The There are a number
of options for locally sourced Cornish food and delivered to
The best local shop is the excellent Lerryn River Stores & Post
Office. Here you can pre order groceries for delivery to Penpoll,
or for you to collect, plus a great local daily source of
delicious bread & croissants & newspapers etc. They are very
friendly and helpful – 01208 872375.
An enterprising nearby farmshop, Tredinnick Farm Shop, Widegates,
Looe, Cornwall, PL13 1QL. Telephone: 01503 240 992
www.food4myholiday.com has all the answers for quality Cornish
food delivered to your door, and if you order before your
holiday, it can be in the house, unpacked in the fridge awaiting
your arrival. They can also produce and deliver home cooked pies
and stews to order, or they have a frozen range called Red
Earth, which are great for your first night’s supper if you
Tesco Direct deliver to Penpoll.
supermarkets are Tesco in St Austell, Asda & Morrisons in Bodmin.
If you prefer to
stock up on your way to the house, there is a very good Waitrose
in Saltash, just after you cross over the Tamar Bridge into
For last minute
basic groceries, the mini market at Penmarlam Campsite and
Slipway stocks most things. Although it is closed in winter
months, it has the advantage of being open until 8pm in the
summer high season months.
Fowey also boasts several brilliant bakers and delis, and a
superb butcher, Kittows & Son, 1-3 South Street, Fowey PL23 1AR
Fresh fish can
also be ordered from Kittows Butchers.
Again – there is a
theme here! – they are really , friendly and helpful, and they
will make delicious quiches and pies to order, which are perfect
for your picnic – just collect on your way to the beach!