Useful information

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All Emergency Services

Accident & Emergency, Treliske Hospital, Truro
01872 250000
Accident & Emergency, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth
01752 778101
Minor Injuries Hospital, Bodmin
01208 251300
Minor Injuries Hospital, Liskeard
01579 335200
Minor Injuries Hospital, Fowey & District
01726 832241
Doctor, Lostwithiel Health Centre
01208 872589
Dentist, Lostwithiel
01208 873290
Pharmacy (Mountchase), Lostwithiel
01208 872942
Veterinary Surgery (Pelyn), Lostwithiel
01208 872254
Environment Agency - Emergency Number
Emergency (24 hours) Phone: 0800 807060 Customer Services Phone: 08708 506506
Sir John Moore House
Victoria Square
PL31 1EB
Western Power Distribution - Emergency Number
Emergency Number Phone: 0800 365900 Network Alterations or New Supply Phone: 0845 6012989
NHS Direct
Confidential Health Advice & Information 24 hours a day 7 days a week Phone: 0845 4647
Local Police/Neighbourhood Watch
PC Helen Libby, Neighbourhood Beat Manager or PCSO Tom Barnes at Looe Police Station on 08452 777444 or Jim Kelly, Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator on 01208 873837
Marine Animal Emergency Response
Stranded LIVE - phone: 01825-765546
Stranded DEAD - phone: 0845-2012626
LIVE SEALS - phone: 01326-221361

Other Services

Library, North Street, Lostwithiel
Mobile Library visits Lerryn: Fortnightly on Fridays from 2 May 2008 (Lerryn View 12.25; Village Hall 12.45)
01208 872747
Oak Tree Cottage Garden - Open by arrangement.
Oak Tree Cottage garden is open by arrangement, entry £3.50. Proceeds to Childrens' Hospice South West. Over the years this beautiful and interesting garden has raised over £20,000 for various charities. Please contact Eric Baker on 01208-872132 (Evenings)
Oak Tree Cottage
Brandy Lane
PL22 0QH
Community Centre & Tourist Information, Lostwithiel
Farmers' Local Produce Market - open 10am - 2pm on Fridays, fortnightly from 16th May
01208 872207
Lloyds Mobile Bank, Lostwithiel
The mobile bank visit Lostwithiel in the Community Centre Carpark. Monday 9.30 - 11.30 Wednesdays 12.15 - 14.15
Car Park
Christ Way
PL22 0HE
Well Being Centre
Chiropodist, Physiotherapy, Manicures, Pedicures & Other Treatments
01579 344090
Westbourne Carpark
Adjacent to Co-op


Cornwall Council
ONE STOP SHOP: Bodmin Cornwall Council 3/5 Barn Lane Bodmin PL31 1LZ One stop shop for all services. Also handling mail for building control, local land charges and planning in North Cornwall Out of Hours Emergency Phone: 01579 348444 Coast Protection & Flooding Phone: 01579 341333 Re-cycling Phone: 01208 74617 (Bag Supplies: 01208 269010) Waste Collection Phone: 01579 341347 or emergency:
0300 1234 100 (gener
(Name of service)
Cornwall Council
County Hall
Parish Council, St Veep
Meetings in the Red Store (usually second Thursday in every month) Clerk: Morley Tubb Phone: 01726 870210
John Halkes, Acting Chairman
01208 873393
Parish Council, St Winnow
Meetings are 1st Tuesday in alternate months January, March, May, July, September and November they are held at the Red Store Clerk: Kerry Pearce Phone: 01503 220147
Richard Read, Chairman
01208 871026
Parish Council, Boconnoc
The Chairman
01208 872507
The Estate Office


Lerryn Church of England School
Mrs Fiona Corfield, Headteacher
01208 872620
Fowey Community College
01726 832824
PL23 1HE

Fowey Harbour Commissioners

For applications to be put on the waiting list for a mooring, or any other queries in relation to the management of the river and estuary,
Fowey Harbour Office
01726 832471
Albert Quay


Methodist Church
Church Services at 6.00pm - ALL WELCOME
John Venning. Church Steward
01503 220298
Couch's Mill
Roman Catholic Churches
Schleder Abbey, nr Polperro - Contact Carol Baker St Mary and St Petroc, Bodmin - Phone 01208 72833 St Augustine and St Monica, St Austell - Phone 01726 73838
Non-Denominational Church
Graham Jarrett
01208 873305
The Incorporated Elim Church

