Wednesday 8th December 2010
Do you like quizzes? There's a perfect charity one to do over Christmas available in Muffins and Watts Trading for just £2 a copy.
Organised by Robbie and Sara Low of Trewince Lane it's to raise money to send a group of catholic teenagers to Lourdes next Easter with disabled children.
The quiz is in two parts. The first part is cryptic clues for stations on the London tube map and the second is a story with words missing that can be filled in with the names of capital cities. It'll keep the whole family going all over Christmas and New Year and there's a chance to win a £25 Marks and Spencer voucher but mainly it's just great fun. Get your copy in town or ring Sara Low on 01208 871517 or email saralow "at" btconnect(dot)com
Where to stay
You're never short of somewhere to stay in Lostwithiel, with a great choice of hotel and pub accommodation, plus lovely b&bs.
For the more independent minded there is a great selection of self catering character cottages and apartments.
If you want to be closer to the glorious Cornish countryside there's camping, lodges and yurts nearby.
AccessibleA little bit of heaven
Bed and BreakfastAgan Chy B and BBenthams GuesthousePenrose B&BPenwood Forge Guest HousePolmena House B&B
Hotels and PubsBest Western Fowey ValleyEarl of ChathamGlobe InnKing's ArmsRoyal Oak InnThe Crown Inn
Eat and drink
Lostwithiel is great for food lovers - there's somewhere different to eat every night of the week - with a choice to suit every taste and every budget, from award-winning restaurants to pub grub.
And if you don't fancy a sit-down meal, why not opt for a takeaway by the river?
CafesCafe Sam at Lostwithiel Community CentreDuchy Coffee ShopDuchy of Cornwall Nursery Cafe, Shop and Plant SalesHomefront HaberdasheryLerryn River StoresQ Street CoffeeTrewithen RestaurantWhite Light Gifts & Tasty Treats
We're known for antiques but you'll be surprised at the choice of independent shops selling everything from everyday shopping to quirky, original and luxury goods.
Antiques, Vintage & ArtAnna Dianne FurnishingsCornish Maids Antiques & Collectors MarketDeja-Vu Antiques & BooksFaulkner & FinchJefferys AuctionsLostwithiel Antiques CentreNatalie Toms - Wildlife ArtistRoberta Hopkins JewellerySally Atkins Artist and IllustratorUzella Court Antiques Centre
Food and ConvenienceBellamama DeliExperience WineLerryn River StoresLiddicoatsNelly'sPenhaligons NewsagentsPuddle Farm Shop
Health and BeautyBeauty by ClaireCarriage Works Lostwithiel DentalHair GalleryMountchase PharmacyNew You Beauty by KaliThe Barber Shop
Home and GardenAlice in ScandilandAtticus and WillowCarpet GalleryChoughsDuchy of Cornwall Nursery Cafe, Shop and Plant SalesLostwithiel Antiques CentreProperPlantsRomantic EnglishwomanWatts Trading
Lifestyle and GiftsAlice in ScandilandAnn's GalleryAnna Dianne FurnishingsAtticus and WillowChoughsDeja-Vu Antiques & BooksFaulkner & FinchHomefront HaberdasheryLancaster & CornishLost in BooksNatalie Toms - Wildlife ArtistRoberta Hopkins JewelleryRomantic EnglishwomanWatts TradingWhite Light Gifts & Tasty Treats
- What's on
See and do
There's always something to keep you entertained from fairs and markets to workshops, tours and courses or simply exploring the local area.
Visitor guideHistoryExploring the townAntiques capital of CornwallWalks and pathsNearby beachesIn the areaCyclingRainy days
Festivals, Fairs and MarketsAnnual EventsCarnival weekDickensian EveningFairs and marketsLostFestProduce ShowGin FestivalCornish Maids Antiques & Collectors MarketLostwithiel Christmas PageantLostwithiel Garden Society
Tours and AttractionsCastle ToursColwith Farm DistilleryHidden Valley GardensLostwithiel MuseumLostwithiel Twinning Association
Tuition, Groups and CoursesAngeline Edney Music Tuition / Organist / AccompanistAnnie Page, Virtual AssistantBodmin and District WoodturnersLearn English in Cornwall/ Learn Cornish in CornwallLinda Craven PilatesLost In SongLostwithiel Floral Art GroupLostwithiel Garden SocietyLostwithiel Twinning AssociationLovely Yoga CornwallTalons 'Owltimate' Encounters CICThe Cool Kids ClubThe Garden Gate Flower CompanyUNIT3
Lostwithiel is full of indepdent businesses and organisations offering a wide range of services.
AutomotiveDownend Garage & Motor Co.Lostwithiel Town CarsR J Motors
CharitiesRotary Club of LostwithielSabre Education
FinanceLanhydrock Accountancy Practice
Food & Drink ProducersBig Pan PartiesCastle BreweryColwith Farm DistilleryExperience WineKernow FornoPuddle Farm ShopRathlee Distilling Company LimitedThe Fowey BreweryTrewithen Dairy
Health & CaringAcupuncture for Adults & ChildrenBeauty by ClaireCarriage Works Lostwithiel DentalFitness FactoryKernow Veterinary GroupLinda Craven PilatesLostwithiel Complementary Health ClinicLovely Yoga CornwallMountchase PharmacyNew You Beauty by KaliThe Barber ShopThe Cool Kids ClubThe Meadow Healing Centre
Legal and PropertyA P Bassett SolicitorsJefferys Estate AgentsMiPAD LettingsProperty ShopRestormel Estates LimitedRestormel Insurance ServicesWombwell Homes
ManufacturingMKM Extrusions Ltd
Media and ITAnnie Page, Virtual AssistantHandmade MediaIteracy Web DesignLost in BooksPalace PrintersRevival DesignSally Atkins Artist and IllustratorThe Motion FarmWords At Work
RemovalsMoss of Cornwall
- About the town