Image by Matt Jessop - supplied by Visit Cornwall
East Looe and West Looe originated as separate towns. They were what is called "planted boroughs" and first mention of them is in 1201.
The town towns were joined by an estuary bridge, the earliest in Cornwall, by 1411. The Illustrated Journeys of Celia Fiennes 1685 - c.1712 ,ed. Christopher Morris, London, 1982 records that she recorded the bridge as having 14 arches in 1698. The bridge was replaced in 1853 by a new one about a hundred yards further upstream.
The Guildhall is believed to have been built about 1500 and one house is dated 1555 and another 1632. The Golden Guinea restaurant is one of many ancient houses still in use today and whose interiors, in some cases, give more clues to their age than do the later exteriors which have disguised them.
Looe Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival
Following the success of our Cornwall Rocks music festival in Looe in November 2019, Solid Entertainments is very pleased to announce that Looe Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival will be held at Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe this December.
The line-up for our first cross genre indoor music festival is something special. Three headlines acts that are so well known they need little introduction, but just in case; The Animals & Friends, (their farewell tour) Martin Turner Ex Wishbone Ash, The Blockheads plus a mix of contemporary artists that are sure to impress live music lovers, whatever their taste!
On-site Accommodation in holiday caravans, with three day festival ticket
ADVANCE £119 per person based on 4,5 or 6 persons sharing
ADVANCE £129 per person based on 2 or 3 persons sharing
ADVANCE £195 per person based on SINGLE occupancy
ADVANCE £95 per person 3 DAY TICKET ONLY (no accommodation)
DAY TICKET £35
To everyone who has bought tickets for the original dates in May which was postponed following government advice,
ALL TICKETS will be valid for the new dates
Tencreek Holiday Park