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.
Dog Friendly Places in Cornwall in the Summer
Dogs are wonderful animals, 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…
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.
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!).
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.
Visit the Eden Project 2019
The Eden Project is more than just the biomes - events throughout the year for the whole family, including special holiday activities and themes.
Enjoy Your Holiday in Cornwall
Whether you are in Cornwall for a family holiday, a long weekend or a short break, there's lots to enjoy both on and off the water and throughout the year.
Cornwall Film Festival 15th, 16th & 17th November 2019
The Cornwall Film Festival in November provides an environment for film enthusiasts and film makers to showcase their work. The festival includes workshops and educational events. Based at The Poly in Falmouth.
Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair 2019 – 27th November - 1st December
This year's Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair will take place on the piazza in Truro between Wednesday 27th November and Sunday 1st December 2019 - a great opportunity for to start your Christmas shopping and buy the perfect Cornish gift!
Winter Gift Fayre 2019 – 11th - 19th December
Running from Wednesday 11th until Thursday 19th December, the Winter Gift Fayre on Lemon Quay builds on the traditional Victorian Christmas Market with local produce, crafts and festive cheer.
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 - 17th - 19th April
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 7am 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 2020 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.
Royal Cornwall Show - 4-6 June 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.
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.