The Area


Lostwithiel Carnival,
is a fabulous, traditional week of fun events,
live music
and parades
held annually in the town.


Lostwithiel has hosted many events including a widely publicised visit from the spectacular Man Engine in celebration of Cornwall’s distinctive mining heritage.


Enjoy the sandy riverside, browse around the local shops, try one of the many eateries or take one of the many picturesque walks the town has to offer.

Lostwithiel Museum

Founded in 1972 this is accredited museum is full of Lostwithiel's rich history. The museum is a registered charity run entirely by volunteers.

Eden Project

An educational attraction offering many interactive exhibits, events and live performances for all to enjoy.

Luxulyan Valley

A dramatic, heavily wooded, steep sided valley located close to St Blazey, through which the River Par flows.

Lanhydrock House

Magnificent late Victorian country house with gardens and wooded estate. An enjoyable historic attraction.

Restormel Castle

A wonderful
English Heritage historical castle offering beautiful surroundings and events.

Bodmin & Wentworth Railway

Discover the
and nostalgia of steam
and heritage diesel travel.

The Lost Gardens
of Heligan

Beautifully restored gardens offering a diverse
variety of scenery, activities and events.


An attractive old town which was once the centre of Cornwalls pilchard fishery and which still boasts a working harbour.

Par Sands

This south-facing beach is located 6 miles from Lostwithiel and close to some of Cornwalls top attractions.

Golitha Falls

An ancient woodland with spectacular cascades through a steep-sided gorge running alongside the River Fowey.


A town with an
ancient maritime history
set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


This lovely village
has many walks around
the Fowey estuary
and wooded valleys.


A beautiful small
waterside village situated
on the west bank
of the River Fowey.