What’s On

The pandemic has made us all reduce paper brochures as a form of information.  Consequently some imaginative sites are developing online.  The best to date is Fishing in Cornwall a rare guideline & tips on fishing spots & species in this area.  Take a look.

Nearby attractions are now open. Check that you may need to book in advance.  Links include ~

The Eden Project

Lanhydrock House, NT

Love Fowey facebook page informs ‘what’s on and open’

Lostwithiel, facebook page

Mevagissey Tourist Information

Encounter Cornwall  for kayaking the Fowey Estuary based at the quiet shoreline village of Golant

Polkerris Beach for sailing, paddleboard, windsurf hire near us

The Southwest Coast path

Local Restaurants Open for business

Take advantage of the Govt initiative ‘Eat to help out’, 50% reduction for sit-down meals for up to £10pp in cafes, restuarants & pubs across te hUK from Mon-Wed until August ’20

Sam’s on the beach at Polkerris

The Longstore, Charlestown

Wreckers, Charlestown

The Salamander, Mevagissey

St Austell Brewery pubs in Fowey

St Austell brewery pubs in Charlestown

The Britannia Inn over the road

The Lostwithiel Produce Market

Scroll down to July for whats on 2020….

2021…  January & February 2021 include….

  National Trust (NT) Cycle Trails, Lanhydrock
  Ice Skating at the Eden Project until end Feb
  Lostwithiel Local Produce Market 4th Sat
       & Antiques and Collector’s Mkt 2nd Sun
  Eden Project Radical Botany Exhibition

Feb 12-21st, Cornwall half term
Feb, tba, Lanhydrock Hse NT
Feb,  tba, Eden Project
Feb, World Pasty Championships, Eden Project

Mar 5th, St Piran’s Day
Mar 7-14th, Fowey Food Week, eat around the world
Mar, tba, Eden project
Mar 15th, Tregrehan Garden Open Wed-Sat
Mar 27-28th, Cornwall Garden Soc Spring Flower Show,  Wadebridge

Apr, Easter Egg Hunts at Lanhydrock House NT, the Lost Gardens of Heligan & the Eden Project…

Apr,  Truro Art Culture and Music Festival
Apr,  Roseland Arts Festival
Apr 25th, Camborne Trevithick Day

May, Fowey Festival of Arts & Literature
May, tba, Eden Project
May, Mt Edgecombe Hospice Charity 12-5pm Sun,  Tregrehan Garden
May, Lostfest , Lostwithiel*
May, Cornwall Open Studios, 300+artists

June 6th, Sunday 2021, Tregrehan Garden Rare Plant Fair 10am until 3pm, food and refreshments 

     Sale & exhibition of rare plants by growers of the south-west. 2019 exhibitors included: 

Nicholas Lock Plants, Mevagissey
Mark Fillan – Tuckermarsh Plants, Yelverton
James and Katie Treseder – Treseder Plants, St Austell
Mike Bell – Treraven Plants, Bodmin – bamboos
Paul Bonavia – Exclusive Plants, Constantine
Bleddyn & Sue Wynn-Jones – Crug Farm Nursery, Wales
Geoff Turner – Barracott Plants, Gunnislake – shade loving plants
Kim Parish – Landscapes of Distinction, Newquay
Claire Batten & Jeff Rowe -Penberth Plants, St Buryan
Ben Candlin – Adventurous Plants – aroids
Charles Williams – Burncoose Nurseries, Redruth
Selma Klophaus – Garden Design
Andrew Pearson – Palmtraders, Exeter – palms and other exotics
Tricia & Peter Howard – Hidden Valley, Treesmill
John Sirkett – Mallorn Gardens, Redruth
Chris Osborne – Kelnan Plants, Restios and Proteas
Rob Gudge – Desert to Jungle, Taunton – treeferns
Stephen Mules – Lower Kenneggy Nursery, Rosudgeon – coastal
Charlie Pridham – Roseland House, Truro
Edible Garden Nursery – Chris & Jenny Seagon
Tom Hudson – Tregrehan Garden, Par


