Top events this Winter in Cornwall

The months from September to December in Cornwall are arguable some of the best. Crisp clear mornings, stormy seas and evenings relaxing by an open fire. Cornwall’s event calendar also continues to be a huge draw for fans of this wonderful county, we have put together a roundup of our top picks….

For the music fans; Looe Music Festival from 29th September – 1st October 2017

Over three days every September this beautiful harbour town transforms into a pop up festival full of live music, great atmosphere and plenty of fun. The whole town is the venue, with music and merriment to be enjoyed in every establishment and corner of the town. Turn up and wonder the streets, soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the many bars and stages scattered all across Looe. For details on this year’s festival visit https://www.looemusic.co.uk/

For the food fans; Falmouth Oyster Festival from 12th – 15th October 2017

“The annual festivities celebrate the start of the oyster dredging season, the native Fal Oyster and the diversity of Cornish seafood, with four days of feasting, cooking demos, live music, food and craft stalls.” This is a great weekend combining many of Cornwall’s best loved elements, and a real treat for visitors and locals of any age. For more information visit http://falmouthoysterfestival.co.uk/

For the explorers; Fal River Autumn Festival from 19th – 29th October 2017

There is no time quiet like Autumn for brisk walks along coastal paths, and through dense woodlands to really appreciate the incredible scenery here in Cornwall. Our friends at Fal River organise a 10 day festival each October with a variety of events thought-out. Guided walks and foodie feasts all based in the stunning surroundings of the Fal river. For this year’s line-up visit https://www.falriver.co.uk/whats-on/fal-river-autumn-festival

For the families; Mousehole Christmas Lights from 16th December 2017 – 6thJanuary 2018

Now in its 54th year, the annual Mousehole Christmas lights are as much a tradition as the turkey! Every December the picturesque town of Mousehole comes together to construct a magical light display, enjoyed by thousands of friends and families each festive season. The Mousehole lights are put together entirely by unpaid volunteers and work begins in September to ensure everything is ready for the 16th December switch on. For further details and to donate visit http://www.mouseholelights.org.uk/

For the mini break enthusiasts; New Year at The Rosevine from 30th December 2017 – 1st January 2018

If you are looking to end 2017 and start 2018 in a quiet corner of Cornwall, relaxing, reminiscing and recharging then look no further. The Rosevine is open for the festive season, and looking forward to welcoming families and friends to round off another amazing year on the Cornish coast. Think beach walks followed by mulled cider, leisurely dinners and too much wine! The two night package commencing the 30th or 31st December, includes bed and breakfast and a 5 course dinner on the 31st, price based on two adults from £506.00. For more information visit https://www.rosevine.co.uk/packages/