The farmers' markets in Falmouth and Truro have been named as two of the best in UK by a national newspaper.

The I paper, formerly The Independent, ran a feature online at the weekend listing the best farmers' markets in the country.

There were five entries under the south west and two of those were from Cornwall, the others being Bristol Producers and Farmers Market; Tavistock Farmers’ Market, Devon and Taunton Farmers’ Market, Somerset

Celebrating the news, Truro Farmers' Market, which is based on on Lemon Quay, posted on their Facebook page: "What a great way to start the week! Both our Truro and Falmouth markets have been named amongst the best in the UK by The i Paper.

The market has been described as having: "White and green striped stalls is the place to soak up the smells of freshly baked bread, rows of blue duck eggs, preserves in every colour and baked goods."

The market is held every Wednesday and Saturday from 9am to 3.30pm. More information at

Praising Falmouth Farmers’ Market the i feature says: "This market at The Moor, backed by the seafront, is famous for its seafood, oysters and local produce – including meat, fish, cheese, honey, bread, cakes and craft."

The market is held every Tuesday, from 9am to 2pm,