Will you be in Cornwall for this bank holiday? Do you need to entertain your family? There is plenty to suit all ages for a bank holiday in Cornwall.
Here are a few picks from the award winning team at Gwel an Mor luxury lodge resort.
Currently showing at this picture postcard venue overlooking the breathtaking beach at Porthcurno is The Mousehole Cat. The Minack Theatre is a real ‘bucket list’ experience, even more so when the production is a local story! Find out more here.
Lost Gardens of Heligan
The award winning Lost Gardens of Heligan are enchanting year round, but they also run some amazing events for the whole family. This bank holiday they are working in partnership with the Sensory Trust to put on a sensory trail for the family. It will give you the opportunity to be a Black Bee trying to find his way home. Find out about the events here.
Bolster Festival St Agnes
Live the legend of Giant Bolster in St Agnes on 30th April. The villagers flock to Chapel Porth beach to watch the story unfold as Bolster is defeated by a local fair maiden. The lantern procession and festival continue into the evening so you can soak up the atmosphere into the night. Learn about the festival here.
Driftwood Spars Sausage and Ale Festival
Also in St Agnes, close the beautiful Trevaunance Cove is The Driftwood Spars. The pub has a long standing reputation for fine food and ale, even brewing its own ale in a microbrewery onsite. From Friday 29th April – Monday 2nd May they will celebrate both ale and sausages, with food and drink available throughout the day and fantastic music in the evening. Find out more here.
Celebrate the local legend and engineering legend that was Richard Trevithick. There’ll be entertainment through the day on Saturday 30th April culminating in the steam engines ‘going up Camborne hill’. A great day out with a nod to our Cornish engineering and mining heritage. Learn about the day here.
Looe Festival of the Sea
On Sunday 1st May you can enjoy a fun-filled programme of activities in East Cornwall in the pretty fishing village of Looe. Scheduled events include air and sea rescue helicopter display, fishing trips, crabbing competition and show and tell, cooking demos about the wealth of environmentally friendly seafood available in Cornwall and much more. Find out about the day here.
Padstow Obby Oss
The biggest day of the year in Padstow. The Obby Oss on Sunday 1st May will be a truly Cornish experience. Thousands descend on the historic fishing village to watch the two ‘osses’ dance and swirl, taunted by ‘Teazer’ and followed by a full procession. You’ll need to arrive early as this is a busy event! Find out more here.