Useful things to know about the Lerryn area

Links to authoritative and up-to-date 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.




Boating and Moorings

Fowey Harbour Commission

Fowey Harbour

Fowey Annual Regatta

Harbour activities

Flood Watch

Government warnings



Lloyds bring a van to the town car park on Monday and Wednesday mornings.



See the Church of England page on this website.

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

Cornwall centre



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



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.

Local History

Meetings mostly in Lostwithiel

Old Cornwall Society

Meetings mostly in Lerryn

Lerryn History Society




Cornish Language Fellowship


Post Offices


Post Office partnership in Lerryn River Stores, every morning except Sunday


Pop-up post office in the Community centre provides postal and some banking services: Mondays 14.30 - 17.30; Thursdays 10.00 - 13.00.

Public Transport


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.


Service buses no longer cover Lerryn. For service buses stopping at Lostwithiel, consult  the south-west section of

There is also a community bus, run by local volunteers. This is based in Lerryn, but always picks up in Lostwithiel. See the LAMA  page on this website.


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.


A recently updated local publication, Six Circular Walks Around Lerryn, is available from Lerryn River Stores.