Seashells local services


This section is for our guests and contains information on services local to Seashells.

The nearest convenience store is on Beach Road, the main road into Porthtowan, about a five minute walk from Seashells.  This sells the basics and a small selection of frozen meals, fruits, vegetables, wines and beers.

You will find two further convenience shops, a bakery, two greengrocers and two award winning butchers selling local produce and organic and free range items in St Agnes, a 5 minute drive from Seashells.  Turn left out of Porthtowan at the end of Beach Road and head along the coast road through Towan Cross and on to a crossroads.  Turn left at the crossroads, left again at the next junction, and follow this road into St Agnes.  There is a carpark clearly signposted on the left as you drive into the village.

The nearest supermarket is Tesco in Redruth, about a 10 minute drive away at Tolgus Hill, TR15 1AX, tel 0345 677 9572.  They are open from 6am to 10pm every day except Sundays (10am to 4pm), and offer online shopping with home delivery.

Slightly further away, there is a Morrisons in Pool (Pool Rd, Newtown, SY16 3AH, tel 01686 623440) which is open 7am to 10pm and 10am to 4pm on Sundays.

There is also a Tesco Extra in Pool (Industrial Estate, Station Rd, TR15 3QJ, tel 0345 677 9857) which is open 24 hrs except Sunday when it is open 10am to 4pm.

There is a large Sainsbury’s in Truro, at Treyew Rd, TR1 3XL, tel 01872 260881.  They are open 7am to 11pm and 10am to 4pm on Sundays.