Top 5 Places to Buy Second-Hand Furniture in Cornwall

Thrifting, saving, and charity-shopping are just a few of the terms used to describe the process of buying second-hand items. Luckily there are plenty of places to buy second hand furniture in Cornwall.

With a yearly barrage of tourists – as well as the Cornish residents – local shops which sell second-hand furniture in Cornwall are provided with a stream of customers; desperate to get their hands on the plentiful, fashionable, and environmentally-friendly bargains.

As we all know, second-hand buying equals a happier and healthier environment for all!

With that being said, it only seemed right to inform everyone on just a few of these amazing shops in Cornwall where you can buy lots of good quality furniture.

Second Hand Furniture in Cornwall Top 5

Simply Chic

Located in Liskeard, Simply Chic promises to offer not only a vast amount of second-hand furniture but also excellent customer service.

Moreover, there is a whole host of up-cycled furniture to choose from, so you can be the chic collector everyone longs to become! They also offer gifts, wax melts and cushions.

As well as selling second-hand furniture, Simply Chic offers its customers a delivery, as well as a click and collect service.

You don't even need to worry about leaving the comfort of your own home!

Find Simply Chic

24 Baytree Hill,


PL14 4BG


simply chick second hand furniture cornwall

Eden Reclamation

As a thoroughly ‘well-established’ architectural antiques company, Eden Reclamation sells some of the most ‘rare and unusual’ second-hand furniture in Cornwall.

Sitting just on the periphery of St Austell, this store sells a multitude of furniture items, such as fireplaces, sinks, doors and literally so much more – this is especially with thanks to their large open yard!

Find Eden Reclamation

Carluddon Garage

St Austell

PL26 8TX


eden reclamation old furniture

Penryn Retro

If you are looking to donate to charity whilst shopping for second-hand furniture in Cornwall, then look no further than Penryn Retro, part of the Cornwall Hospice Care chain.

Selling a variety of retro haberdashery and up-cycled furniture, all the profits made by the helpful volunteers go straight to Cornwall Hospice Care themselves.

So, you can feel safe in the knowledge that you will be assisting and giving back to the Cornish community as you shop.

Find Penryn Retro

Unit 1

Commercial Road


TR10 8AF


 Penryn Retro storefront

Goodwood Emporium

This cleverly named second-hand furniture store in Cornwall truly lives up to its name. At this ‘emporium’ you will be able to find not only just the ordinary, basic, country furniture, but also a whole host of ‘quirky curios.’

Who needs Mr Magorium when you have Goodwood?

Find Goodwood Emporium

The Old Ebenezer Chapel,

12 Tavistock Road


Pl17 7BG


Goodwood Emporium Cabinet

Domestic Resales

Domestic Resales stands as the self-proclaimed largest second-hand furniture shop in Cornwall. Located at The Old College in Camborne, this store offers one of the most diverse and expansive collections on this entire list (and potentially the south west).

With its rich and wonderful mining history, dating back an astonishing two hundred years, Domestic Resales has a collection of some of the most outstanding household furniture.

In fact, whether you are looking for a more modern style, or a vintage look for your home, the owner, Rosemary Johnson, promises to offer products to suit all tastes and styles – including collectible items.

As they so innovatively put it, Domestic Resales allows you to ‘Style your home, your way, and at your price!’

Find Domestic Resales

The Old College

Dolcoath Road


TR14 8RR


Domestic Resales

It is safe to say we have a wide array of second-hand furniture in Cornwall. Whether you live in or visit North Cornwall, South Cornwall, or somewhere in the middle, you are bound to find a second hand-furniture store that fits your every need.

Second-hand furniture shopping is an innovative way to remain on trend and keep your house fresh and exciting. Moreover, it remains one of the most eco-friendly ways to do so.

So, next time you find yourself wanting that up-cycled living room chair or that vintage-style dining room table, look no further than the brilliant second-hand furniture stores of Cornwall!


AUTHOR: Chloe Anthoney

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