Latest News and Events
As you can imagine, there is lots going on throughout Cornwall - on the land, on the water and in the air! We have chosen just a selection of activities which may be of interest or add an exciting twist to your holiday during your stay in Cornwall. For more details of the events listed, click the event link, or to find out what else is happening when you are in Cornwall on holiday, go to www.falriver.co.uk and www.visitcornwall.com/whats-on
Cornwall - A Year Round Destination
A holiday in Cornwall is a treat at any time of year and where better than the surrounds of the River Fal - Restronguet, Mylor, Flushing, Falmouth and St Just in Roseland. Booking a waterside, village or country cottage is the first step to a great Cornish holiday.
Cornish Dog Friendly Places in the Summer
Dogs are wonderful animals and we love seeing them enjoying themselves in Cornwall, however in the summertime it can be difficult deciding on where to go with the Seasonal Beach Bans in place and also many of the private gardens will only allow dogs on leads. So here are a few of favourite places to take our four legged friends in the summer…
A Guide to Falmouth
An idyllic seaside town with a bustling atmosphere, the Falmouth area is an ideal location for any type of holiday and is extremely accommodating for all desires. A perfect vacation escape from the busyness of everyday life and truly rest and relax that you deserve.
Our Favourite Cornish Beaches
Cornwall's beaches display how much of a paradise this corner of England is all year round. There are over 300 beaches in Cornwall, and they range from tiny secluded coves to sandy stretch of beach that can go on for miles, something for everyone no matter what kind of holiday you are after.
Unusual Rainy Day Activities in Cornwall
On a rainy day, it is tricky to know what to do wherever you are, but while on holiday it is particularly tricky not knowing where to avoid and where are the secret spots that will still offer a great experience on a wet day.
Rainy Day Top 5 in Cornwall
Although Cornwall’s beautiful coastal walks and local fish often resemble a small Mediterranean town, we can’t deny that our mini-Med sometimes has an overcast day or two (it is England after all, it’s part of the charm!).
Visit the Eden Project
The Eden Project is more than just the biomes - events throughout the year for the whole family, including special holiday activities and themes.
Falmouth Spring Festival 2020
Falmouth Spring Festival takes place from 19th March - 29th March 2020 - a festival to celebrate Falmouth's beautiful open and green spaces. With guided walks and talks, garden spring clean events, Gardeners' Question Time and a Spring Fair.
Porthleven Food Festival 2020
Porthleven is a well established annual food festival from 24th-26th April. Set around the delightful harbour port that hosts national and international chefs in a wonderful theatre, there is also an array of street food, food stalls, music and entertainment for all.
Roseland Festival 2020 - 25th April - 9th May
Folk, jazz and choirs, history and art, films and photography, walks and talks – these are the many things which take place at the Roseland Festival.
Padstow 'Obby 'Oss Day · 1 May 2020
The Padstow 'Obby 'Oss is the renowned May Day celebration that has taken place in the Cornish fishing port for centuries. Many people enjoy the sight of the Red Oss and the Blue Oss dancing through the streets. In 2020 this spectacular event will take place on Friday 1st May.
Helston Flora Day - 8 May 2020
Flora Day is a long-celebrated tradition in Helston - the first beat of the floral dance strikes at 7 am in the morning and the first dance begins. This is a colourful and enthusiastic day to be enjoyed by all.
Open Studios 2020
Open Studios is the biggest celebration of local artists in Cornwall, from Saturday 23rd May to Sunday 31st May, lots of artists throughout the county throw open the doors wide, to let us curious ones see their studios.
Fal River Festival 2020 - 22nd -31st May
Save the dates for May 2021 to enjoy the Fal River Festival - a 10-day celebration which puts on over 150 events varying from music & drama, the arts & heritage and even gig racing, swimming, walking and many more - an event for the whole family.
Point & Penpol Regatta - 6 June 2020
The Point & Penpoll Regatta has a long history in Restronguet Creek and it's a fun event for the whole family.
Falmouth Week 2020
Falmouth Regatta Week will return in August 2020 from Friday 7th to Sunday 16th August - a fun and exciting event to be enjoyed by the whole family! Don't forget to book your accommodation with Creekside Cottages.
Falmouth Classics Regatta 2020
The 33rd Classic Boat Rally comes to Falmouth. This three day is one to not be missed, bringing together these beautiful vessels in to Falmouth, while The Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival is taking place.
Falmouth Sea Shanty 2020, 12-14th June
A great annual event in Falmouth when the town comes alive with over 60 shanty singing groups - a fun atmosphere and event for all the family.
Royal Cornwall Show 2020
Three fun filled days of County Show at the Royal Cornwall Showground at Wadebridge, including dog shows, cattle, sheep and goat judging, horse jumping and exciting displays in the main ring.
Reason to Visit Cornwall in Autumn
Cornwall is one of those places which is astonishing through all the seasons. When the autumn arrives on us, everything seems to slow down again to the peaceful way of life which we are so use to down here in our special corner of England.