Truro and Falmouth are full of independent shops nestled alongside your high street favourites


If you enjoy a shopping spree, you’ll love Truro. The city boasts a great combination of high street brands, independent boutiques and specialist stores. Some of our (Barbara’s!) favourite independent stores are Uneeka, Seasalt and Lemon Street Market.

Our Top Tip

If you fancy a pick me up coffee and a piece of home made cake, head for one of the following independent establishments:


Across the water you’ll find Falmouth. Shopping in Falmouth is something of a prized pastime boasting one of the highest percentages of independent shops in the country. From traditional hand made gifts, imaginative and eclectic boutiques to quirky shops and weekly market stalls, it’s a great place to hunt out a present or a keepsake.

Our Top Tip

If you are looking for great Fish and Chips, Harbour Lights on Arwenack Street is a must. It won Best Independent Fish and Chip Restaurant in the UK in 2017.

Further Afield

Further afield, there is also a good range of independent shops in Penzance, St Ives, and Padstow.

Where to find them…

Click on the icon below for more info about where the shops above are.