Lostwithiel Giants

There are many myths and legends surrounding the mysterious Giants of Lostwithiel. It is said that they can be woken on New Years Eve with the sound of bagpipes..

In 1990 a group of local musicians and craftspeople began making giants to celebrate the coming of the New Year. The New Years Giant Procession is now in it’s 26th year and has become a significant part of Lostwithiel’s identity and cultural heritage.