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

Outdoor eating and pubs from 12th April . Indoor from 17th May  for 2 households or 6 people

Sam’s on the beach at Polkerris

The Longstore, Charlestown
Wreckers, closed until further notice, Charlestown
St Austell brewery pubs, Charlestown

Appleton’s, Fowey, open from 17th May 2021
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

Scroll down to July for what’s on 2021….

2021…  January & February 2021 include….

  National Trust (NT) Cycle Trails, Lanhydrock
  Ice Skating cancelled 2021 Eden Project
  Lostwithiel Local Produce Market 4th Sat
       & Antiques and Collector’s Mkt 2nd Sun

Feb 12-21st, Cornwall half term
Feb, Eden Project closed until 17th May
Feb, World Pasty Championships, Eden Project cancelled

Mar 5th, St Piran’s Day
Mar, Fowey Food Week, eat around the world postponed
Mar 29th, Lanhydrock Hse NT Open, book in advance
Mar, Caerhays Castle, garden Open, book in advance
Mar 29th, Heligan Garden Open book in advance
Mar, Eden project closed until 17th May
Mar 31st, Tregrehan Garden opening 2021 on 31st Wed-Sat

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

May, Fowey Festival of Arts & Literature
May 17th, Eden Project Opening
May, tba, Mt Edgecombe Hospice CharityTregrehan Garden
May, Lostfest , Lostwithiel*
May, Cornwall Open Studios, 300+artists

Jun 6th 2021, Tregrehan Garden Rare Plant Fair 10am until 3pm 

     Sale & exhibition of rare plants by growers of the south-west. 2020 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,  Royal Cornwall Show, Wadebridge postponed to June 2022
Jun 29th, Tregrehan Hill Climb,  Truro & District Motor Club,  Tregrehan Parkland
Jun-Jul, tba, Eden Sessions

Jul, Mevagissey Feast Week
Jul 16-18th, Cornwall Garden Society Summer Flower Show 2021, Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge
Jul, The Eden Project
Jul, Antiques Fair, 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 3-5th,  Boconnoc Steam Fair 2021,  Boconnoc House nr Lostwithiel
Sep, Truro Food Festival, Lemon Quay Truro

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 9&10th, Tregrehan Hill Climb, Truo & District Motor Club, Tregrehan Parkland 
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

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