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 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

Edies Kitchen, Carlyon Bay
Sam’s on the beach at Polkerris
The Longstore, Charlestown
St Austell brewery pubs, Charlestown
Appleton’s, Fowey
Fitzroy, Fowey
Havener’s, Fowey
St Austell Brewery pubs, Fowey
Duchy of Cornwall Nursery, Lostwithiel
The Salamander, Mevagissey
The Beach Hut, Watergate Bay
The Britannia Inn over the road

The Lostwithiel Produce Market


2023…  January & February include….

  National Trust (NT) Cycle Trails, Lanhydrock
  Ice Skating, until Feb Eden Project
  Lostwithiel Local Produce Market 4th Sat
       & Antiques and Collector’s Mkt 2nd Sun
  Heligan Gardens
Sunday Roast Lunches January


Feb 10-19th, Cornwall half term
Feb, Valentine’s Dinner, Eden Project
Feb, Lost Gardens of Heligan, Valentines Lost Suppers
Feb 13th, Caerhays Estate Gardens re-open
Feb, World Pasty Championships, Eden Project

Mar 5th, St Piran’s Day
Mar, Fowey Food Week
Mar 15th, Tregrehan Garden opening Wed-Sat

Apr 1st & 2nd Cornwall Garden Society Summer Flower Show,
                             Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge
Apr, Easter Egg Hunts see National Trust, Heligan Gardens
Apr, Truro Art Culture and Music Festival
Apr, Roseland Arts Festival
Apr 25th, Camborne Trevithick Day

May 12-20th, Fowey Festival of Arts & Literature
May, tba, Mt Edgecombe Hospice CharityTregrehan Garden
May, Lostfest , Lostwithiel*
May, Cornwall Open Studios, 300+artists

Jun 4th 2023, Tregrehan Garden Rare Plant Fair 10am until 3pm 

     Sale & exhibition of rare plants by growers of the south-west. 2022 exhibitors include: 
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 17-18th 2023, Tregrehan Hill Climb,  Truro & District Motor Club,                                                 Tregrehan Parkland
Jun-Jul, tba, Eden Sessions

Jul, Mevagissey Feast Week
Jul, The Eden Project ‘Go with Beano’ until 4th Spet
Jul, Antiques Fair, Lostwithiel

Aug, Charlestown Regatta Week
Aug, Beach Festivals at Watergate Bay-White Stuff Surf Relief Day…
Aug 23rd & 24th 2022, the Miracle Theatre, ‘King Lear’, Tregrehan Garden
Aug, Royal Fowey Regatta
Aug 26th & 27th, Beer Festival, Golant, August Bank Holiday weekends
Aug 29th, Polruan Regatta

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

Sep, Truro Food Festival, Lemon Quay Truro
Sep 6th, Eden Project, Antiques Roadshow
Sep 18th, Boconnoc Estate, Carriage Driving Day
Sep 16th & 30th, Lost Suppers, Heligan Gardens

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 2022 1st & 2nd, Tregrehan Hill Climb, Truo & District Motor Club, Tregrehan Parkland
Oct 2nd-5th, Boconnoc Estate, Apple pickers wanted!
Oct, Falmouth Beer Festival, by train from Par Station
Oct, Apple Weekend, Trelissick Garden, NT
Oct, Lostwithiel Cider Festival, Lostwithiel Community Hall
Oct 13-16th, Falmouth Oyster Festival,  by train from Par Station

Oct 16th, Eden Project, Eden Marathon & half marathon 
Oct 23rd-31st, Halloweden, Eden Project
Oct, Cathedral City Markets, Lemon Quay Truro
Oct until 30th, Shackleton’s Legacy, Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre
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 2022, Autumn Plant Sale, the Lost Gardens of Heligan
Nov, Cornwall Film Festival, Falmouth
Nov, Cornwall Macmillan Christmas Fair, the Eden Project
Nov, The Lost Gardens of Heligan Night Garden from mid Nov-Dec
Nov 19-20th, Artisan Christmas Fair, Pencarrow Hse & Gdns 
Nov 23-24th, Cornwall Christmas Market at the Eden Projecy, booking
Nov, Truro City of Lights Procession & Christmas Lights Switch On
Nov 25-26th, Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair, Truro Cathedral

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

Dec 2022, Wed 7th Christmas Primestock Show Cornwall’s cattle & sheep, farm produce, craft…Lemon Quay Truro
Dec 2nd-4th, Fowey Christmas Market, on the quay, take the day off …
Dec, Padstow Christmas Festival, reknown chefs & producers celebrating gastronomy
Dec 8th, Dickensian Evening, lantern parade,choirs,dress-up;a late night opening in Lostwithiel
Dec, Heligan Night Garden, throughout December, 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, number 24 & 25 buses 20-25 mins from the gate

*Time to Truro, 30 minutes by car   

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

*Bus no. 24 Fowey to Mevagissey & 25 Fowey to Newquay hourly, 28 to Lostwithiel 2 hourly, five minutes walking from the cottage at the entrance No. 24 passes the Par train station and Heligan Gardens

Updated October 2022