Useful things to know about the Lerryn area
In order to provide local information which is as up to date as possible, we have collected together links to authoritative sources of information and advice on specific topics of local interest.
If there are other links you think we could usefully supply, please contact us.
The topics are in alphabetical order.
Beaches Cornish beaches
Boating and Moorings:
Fowey Harbour Commission Fowey Harbour
Fowey Annual Regatta Harbour activities
Flood Watch Government warnings
Banks (Lostwithiel) Lloyds bring a van to the town car park on Monday and Wednesday mornings.
Anglican See link to Church of England churches under the 'Local Groups' section.
Methodist (Well Street, Tywardreath) Tywardreath Chapel
Non-denominational (Lostwithiel) Contact Graham Jarrett 01208 873305
R Catholic (Looe) Contact Carol Baker 01208 872281
Citizens Advice Cornwall centre
Councils See links to Boconnoc, St. Veep and St. Winnow councils under the 'Local Groups' section.
Polruan - Fowey Polruan Ferry
Mevagissey - Fowey Mevagissey Ferry
Bodinnick - Fowey Bodinnick Ferry
Torpoint - Devonport Torpoint Ferry
Libraries (Lostwithiel) The Library, now staffed by very helpful volunteers, is at the top of North Street, open Mondays 9.30-12.30; Wednesdays 9.30-17.00; Fridays 13.00-17.00.
Meetings mostly in Lostwithiel Old Cornwall Society
Meetings mostly in Lerryn Lerryn History Society
Language Cornish Language Fellowship
Surgery Lostwithiel surgery
Dentist Practice in Brunel Quays
Lerryn Post Office partnership in Lerryn River Stores, every morning except Sunday
Lostwithiel Pop-up post office in the Community centre provides postal and some banking services: Mondays 14.30 - 17.30; Thursdays 10.00 - 13.00.
Rail - There is no ticket office at Lostwithiel station, but tickets can be bought online in advance or from the conductor on the train. Mainline services between
Paddington and Penzance stop here, though not all of them. For timetables, consult the boards at the station and either the national system at national rail
or local services at Great Western Region.
Buses - Service buses no longer cover Lerryn. For service buses stopping at Lostwithiel, consult the south-west section of https://bustimes.org
There is also a community bus, run by local volunteers. This is based in Lerryn, but always picks up in Lostwithiel. See the LAMA link at the foot of the Home page, or
look up Lerryn Area Minibus in the 'Local Groups' section.
Walking and Cycling:
Coastal walking - See the site at South West Coast Path.
Cardinham Woods - This beautiful stretch of woodland caters for walkers, and information can be found at websites provided by the Forestry Commission
and also the Woodland Trust. The area has facilities for cyclists too. Cycles can be hired for whole families, but there are also designated red and blue trails for
mountain bikers. See the website of Get Active Cornwall.
Lerryn - A recently updated local publication, Six Circular Walks Around Lerryn, is available from Lerryn River Stores.