Shopping for Your Self-Catering Holiday
Apart from Tesco’s, Sainsburys and Morrisons in Penzance and Waitrose in Truro (delivery available if you order via the internet) where you can stock up on basics, there are some excellent chances to try fresh produce sold from source.
Excellent meat available from Vivian Olds butchers in St. Just who have their own abattoir.
Trelawneys in Newlyn – you can order fish to take home, Stevensons, Newlyn.
Harveys in Newlyn Coombe.
Locally grown wine available at Polgoon Wines in Penzance including award winning “Aval” – a sparkling cider which tastes very like champagne! Wines also available from Camel Valley vineyards and fine wines from Mounts Bay Wines, 19a Bread Street, Penzance.
It is possible to order gluten free bread from Costcutters in Sennen and bread is also available from the market in Sennen on Tuesdays. There is a branch of Baker Toms at the bottom of Causewayhead selling an excellent selection.
Popular cider is Rattler or Cornish Orchards, popular beers are Doom Bar and Tribute and the local lager is Korev. These are available from all the supermarkets but a superb choice of drinks are available from John’s Liquor Store, 75 Fore Street, St. Ives.
Lots to choose from – Tarquins from St. Ervan, Caspyn from Penzance, Curio from Mullion, Tincture Rose gin from Perranporth, Wrecking Coast Clotted cream gin from Tintagel.
Available at Moomaid of Zennor which have a parlour in St. Ives and a van near the farm on the Zennor road during the summer; Jelberts, 9 New Road, Newlyn serve traditional, home made vanillla only; Callestick Farm and Roskilly’s.
Award-winning Sennen Farmers Market, selection of fish, meat, vegetables, bread etc. Every Tuesday from 1000 – 1300 behind the school. Re-opened September 2021
Thornes, Causewayhead, Penzance; Bosavern Community Farm on the road to St. Just.
Richards Farm Shop, Hayle; Trevaskis Farm Shop including an excellent restaurant near Hayle, Bosavern Community Farm on the road to St. Just; St. Buryan Farm Shop.
Excellent range of Cornish cheeses available from Lavenders Delicatessen in Alverton Street, Penzance; Cornish Hen Deli, 27 Market Place, Penzance; Newlyn Cheese & Charcuterie.
Tregothnan tea, made with hand picked Tregothnan leaves.