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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.


Antique shops

There is a wide range of antiques and vintage shops in Lostwithiel. Visit them on a map on the Shopping page or visit their pages here:


Antiques Fair

Antiques Fair, Lostwithiel

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

Antique & Collectors market

The Lostwithiel Antiques and Collectors Market is held on the first  Saturday of each month at the Scout Hall. 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. 


Vintage Fairs

Vintage Fair, Lostwithiel

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

Jefferys auctions

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

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

Bear Fair

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.

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