See and do
Antiques capital of Cornwall
Lostwithiel has long been known as the antiques capital of Cornwall owing to the number of antiques shops as well as regular auctions, antiques markets and fairs.
There are a wide range of antiques and vintage shops in Lostwithiel. Visit them on a map on the Shopping page or visit their pages here:
- Anna Dianne Furnishings
- Curiouser & Curiouser
- Deja-Vu Antiques & Books
- Mark Royle Antiques
- Black Dog Antiques
- Uzella Court Antiques Centre
Started in 1989, Lostwithiel Antiques Fair is Cornwall's longest running antiques fair, with stalls selling antiques, paintings, ephemera, postcards, stamps, jewellery, silver and collectables.
Antique Fairs are held on the 2nd Sunday of the month.
Antiques and Collectors Market
The Lostwithiel Antiques and Collectors Market is held monthly on Fridays from 11.00am to 3.00pm in the Community Centre. Here you'll find silver, jewellery, vintage hats, books, glass, militaria, copper, kitchenalia, ceramics, toys, small items of furniture and much much more.
It's a small friendly market with easy parking and a level entrance that makes loading and unloading easy for both stall holders and customers alike.
A couple of times a year - LostFest and in December - a vintage fair and tea rooms in Lostwithiel.
Vintage and retro clothes, gifts and goods. Haberdashery and original patterns.
Pop up tea room with delicious homemade cakes and tea served in pretty cups and saucers.
Jefferys Auctions are centrally located in the town and hold bi-montly Antique & Selected Sales interspersed with fortnightly sales of Antique & Modern Furniture & Effects.
For the collectors there are also bi-monthly auctions of Coins, Stamps, Militaria & Collectors items.
Cornish Toy Fair
Toy fairs are held at the Community Centre on one Sunday every two months, selling all kinds of toys and collectables. Only a £1 admission, under 16s free. Lots of new scale models plus preloved childhood memorabilia from a bygone era. Cornish Toy Fairs have been running for over 20 years.
Cornwall Bear Fairs
A Summer and a Christmas Bear Fair are held each year at Lostwithiel Community Centre. You'll find hundreds of teddies both antique and new plus well known trademark bears. Bring your bear along for free valuations and restoration advice at the teddy bear hospital or take part in bear making demonstrations and competitions.