Lerryn Memorial Hall

Lerryn Memorial Hall - Booking Secretary
Contact Michelle Coulson for information about the Hall and to book the venue for your event. For further information on facilities available, please go to our entry under "community groups" on this website.
Michelle Coulson

Advice and Help

Advice Guide (Citizens Advice)
The place to start with free and independent online advice on benefits, Employment, Tax, Debt, Family and legal rights in general from the Citizens Advice Centre
Age UK Cornwall
Information, support and help for older people in Cornwall
Business Link For Cornwall
Free and independent information, support and help with setting up and running a business in Cornwall.
Cornwall Adult Social Care
Index and links to county wide services inluding Mental Health, Older People, Carers Support, Drug and Alcohol support, learning and physical disability support.
Cornwall Children And Families Information
Information and links to services covering, fostering, adoption, Child Protection, Schools, Family Services and more
Consumer Direct
Independent and free Consumer Legal Advice by phone and email. From getting your money back to tackling and reporting fraudsters, scammers and dodgy traders.
Child Care Link
Search for local registered Childcare providers
Government Direct
The Governments Public Services information site - covers pretty much everything from renewing your passport to applying for a student loan. Also links to all local councils.
Citizens Advice Centre Bodmin
Contact details and opening times for your nearest free and independent advice centre
NHS Direct - Online Health Help And Advice

Things to do with the Family

Porfell Animal Land
Opening times and visitor information only 3 miles from Lerryn
Huge indoor soft play area in Par
Cornwall Beach Guide
Info on the best of Cornwall's main beaches including facilities and safety.
Mount Edgcumbe
Walking and cycling trails as well as a great place to visit with the kids. Acres of grounds and estate to explore
Cardinham Woods

Miles of safe forestry track cycling and walking, picnic areas and very child friendly cafe with outdoor play area

Bodmin And Wenford Steam Railway
Watch out for Special Events such as visits by Thomas the Tank Engine
Monkey Sanctuary Looe
The National Marine Aquarium - Plymouth
Dairy Land And Farm World
Springfields Pony Centre

Weather and Tides

One of the best free forecasts you can get use postcode PL22 0PY for Lerryn weather.
Weather For Lostwithiel
BBC Weather for Cornwall

Community and Village Sites

Loads of useful information on the town and current events.
Fowey Tourism Information
Information on Golant and current events.
Tywardreath Village Site

Cinema and Theatre

Truro, Wadebridge And Padstow
This weeks show times and information for WTC Cinemas in Truro, Wadebridge and Padstow
St Austell
The Filmcentre, St Austell - New Cinema 2009 with several screens and open daily. 24 Hour Automated Telephone Booking Line 0871-2003304
Plymouth - Vue Cinema
Show times and information for the multi screen Cinema at Plymouth Barbican
Plymouth - Reel Cinema (City Centre)
Information on the 3 screen Reel cinema in the centre of Plymouth
Plymouth - Plymouth Arts Centre
Listings and info for this art house cinema
Truro - The Hall For Cornwall
Listings and inforamtion for Cornwalls largest Theatre
Plymouth - The Theatre Royal
Listings, bookings and information for Plymouth's largest Theatre

Local Walking and Cycling Trails

The Clay Trails
Explore the famous china clay area.
The South West Coast Path Association
This site run by a charity looking after improvements to the coast path has loads of useful information for those planning walks along it including distance and timing reckoners for each section, river crossing information and path updates
Detailed maps and information on the national cycle network and Cornwall's cycle trails including the Cornish Way which links the Camel Trail with Eden and Mevagissey
Paths And Rights Of Way Information (Cornwall)
Information and links for Cornwalls 2203 miles of footpaths ! How to report problems, clarify rights of way and a path user feedback form
The Smugglers Way Boscastle To Looe
Fairly unheard of mid distance footpath crossing Bodmin Moor and linking both coasts - guide available
The Saints Way
Cardinham Woods
Miles of forest track cycle trails and walking routes. Adveture Playground and very child friendly cafe in the centre of stunning woods.
Cycling at Lanhydrock

Off road bike trails and cycle hire, at Lanhydrock House, 7 miles from Lerryn, and on the National Cycle Network.   Cycling at Lanhydrock

