If you’re enjoying a cottage holiday in Truro, you might feel the urge to get out and about and explore the local shops. You’ll certainly have plenty to choose from! From high-street stores and designer brands, to charming independent shops and boutiques, you’re bound to find all kinds of things to catch your eye. We’ve picked a few of the best shops to visit in Truro, so you can shop ‘til you drop during your holiday!
Clothes shops in Truro
Busby & Fox stocks a wide range of fashion brands, including Scandi, French, Italian and US designs, as well as homeware and jewellery. It’s a good place to look for individual pieces that you might not be able to pick up anywhere else. The store is carefully thought out and designed to be comfortable and inviting, making shopping here a truly enjoyable experience.
Cliffside Clothing is the place to go for beautiful Italian linens, whether it's colourful tops or beautifully designed dresses. With all manner of colours and patterns available, there’s something for every style. They also sell high-quality Italian leather bags in a wide collection of shades.
Art shops in Truro
Truro Arts Company is a great stop for any art-lovers, stocking an impressive range of paints, pencils, brushes and other supplies. You can head over to the cosy café, browse other artists' work in the exhibition space or even work on your technique at an adult art workshop!
Atrium Gallery, located in Lemon Street Market, is an independent gallery which shows contemporary art, ceramics and jewellery. The artwork is displayed alongside the very best furniture and lighting from Scandinavia and the UK, creating a unique space which is perfect for browsing the pieces.
Markets in Truro
The Pannier Market can be found on Lemon Quay, and is the biggest indoor market in Truro. With over 30 stalls and traders to visit, you’ll find a wide range of goods on offer. From ice cream to music and electricals, all the way to fruit and veg, there really is something for everyone. The Pannier Market is wheelchair friendly and also allows dogs, so they whole family can indulge in some retail therapy.
Truro Farmers Market is held every Saturday and Wednesday on Lemon Quay, and the perfect place to discover the best of Cornwall’s local produce. Whether the smoked fish, delicious cakes or fresh bread catches your eye, there’s no end of delights to choose from.
Toy shops in Truro
Lakin and Boone is another popular shop in Lemon Street Market. They stock a selection of beautiful toys, perfect for newborns all the way up to older children. With charming books, timeless wooden toys, organic pieces and lovely clothes, you’ll find something for all your littlest guests.
Harry’s Toy Chest is a treasure trove for both young visitors and the young at heart! With a fantastic selection of toys and video games, this popular shop specialises in LEGO and has over 500 minifigures on display. Harry’s also stocks both old and new collectables, including rare action figures and trading cards.
Souvenir shops in Truro
Uneeka is a long way from your traditional gift shop. The colourful store showcases a huge variety of unique gifts and special pieces which you might just decide to take home yourself! Most of the items here are very reasonably priced, and there’s a welcoming café upstairs that makes a great place to relax and regain your energy after a day of shopping.
The Guild of Ten is another fantastic place to pick up gifts for loved ones back home. They sell pieces from some of the best local craftsmen in the area, including textiles, jewellery, ceramics and metalwork. As each piece is hand crafted, you can be sure that whatever you choose will be lovingly created and one-of-a-kind.
The Visit Truro Gift Shop is a one-stop shop for all your traditional Cornish gifts, as well as the usual holiday magnets, postcards and keyrings. They also stock books about the local area, edible treats, beauty products and much more!
Don't miss the chance to stock up on all of these treats and more during your visit to Truro. With our collection of beautiful self-catering cottages, you'll have plenty of opportunity to get out and explore this fantastic city. Take a look through our collection and secure your next Cornish getaway today.