Guide to Vintage Cornwall

Any Old Lights are proud to be part of a vast array of vintage shops in Cornwall. Whether you’re looking for a 1950s ceiling light – we can help! – upcycled furniture, vintage art, shabby chic home decor, mid-century modern ceramics, or just a nice cup of tea from old china, in quaint surroundings, our county has it. Here’s just a selection of vintage emporia that we’re aware of. (If you sell vintage and would like to be added to this list – it’s entirely free – do get in touch.)

Vintage Shops in Cornwall

Ace Vintage Cornwall

A small family-run business, dealing in a quirky variety of antiques, collectables, vintage and retro. Their workshop and showroom is at High Street village near St Austell – and a trading space at the Sail Loft Emporium in Charlestown.
Trelay Villa, Long Lane, St Austell PL26 7ST
07890 104623

Daisy Rain Vintage

Buyer and seller of vintage and retro clothing, furniture and homeware. Tucked away in the town’s old steam bakery, this is where you’ll find lots of quirky furniture spanning the 20th century. Its parasol-covered ceiling is alone worth a visit.
The Old Steam Bakery, 60a Fore St Redruth TR15 2AF
01209 315099

LaBelle Art Deco

A passion for the 1920s and 1930s, filled with Art Deco items from furniture to china, stylized figures to bakelite telephones and period lighting that is sourced from all over the UK and across Europe. Browse through their a 1000 sq ft showcase.
52 Fore Street, Redruth TR15 2AF
01209 216228

Myrtle Vintage Furniture

A family business specialising in unique upcycled furniture, vintage pieces and bespoke handcrafted wooden furniture. Country farm house style furniture, hand made bookcases as well as a furniture painting service. Always happy to provide information and advice.
Bread Street, Penzance TR18 2EQ
07855 240896

Redruth Vintage

Mid century modern and vintage industrial furniture, lighting, homewares etc. 900 sq ft retail space makes this among the biggest vintage stores in Cornwall. Always a large selection of mid-century modern furniture, lighting, ceramics, glass and homewares.
3 Agar Way, Pool TR15 3SF.
07766 203044

Simply Chic

Shabby chic, vintage, classic, upcycled furniture at reasonable prices. Started from a love for re-vamping vintage furniture and giving it a new lease of life. Furniture provided is of a good quality and work to high standards.
The Old Brewery, 24 Bay Tree Hill, Liskeard PL14 4BG

Vintage Home Living

Small shop which offers a range of vintage furniture, upcycled in their workshop with care. Painted vintage furniture, homeware accessories and gifts. Stockist for Frenchic paint and Eco Solutions’ home strip.
17 Hoskens Yard, rear of Marine Terrace, Penzance TR18 4DL
01736 351458

Any Old Lights

Award-winning family-run business sourcing and refurbishing nautical & industrial lighting, and maritime curios. Our Fowey shop is treasure trove for vintage lovers; we also create our own Revivals range of classic vintage lighting, based on now-obsolete patterns.
14 Lostwithiel Street, Fowey PL23 1BD
01726 833623

Eden Reclamation

Everything from baths, staircases, doors, Victorian furniture – even the kitchen sink! A well established architectural antiques company situated on the outskirts of St Austell, on the way to the Eden Project (hence the name). A huge range for all vintage lovers.
Carluddon Garage, St Austell PL26 8TX
01726 852700


The Lilly Pad

Restores and sells shabby chic furniture and home décor. Offers competitively priced hand painted and unpainted furniture. A large range of home decor items, chalk paints and giftware. Painting service available.
22 Falmouth Rd, Redruth TR15 2QL
07920 043388


Rarebits Truro

Retro inspired homeware and lifestyle. Eclectic array of clothes, furniture, interiors, art – a colourful treasure trove with friendly helpful staff.
Peoples Palace, Truro TR1 2AZ
01872 858021


A social enterprise providing support and opportunities to learn new skills. They sell an extensive range of preloved refurbished and upcycle furniture – one-off pieces you won’t find anywhere else. The charity collects donated preloved furniture which they repair, refurbish and restore for sale.
Bodmin Business Park, Launceston Road, Bodmin PL31 2RJ
01208 269296

