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Buying local in Mount's Bay

This area of west Cornwall has some of the county’s most vibrant, independent communities, including the eco-arty town of Penzance, which is chock-full of places to stock up on local food, from delis and bakeries to farm shops and weekly markets. Neighbouring Newlyn, one of the UK’s largest fishing ports and home to the Newlyn fish market, is the place to go for fresh fish and seafood.

Farmers’ markets, farm shops and refill shops

Penzance Market

Friendly local produce and craft market selling artisan breads, jams, cheese, meats and pastries. With live music and art workshops. Held weekly in Penzance’s Acorn Theatre.

Sennen Farmers’ Market

You’ll find local makers and artists at this award-winning weekly market, as well as local produce, from seasonal food to traditional wooden surfboards. Tuesdays 9-12.

Bosavern Community Farm, Penzance

Local food hub selling all sorts of local produce, as well as pre-ordered veg boxes, seasonal hampers and crafts from local artists, makers and growers.

St Buryan Farm Shop & Cafe, Penzance

A one-stop shop for all your local produce home, such as home reared meat, farm grown veg and a huge selection of local food, from pastries to local drinks and crafts.

The Weigh Inn, Penzance

Penzance’s original refill store, the Weigh Inn sells dried goods and cupboard essentials from its store in the centre of the town.

Delis, fishmongers, bakeries and butchers

The Granary, Penzance

(Pictured) Established in 1976, this vegetarian wholefood store in Penzance’s vibrant foodie quarter sells organic locally produced fruit, vegetables and bread, as well as takeaway salads and sandwiches.

Trelawney Fish and Deli, Newlyn

A pebble’s throw from Newlyn Fish Market and with 35 years experience, this fishmongers celebrates Cornish species and seafood. Open six days a week.

Morva, Marazion

Meaning ‘gift from the sea’ in Cornish, this shop showcases an eclectic range of local produce, from local gins and condiments to chocolate and seaweed flavoured salt.

Baker Tom’s, Penzance

With three shops in Cornwall, this bakery sells organic bread, cakes and pastries, as well as wholesome sandwiches, baguettes and deli goodies.

Harvey Brothers Butchers, Penzance and Newlyn

Great selection of Cornish meats, from grass fed beef to local free range lamb, as well as artisan pasties and a deli counter full of local delicacies.

Lavenders Deli and Bakery, Penzance

The owners of this brilliant deli work closely with local producers to offer a huge selection of local goodies, and stock one of the largest ranges of Cornish cheeses in the area.

Archie Browns, Penzance

Veggie and health food shop and café selling bread from St Ives Bakery, locally made chocolate and local organic veg. Refills of dried goods available. Also in Truro.

The Cornish Hen, Penzance

A tiny deli in the heart of Penzance offering plenty of Cornish produce from its counter and sandwiches for lunch on the go.

Vineyards and beweries

Polgoon Vineyard, Penzance

(Pictured) Vineyard and orchard in Penzance producing artisan Cornish wines, ciders and juices. Visit for the shop, tastings and tours, or stock up online.

Newlyn Meadery, Newlyn

This restaurant celebrates mead, or ‘honey wine’, and operates a takeaway service onsite for its mead, available in different sizes and flavours.