in Cornwall – ten great ideas for a fantastic festive season
Cornwall is such a special place to spend time during the
Christmas season, with an amazing selection of events and activities. So here
are our top ten suggestions for this year to help get you in the festive
Come and meet Santa, sit in his sleigh, see and stroke a
real reindeer and take part in some fun Christmas crafts.
Get your skates on and enjoy all the excitement of this
winter wonderland, set against the amazing backdrop of the Eden biomes.
Experience the famous Christmas lights at this classic
Cornish fishing village, with floating displays and the whole harbour adorned
with beautiful illuminations.
One of Cornwall’s most well-known Christmas events with festive
gifts, arts and crafts, and locally produced food and drink.
Go on a dream journey through the Cornish countryside and
meet Santa and his elves on board the train!
The spectacular setting of
Pendennis Castle hosts a classic Cornish Christmas, with fireside tales,
traditional dancing, mulled wine, mince pies, carol singing, and crafts in the
A sparkling evening of Victorian dress, marching bands,
lantern parades, choirs, stalls and wonderful festive food and drink.
The elves take up residence at Trebah, building a
fantastical factory making gifts for Christmas.
The festival that has everything, including harbour lights,
cookery demonstrations, a Christmas market, a Santa fun run and spectacular
This is a time of year when the Cornish coast is at its most
peaceful, with beautiful tranquil beaches such as our very own Portreath Beach.
Look out for inquisitive seals – and even dolphins!
And of course, what could be better than enjoying a
delicious meal at a Cornish country pub, while relaxing in front of a roaring
Whatever you choose, you’ll never forget your first
Christmas in Cornwall!