The nearest village to Cartole is the historic village of Pelynt with its links to Bishop Trelawny and ancient barrows and Iron Age settlements. The name is derived from the Cornish Plyw-Nynt meaning Parish of Saint Non and the village is mentioned in the 11th century Domesday Book. It is recorded as paying 40 times the taxes of nearby Looe., how times have changed!
The village is well served with two churches, a pub two shops, two hairdressers, garage, social club, gift shop and boarding kennels.
Saint Nun Church
St Nun is part of a group of five parishes in South-East Cornwall located along the Fowey Estuary from Bodinnick to Polruan, on the coast at Lansallos and Talland and inland at Lanreath and Pelynt. All our services are characterised by clear bible teaching although our styles of worship are rich and varied ranging from open air family services on village greens and quays to more formal liturgical services including the prayer book. Find out more.
Pelynt Methodist Church
Welcomes Christians and those who seek to understand Christianity in the Looe area. Our aim is to contact and encourage others to join us in our life-enhancing Christian journey. Read more.
Pelynt Stores & O’Keefe’s Butchers – Summer Lane, Pelynt, Looe PL13 2LG
Traditional family butchers and grocery serving the best sausages ever, along with locally sourced meat from Cornwall and the southwest. Sausages and burgers are made in store. The butchery is based at the back of the Premier Stores offering everything from milk to alcohol. Find out more.
Spar & Post Office – Jubilee Hill Pelynt Looe PL13 2JZ
Established in 1929 the Boxalls family run store is now in the hands of Paul and Sophie Boxall. Selling food for everyday use alongside local produce, off-licence and post office. Find out more.
Pelynt Social Club – Pelynt, Looe PL13 2LG
The Old School Pelynt is a members’ social club and welcome new members and guests of members. We offer a range of activities within our newly refurbished clubhouse; this is situated in Pelynt’s Grade 2 listed Old School House. Many visitors are pleasantly surprised when they come to the club and see that it is not at all a ‘typical’ social club. Find out more.
The Old School Eatery – Pelynt, Looe PL13 2LG
Situated at the back of the Old School Social Club the is a kiosk serving hand crafted burgers and a range of freshly prepared take away meals, using locally sourced Cornish produce. See the website for full menu including kids’ meals and vegetarian options. See more.
The Hive – Summer Lane, Pelynt, PL13 2LG
The Hive is an independent craft and gift shop, stocking quality wool yarns, locally made gifts, and plants. Read more.
The Jubilee Inn – Jubilee Hill, Pelynt, Looe PL13 2JZ
The Jubilee Inn is a family run pub in the historical village of Pelynt. The pub offers classic pub food, Sunday roasts and is dog friendly. Find out more.
Pelynt Boarding Kennels – Higher Tregarrick Mill Farm, Pelynt, PL13 2LT
Offers day care in their purpose built complex with heated kennels and a large range of outdoor play paddocks. Perfect if you would like a dog free day exploring. Opening ours are 8am to 6pm. Find out more.