Our offices, fish market and main East Looe harbour car park are on the right, with West Looe Quay on the left. All aerial images on our website are kindly supplied by ‘Looe Drone’.

The modern Board of Commissioners have control of the two harbour side car parks, lease various units and buildings to fishing related industries as well as employ 10 persons for the ongoing upkeep and maintenance of harbour.

Looe Harbour

Buller Quay Car Park


Looe Harbour Business Units


Looe Harbour Office


Looe Commercial Fish Market


Looe Harbour Leisure Moorings


West Looe Quayside Centre


Visitors Berth


West Looe Quayside Car Park


Sardine Factory – Heritage Centre, Climbing Wall, Restaurant and Cafe

On 6 June 1985, the administration of the Harbour became a Charitable Trust and is now known as The East and West Looe Harbour and Bridge Charity. Looe is one of the only two Charitable Trust Harbours in Cornwall.

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