When a tourist destination doesn’t have local markets where tourists can go shopping or procure keepsakes, then holidays spent there are probably not worth it.Luckily for you, Cornwall hosts numerous vibrant markets that will ensure that your holidays there will be worth it.
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Wadebridge Country Markets has been in existence since 1980. Wadebridge country market opens every Thursday from between 8:45 am and 12:00 pm. In Wadebridge, you would find a great deal of homemade and local produce. Every product sold in the market has been made to quality standards. Some of the products you would find in the market include cakes, honey, eggs, vegetables, pies and flowers. They also provide a large collection of meat.
Address: Town Hall, The Platt Wadebridge, Cornwall PL27 7AQ.
Callington Country Market opens every Wednesday between 8.45 am and 12 noon. The market is graced with a small tea table where you can stop to purchase a cup of tea or coffee. You could also add biscuits or toast to your order. Almost like every other market, there are a lot of booths selling various goods some which include fresh juices, fish (normally between 830am to 930am), honey and jewellery. However, all of the produce can be ordered a week in advance as the produce are provided according to its availability. You are also sure to find local paintings and postcards there.
Address: New Road Car Park, Callington, Cornwall PL17 7BE.
It opens up every Friday between the hours of 7:30 am and 10:30 am. You can smell the fresh pastries as soon as you walk into the market. The sight of the fresh, ripe fruits also gladdens your heart as you walk pass different stalls. At Liskeard Country Market there is most definitely something for everyone!
Address: 3-5 West Street, Liskeard, Cornwall PL14 6BW
Penzance Country Market has been running for over 50 years. Penzance Country Market which is popularly known for its welcoming atmosphere opens every Thursday from 8.30 am – 12.30 pm. You can trust Penzance Country market to display a large collection of fruits and vegetables available in the season. They also sell dairy products, poultry and honey. As it is typical in the south-west, you can find a small café here where you can purchase a collection of locally baked pastries.
Address: St. John’s Hall, Penzance, TR18 2QR
This Cornwall market is open on the first Saturday of every month and opens at 10:30 am till 12:30 am. Veryan market provides a social hub for residents of the town and visitors alike. The market offers homemade food items and homegrown produce such as eggs and honey from the locals.
Address: Veryan Parish Hall, Veryan, TRURO, Cornwall TR2 5QA
You can get the best local produce when you get to the market at the opening time. Sampling of homemade foods like cakes is allowed and you should be able to move around the market to get the best food items.
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