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Throughout the Year plenty to see and do



St. Piran's Day 5th March. Nearest Sunday walk across to the Oratory from Perranporth

Cornwall Spring Break

Spring comes early to Cornwall. By Mid March the daffodils in the fields will be about to bloom. By mid May the cliffs tops in the far west of the County will be a blaze of bluebell. Over the next few weeks the burst of colour will spread west

Cornwall Theatre of Flowers. Spring Flower Show. Exhibits, and displays bringing a promise of what is to come in the County


Trevithick Day Camborne held on the last Saturday in April . A celebration both of Steam and of Richard Trevithick


Padstow Obby Oss Ist May
One of the Oldest surviving May Day Customs in the Country

Helston Floral Dance
The Floral Dance always takes place on the 8th of May, except when that falls on a Sunday or Monday, when the Dance is held on the previous Saturday

Daphne du Maurier Festival In and around Fowey. An Annual Festival of Literature and the Arts. Early May

Three Spires International Arts Festival, in and around Truro in late May and early June.


Royal Cornwall Show Wadebridge Early June

Golowan , Penzance Mid to late June

Mevagissey Feast Week Late June

Cornwall Holiday in Summer


Launceston Agricultural Show Always held on a Thursday in Late July


Falmouth Regatta Week. 1st or 2nd Week of August

Fowey Royal Regatta. Mid August

West of England Steam Engine Rally St Agnes Mid August

Looe Regatta Saturday of the Bank Holiday Weekend

St Ives Regatta Saturday of the Bank Holiday Weekend

Newlyn Fish Festival Bank Holiday Monday

Bude Jazz Festival Bank Holiday Week


Autumn in Cornwall is a time of reflection. A time of early morning mists. By late August the first golds of the Season will appear. Heather will be a mass of purple on the cliffs and Moors. By late September the Autumn colours will be at their peak, lingering through October and into November.


Men's County Gig Championships, Newquay

St Ives September Festival From mid to late September


Callington Honey Fair Early October


Winter in Cornwall A time for log fires, bracing walks along beaches. Christmas a time for the family and a chance to wind down, to reflect, and hope for all the coming New Year brings forth.


Cornwall Film Festival (Thurs 16th Sat 19th November 2005)


Mousehole Xmas Illuminations The villagers of Mousehole, like Padstow, and Newlyn put on a spectacular display of Christmas Lights


New Year Eve Thousands flock to St Ives and Newquay to see in the New Year. Fancy dress is required if you don't wish to feel out of place. Watch the fireworks over the Harbour. Many other towns and villages in Cornwall also see in the New Year in their own particular way.

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