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Looking across the 12th century bridge
Lostwithiel from above
The Lostwithiel area is perfect for cycling
The annual street party in July
Lostwithiel is well connected by rail
Carnival Parade procession
There are a number of excellent cafes in Lostwithiel
The 12th century bridge, crossing the river Fowey
The river Fowey
Pram Race during Carnival week in Lostwithiel
St Bartholomew`s church
Cornish wrestling in the playing field
This lease stone dates from 1652
Rainbow over Lostwithiel
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Featured events

Lostwithiel Carnival - Carnival Parade
Saturday 26th July

Auction: antique & modern furniture & effects
Wednesday 30th July

Town Heritage Walks
Thursday 31st July

CASP Local Produce Market
Friday 1st August

Saturday Produce & Craft market
Saturday 2nd August

Speed Weekend
Saturday 2nd August

Antique & Collectors Market
Friday 8th August

Antiques Fair
Sunday 10th August

Alice The Musical
Monday 11th August

Auction: antique & modern furniture & effects
Wednesday 13th August

Welcome to Lostwithiel

This ancient stannary town dates back to the 12th century, yet it's one of the most vibrant and lively communities in Cornwall. Whether you’re here for the day or down on holiday, Lostwithiel is the ideal base to explore breathtaking countryside and discover the unspoilt beaches of south east Cornwall. There's plenty of accommodation from hotels and pubs to cosy b&bs and self catering cottages.

Antiques shops and regular fairs have made Lostwithiel the antiques capital of Cornwall while the wide range of independent shops provide everything from grocery and conveniece goods to deli foods and gifts. There are excellent restaurants and pubs plus an award winning farmers market. It's not just the shops which draw the crowds: Lostwithiel's calendar is full of highlights such as LostFest, Carrnival week and the Cornish Cider Festival as well as regular markets, vintage fairs and auctions.

Find us on the A390 and take advantage of the ample free parking or take a train to our mainline railway station located in the centre of town.  Look forward to seeing you!