To Do, See & Shop

Shops nearby:

Stithians CostCutter - TR3 7DP 

Family Run Business with most essentials, good selection of Beers, Baker Tom’s bread etc

 

Bailey’s Country Store -TR10 8LA

Lovely High Quality Farm shop with interesting local food, drink and supplies

 

Asda - Penryn - TR10 9LY

Tesco Helston - TR13 8PJ

Sainsbury’s Helston - TR13 8BN

Morrisons Redruth - TR15 3NH

Waitrose Truro - TR1 1RH

Pubs and Cafes:

Wendron CC - Not currently open.  The closest Pub, Walking distance

The Halfway House - A little further walk - Not currently open

Golden Lion - Lovely sunday lunch & menu, take away options available. Next to Stithians Lake - Kids area and stunning beer garden.  Best pub near here.

Wild Vibes Cafe - At Stithians lake

Slice of Cornwall - lovely rural cafe & gardens

Muddy Beach Cafe Penryn - great for breakfast - pre-book at the moment.

Falmouth has many lovely pubs, restaurants and cafes.  Gylly Beach Cafe/Pub is a nice spot.  Harbour Lights is the best Chippy & a couple of decent Italians/pizza places at event’s Square.

 

Stalls, Huts & Honesty Boxes:

Curtis Veg Hut - in our Village (Currently a Red Gazebo) - good selection of local fruit and veg.  Baker Tom’s deliveries every Wednesday and Saturday - Pre-order by 11am the previous day.

 

In the village, Brian and Pam sell their fresh eggs - if the sign is covered - no eggs. If it’s uncovered, knock the door to be served.

There are several other honesty boxes in the village & surrounding - fresh veg, jams & all sorts!

Takeaways:

The Mariners in Penryn - one of our favourite Fish & Chip Shops

The Harbour Lights in Falmouth - Also one of the top local Fish and Chip shops

The Red Chilli - Penryn - consistently good Indian Cuisine

Anglo Asia Helston - Also good Indian grub

Thai Orchid Falmouth - great Thai Food

Ploy Thai - Also great Thai food 

 

Beaches:

Perranporth - North Coast, huge beach, good for surfing - bar on the beach!

Praa Sands - beautiful massive beach, great for kids + rockpooling.  Paddle boarding, Kayaking

Church Cove - stunning location

Kynance Cove - bit of a walk down but well worth it - gorgeous location

Gylly Beach - Falmouth Town beach - clean, good for swimming, paddleboarding + cafe.

Swanpool - also in Falmouth, good for kayaking + small cafe

Maenporth - A little further along the road, lovely local beach.  Park right on the beach

Godrevy (nr St Ives) & Gwithian - just beautiful!

St. Ives

Family Attractions etc:

Heartlands - The SW’s largest free adventure playground & mining heritage centre + events

 

Tehidy Woods - some lovely walks here & feed the tame squirrels!

 

Kimberly Park - Beautiful park in Falmouth.  Great for kids & Adults + Table Tennis tables!

 

Mount Pleasant Eco Park - Check it out - all sorts

 

Stithians Lake - Watersports plus Cafe - kayaking, windsurfing, kids play park.

 

Cycle Tracks, Bissoe, mining trails

 

Helston Park (& Skate Park) and Boating Lake & Walk to Looe Bar (Cafe on way)

 

St Michael’s Mount - popular place to visit.

 

Falmouth Maritime Museum - something to do inside

 

Flambards Helston - Popular Venue for tourists, theme park & Victorian Village.

 

Soft Plays if you need them! - “1 to 11” Helston - “Raze the Roof Penryn”

 

BF Adventure & Kernow Adventure Park are just up the road from here.

 

Healey’s Cider Farm - Good day out for kids & adults!

 

Seal Sanctuary at Gweek

 

Pendennis Castle, Falmouth

 

Ships & Castles Swimming Pool Falmouth

 

The Tate Museum St.Ives

 

Gardens:

Trebah Garden

Glendurgan Garden

Lost Gardens of Heligan

Trelissick


A Little Further Afield:

Hidden Valley Discovery Park - Launceston

The Eden Project

Lands End - visitor centre, carious events & food etc.

Lappa Valley - Steam Train Theme Park

Newquay Zoo

Royal Cornwall Museum

Hendra Water Park Newquay