Looe has a small train station within walking distance of the shops and the beach.The town is also easily accessible by road.
The town is small enough to walk around on foot, even for elderly people, but the valley can be quite steep at the edges of the town.
To cross the river, there are a number of bridges as well as a small ferry operating closer to the river mouth.
The most eastern point in East Looe hadthe beach with a stunning view of Looe Island.
The walk along the pier and along the river, observing the boats moored there, is a pleasant stroll in summer. A walk along the footpath alongside the seafront is also a pleasant experience.
There are also a few shops near the beach.
There are a number of small, locally-owned cafes in the town. Many serve local speciailities, such as Cornish pasties.There are no major fast food chains in the town.