They say that information is empowering. Making your holidays memorable becomes easier when you have the right information. It can spare you any hassles and save you time on your next holidays in Cornwall.
At Seek South West, our tourist information centres in Cornwall will help you get your facts right.Our indigenous Cornwall staff are ever ready to help, and it doesn’t matter if you seek information and advice on tourist attractions, transportations, map, weather and climate, accommodations, or other issues concerning tourism in Cornwall.
Many of Cornwall’s major towns have a local tourist information centre. The total number of major Tourist information centres in Cornwall is 24.The staff is friendly, very cheerful and always ready to help with bits of information. You can ask about directions to your booked accommodation, get a feel of how the locals feel about major tourist attractions, and get useful directions to your desired destination.
The website phone number and physical address of each information centre is listed below.
The Cornwall Information Service offers you essential information about making the best of your visit to Cornwall. Find the best places to visit for delightful Cornish food and drink, Cornish art and more. Visit or call for more friendly advice and help.
Truro, TR1 2NE
Phone: (01872) 261735
The town of Bodmin has a visitor information centre located at the address listed below. The centre is open all year round, and on bank holidays. They are closed on Christmas and New Year. You can have help on the 24 hour phone line which is listed below. You can also visit the official tourism website for Bodmin to get more specific visitor information related to tourist attractions, accommodation, and more.
Bodmin, PL31 2DQ
Phone: (01208) 76616 then select option 1.
Fax: (01208) 75466
Boscastle National Trust visitor centre, shop and café are open to visitors and queries all year round and is located at
Boscastle, PL35 0HD
Phone: (01840) 250010
Fax: (01840) 250901
The Bude tourist information centre is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. They close one hour early on Sundays. They encourage visitors at their address below and also host of a shop full of souvenirs and gifts.
Address:The Crescent Car Park,
Bude, EX23 8LE
Phone: (01288) 354240
Fax: (01288) 355769
Fal River Visitor Information Centre offers help to visitors as well as books, maps, guides and souvenirs. Find their address below:
Address: 11 Market Strand,
Prince of Wales Pier,
Falmouth, TR11 3DF
Phone: (01326) 741194 (Press 4)Callers must be above 16 years and calls cost 31p per minute + network charges if applicable.
Fax: (01326) 313394
Fowey visitor informationcentreoffers a world of information about accommodation, feeding, shopping, tourist attractions and more. Find the centre at
Address:5 South Street,
Fowey, PL23 1AR
Phone: (01726) 833616
Fax: (01726) 834939
As a visitor to the town, you can get information about what you need from theInformation point housed in Helston Museum. It is open from 10a.m. to 4p.m. from Monday to Saturday. Find them at the following address.
Helston, TR13 8TH
Phone: (01326) 564027
The Isles of Scilly tourist informationcentre offers help with planning the perfect isles of Scilly visit. The centre is located at the following address:
Isles of Scilly, TR21 0LW
Phone: (01720) 424031
Fax: (01720) 424048
You can find the official tourism guide for Launceston on their tourism website to get tourist directed information about where to stay and things to do on your Launceston visit. However, if you would like to visit the centre, then they are located at the address below.
Address:White Hart Arcade,
Launceston, PL15 8AA
Phone: (01566) 772321
Information for visitors to Liskeard can be found at:
Address: Foresters Hall,
Liskeard, PL14 3JE
Phone: (01579) 349148
East Looe, PL13 1AA
Phone: (01503) 262072
The Mevagissey tourist information point is only open during tourist season. You can usually get an answer to your phone calls during off seasons.
Address:Hurley Book Shop
3 Jetty Street
Phone: 01726 842200
If you need some help on making the most of your Newquay visit, then visit the Local Information point at
Address:Municipal Buildings, Marcus Hill,
Newquay, TR7 1BD
Phone: (01637) 838516
Fax: (01637) 854030
Find information, and more at the local information centre at-
Address:Red Brick Building, North Quay,
Padstow, PL28 8AF
Phone: (01841) 533449
Fax: (01841) 532356
The West Cornwall Centre is usually closed on Monday. They are open from 10a.m. to 5 p.m. from Tuesday to Friday. On Saturday and Sundays, you can find them open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. respectively. Find them at
Address:The National Trust
Penzance, TR18 2NF
Phone: (01736) 335530
Address:Westcott House, St Piran’s Road,
Perranporth, TR6 0BH
Phone: (01872) 575254
Fax: (01872) 571077
The Redruth visitor centre is only staffed during the tourist season from June to mid-September. You can however find help in the Cornish Studies Library which is open all year round.
Address: Cornwall Centre,
Alma Place, Redruth, TR15 2AT
Phone: (01209) 216760 Cornish Studies Library
Phone: (01209) 210283 – low season telephone number
As a visitor to St Agnes, you can find assistance and information all year-round in 10 designated businesses that act as the local information points across the Parish of St. Agnes. Visit their website for the location of all 10 information points.
St Austell Bay Tourist Information Centre can be found at the following addresses
St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 4RS.
Or find an information kiosk at the rail/bus station on
Address: St Austell Station,
High Cross Street,
St Austell, Cornwall PL25 4LA
Phone: (01726) 879500
Fax: (01726) 874168
Enjoy St Ives September Festival and get information about your visit at
Address: The Guildhall,
Street an Pol,
St Ives, TR26 2DS
Phone: 01736 796297 – calls cost 20p per minute + network charges may apply
There is an information point at the library in St Just located at
Address: The Library,
St Just, Penzance TR19 7HX
Phone: (01736) 788165
St Mawes& The Roseland
Address:The Roseland Visitor Centre,
The Millennium Rooms, The Square,
St Mawes, TR2 5AG
Phone: (01326) 270440
The information point offer services only during tourist season from March to November. Actual opening dates vary. You can also find gifts, clothes, newspapers and magazines, beachware, fishing tackle, groceries, beers, wines and more for sale at this point.
Address:The Old Boathouse,
Penzance, TR19 7DF
Phone: (01736) 871215
Address: Municipal Buildings,
Truro TR1 2NE
Phone: (01872) 274555
Some of the tourist information centres only run during tourist season, Remember to check on the website or place a phone call before you schedule a visit.
Try Car share Cornwall, a free service where you can offer or receive a ride for journeys in Cornwall. It is a great way to save money on trips.
Exploring Cornwall by bicycle can be fun. Rent one or bring your own.
80% of Cornwall is surrounded by water and has over25 passenger or car ferries in operation. Enjoy a ferry ride and a chance to see Cornwall from the water.
Contact one of Seek South West’s tourist information centres in Cornwall and acquire the information you need to make your leisure trip in the region enjoyable.