Jun 10-12th,  Royal Cornwall Show, Wadebridge*
Jun, tba, Tregrehan Hill Climb,  Truro & District Motor Club,  Tregrehan Parkland
Jun-Jul, tba, Eden Sessions
Jul, Mevagissey Feast Week
Jul, The Eden Project open, booking required
Jul, Antiques Fair, Lostwithiel
Jul,  Boconnoc Steam Fair postponed,  Boconnoc House nr Lostwithiel

Aug, Charlestown Regatta Week
Aug,  Beach Festivals at Watergate Bay-White Stuff Surf Relief Day…
Aug, the Miracle Theatre, Tregrehan Garden
Aug, Royal Fowey Regatta
Aug, Beer Festival, Golant, August Bank Holiday weekends
Aug, Polruan Regatta

Lostwithiel Local Produce Market, Community Hall
Hall for Cornwall Autumn Opening following refit

Sep, Truro Food Festival, Lemon Quay Truro

Sep 20th, Tregrehan Rare Plant Fair   plant sales only,  social distancing as normal, tracking requirements as expected.  List of nurseries tba

Farmer’s Bi-Weekly Market,  Truro Town Quay Wednesday and Saturday
Lostwithiel Fortnghtly Local Produce Market, Lostwithiel Community Hall.
Eden Project Ice Skating Rink,  October to mid February

Oct, Falmouth Beer Festival, by train from Par Station
Oct, Apple Weekend, Trelissick Garden, NT
Oct, Lostwithiel Cider Festival, Lostwithiel Community Hall
Oct, Falmouth Oyster Festival,  by train from Par Station
Oct 10-11th, Tregrehan Hill Climb, Truo & District Motor Club, Tregrehan Parkland cancelled
Oct, Halloween, Eden Project
Oct, Cathedral City Markets, Lemon Quay Truro
Oct-Nov, ice skating at the Eden Project
Oct-Nov, Spoooky Trail, Lanhydrock Garden

Antique Fair, Lostwithiel Community Centre, 2nd Sunday every month…
Lostwithiel Antiques & Collectors Market, fornightly Fridays, Lostwithiel Community Hall
Lostwithiel Fortnightly Local Produce Market, Lostwithiel Community Hall..

Nov, Autumn Plant Sale, the Lost Gardens of Heligan
Nov, Cornwall Film Festival, Falmouth
Nov, Cornwall Macmillan Christmas Fair, the Eden Project
Nov, Cathedral City Markets Christmas Fair, Lemon Quay Truro
Nov, Truro City of Lights Procession & Christmas Lights Switch On
Nov, Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair, Lemon Quay Truro

Lostwithiel Friday Fortnightly Local Produce Market, Community Hall
Truro City Late Night Shopping, Wednesday December
Auction: antique & modern furniture & effects, Jeffrey’s Auction Rooms, Lostwithiel
Ice- Skating, the Eden Project until the 22nd February

Dec, Christmas Primestock Show Cornwall’s cattle & sheep, farm produce, craft…Lemon Quay Truro
Dec, Fowey Christmas Market, on the quay, take the day off …
Dec, Padstow Christmas Festival, 40 chefs & 110 producers celebrating gastronomy
Dec, The Lost Gardens of Heligan Christmas Fair
Dec, Christmas Pageant, lantern parade,choirs,dress-up;a late night opening in Lostwithiel
Dec, Heligan By Night, the art of illumination
Dec, Winter Gift Fayre, Truro’s Christmas Market

*Time to Fowey, Lanhydrock Garden, Lostwithiel, Heligan Garden, under 15 minutes by car

*Time to Truro, 30 minutes by car   

*Train Par to Truro 20 minutes, onwards to Penzance, connections to Falmouth & St Ives

*Bus no.525 hourly,  five minutes walking from the cottage –  direct to Par  train station, Fowey, St Austell train station and Heligan Gardens