Local Transport and Timetables

Railway Timetables And Bookings
Mainline routes from London and Bristol via Bodmin Parkway and Lostwithiel to Truro and Penzance with First Great Western trains.
All Other UK Train Info And Bookings
National Express Tickets And Timetables
National Express routes drop in Lostwithiel.
AA Autoroute
AA Route Plans, mileage and estimated route times, use PL22 0PT as the postcode to print off road routes starting or ending in the centre of Lerryn
Fowey - Mevagissey Passenger Ferry
Information on this fantastic crossing and timetables.
Cornwall County Bus Services
Every Bus Service Timetable in the County. Use the Places Served section to find the route number that takes you to where you want to go and then click on the Timetable / Fequency Gude to select the timetable for that route.
Bodinnick And Polruan Ferry Info
Newquay Airport
Plymouth Airport
Exeter Airport
Bristol Airport

Fowey River and Coast Info

Fowey Estuary Partnership
Loads of information on the protectio of the estuary environment and its wildlife.
Golant Boatwatch
Group preventing marine crime on the river watch.htm
Fowey Harbour Commission
Moorings, Harbour Management, Harbour News and more
MCA Maritime And Coastguard Agency
Info on safety on the water, contacting the coastguard. If you own a boat register free online for the HM Coastguard's CG66 Voluntary Safety Identification Scheme
RNLI National Website
Cornwall Rivers Trust - River Fowey Info
Boating Cornwall
News, reviews, harbour info and directories for Cornwall afloat
Cornwall Marine Network
Cornwall's marine business directory - cant find it - start here

Job Vacancies

Jobs In Cornwall
This Is Cornwall - Jobs

Local Attractions visiting information

The Eden Project
For information on the site itself and its ever-changing list of current events.
Restormel Castle
Lanhydrock House
Opening times and visitor information including special events.
Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum
Opening times and visitor information.
The Lost Gardens Of Heligan

Leisure Centres

Dragon Centre Listings
Info, times of classes and what's available in general at our nearest Leisure Centre
Polkyth Leisure Centre Site
Full details on what's available and what's on at the leisure centre in St Austell

Councils, Government, MP's

Contact Your Local MP
How to contact Sheryll Murray current MP representing this area
Cornwall Council Online Planning Register
Online planning register for the whole of Cornwall
Cornwall Council
Currently covers information and help with County Wide Education Issues, Social Care, Libraries and more
Floodwatch (Environment Agency) Alerts & Advice

Local and Cornwall Wide News

The Cornish Guardian
Lerryn's local paper
Cornwall 24
News For Cornwall By Cornwall
BBC News For Cornwall
BBC Cornwall Travel News
Jams, delays, roadworks, airports, rail and bus delays

Schools, Colleges and Libraries

Lerryn Primary School Website
Introduction to the school, forthcomming events, childrens work etc
Fowey River Academy
Information news and events for the 11-16 comprehensive serving Lerryn children
Lostwithiel Library
Cornwall Libraries - Search And Renew Online
Search for reserve and renew your library books in any Cornish Library without leaving the house !
The Pub Is A Hub Library In The Ship Inn Lerryn
The village library at the back of the local pub, with facilities to order books from the Cornwall Library Service. Open when the pub is.
Mobile Library And Micro Library In Lerryn
Details of the mobile library service and the micro-library in the Ship.

Festivals, Regattas and Events

Fowey Festival Of Words And Music
Website with full programme and booking information for the annual arts and literature festival run by the Daphne du Maurier Society.
Fowey Regatta Homepage
All the events and festivities for the Regatta in August

Cornish Culture, History and Heritage

Cornish Language Fellowship
Cornish History
This Is Not Cornwall - This Is Kernow
A gateway site dedicated to raising awareness of the culture, heritage, history and politics of the Cornish nation and preserving it.
This Is Not England - Open Discussion Site On Cornwall\'S Future
Good site for views, discussions and opinion from a more radical Cornish perspective - worth checking
Lerryn History Society
Lerryn History Society researches and records the development of the parish of St Veep, and the part of the parish of St. Winnow that lies in Lerryn, as well as the settlements of St. Winnow and Couch's Mill.

Cornish Water Sports & Extreme Sports

Surfing In Cornwall
Beaches, surf reports, forecasts, links and forums - the gateway into surfing in the region
Adventure Cornwall
The website for all extreme sports in Cornwall, from climbing to sea kayaking, kite surfing to mountain biking