Vardo's Antiques and Custom Furniture

Seller of antiques, vintage, retro, collectibles and one off custom pieces – also commissions taken. Wonderful pieces and great customer service.
1 & 2 Fairpark Road, Liskeard PL14 4BA
07957 555827

Vintage Warehouse 13

From a warehouse by the wharf you’ll find everything from 1980s telephones, vintage suitcases, rocking horses and record players – there are gems in every corner. Over 300 items in stock and range can change weekly. All items can be delivered.
34 High Street, Falmouth TR11 2TD
07545 877622

Cornish Vintage

Offers a range of vintage/retro items from household, clothing and general quirky bits that get people talking. Indulge yourself in curious delights of all things vintage and colourful retro goodies from the nostalgic past in their Wadebridge shop.
Eddystone Road, Wadebridge PL27 7AL
07960 889845

Hayle and St Ives Emporium

There’s a huge range to choose from in this lovely little place, friendly helpful staff, lots of unusual fabulous items, quaint pieces of furniture and pottery. Definitely worth a visit.
28 Penpol Terrace, Hayle TR27 4BQ
01736 757505

Marmalade Antiques and Vintage

Vintage interiors shop. A reflection of a passion (or addiction) for collecting and treasure hunting. There are no real boundaries to what they will stock; if it’s old and full of character, stylish or pretty, then they’ll probably like it, buy it and stock it.
23a High St, Falmouth, TR11 2AB
01326 218718

Redruth Retromania

Quality modern and retro furnishings. Small family run business passionate about all things retro, stemming from a love of music throughout the decades. Friendly service. Come and have a browse, if you don’t see what you are looking for they may be able to help.
11 Penryn St, Redruth TR15 2SP
07925 391371


A small vintage furniture & gifts shop. You’ll find furniture, clocks, signs and many other items adorning the walls and floor space. Named after the shop owner’s mother, born in 1919. The theme and flavour of this shop reflects that era and the years Rosina has lived through.
Lansallos St, Polperro PL13 2QX
07580 043302

Vintage Home and Fashion

A wide array of antique, vintage and retro pieces, from jewellery and clothing to furniture, kitchenalia and homewares to nick-nacks, collectables and gifts. There are also many upcycled products, handmade items and vintage inspired crafts. Plus the fabulous, famed Olde Penny’s Vintage Tea Room.
New Portreath Road, Bridge, Portreath TR16 4QQ
01209 842502

Vintage Experiences in Cornwall

Bedruthan Steps Mid Century and Vintage Fair

If you love vintage, you can’t miss this. An annual event, with vintage cars, mid-century and retro furniture stalls – plus and all the antiques, collectables, vintage-inspired fashion and beauty you could want. Watch out for it in October every year.
Bedruthan Hotel and Spa, Mawgan Porth TR8 4BU
01637 861200

Morwenna's Vintage Tea Rooms

Come in and be transported into this 1920s vintage tearoom in Truro. A wide selection of delicious award winning cakes, light lunches, loose teas and coffee.
Back of Radmore’s of Truro antique shop, 1 Duke St, Truro TR1 2QE
01872 277217

Branch Line Tea Rooms

Big band music, vintage memorabilia and tea from bone china cups – reminiscent of the old ‘refreshment rooms’ that used to be at every station. Some say the best station café in in England! A must visit.
St Erth Station, St Erth TR27 6JW

The Well House

Lovely tea rooms set inside an historic Grade II Listed former merchant’s house, so named because of the well in the courtyard. Teas and homemade cakes, as well as hearty all day breakfasts. Just down the road from Any Old Lights, here in gorgeous Fowey.
31-35 Fore Street, Fowey PL23 1AH

Dolly's Tea Room

A tea room, wine house and gin palace surrounded by vintage decor. During the day a traditional tea room – and by evening, transforms into a candlelit bar serving tapas, wines and a huge collection of gins. Cocktails are served in teapots and the piano plays anything from Chopin to The Smiths and of course, Frank Sinatra.
21 Church Street (above the Falmouth Bookseller), Falmouth TR11 3EG
01326 218400