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Cornish Christmas Markets Things to do

Cornish Christmas Markets

Get into the festive spirit and tick off your shopping list in atmospheric style by visiting any of the plethora of Christmas markets across Cornwall, where a world of yuletide splendour awaits.

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Bonfire Night events in Cornwall Events

Bonfire Night events in Cornwall

Remember remember the 5th of November… Being on holiday during the first week of November doesn’t mean missing out on Guy Fawkes fun, as there are dozens of bonfire events and fantastic fireworks displays taking place all over Cornwall. From

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New Year's Eve in Cornwall Events

New Year's Eve in Cornwall

Ring in the New Year in inimitable style with Cornwall’s top schedule of celebrations set to take you into 2018 with memorable aplomb. Whether you prefer a pub-crawl, fancy dress party, fireworks on the beach or a spot of fine dining and dancing – you’ll find something and somewhere to suit your celebratory mood.

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Pirates on the Prom, Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th August Things to do

Pirates on the Prom, Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th August

Six years ago, the Penzance seafront was awash with a motley crew hell bent on World Record domination. 8,734 ordinary folk (and several dogs) donned stripy shirts, eye-patches and brandished cutlasses, to make both Guinness history and a treasure trove of money for charity. It was like walking onto a film set. Some looked so convincing you’d have sworn they’d stepped straight off the Black Pearl.

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Golowan 2017 Events

Golowan 2017

Celebrating midsummer and the Feast of St John, Golowan is set to take over the town for ten days in June, from Friday 16th until Sunday 25th, and is just one of the many reasons Penzance has so much to offer visitors and Penwithians alike.

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Kernewek Festival and Heartland’s St Piran’s Day Events

Kernewek Festival and Heartland’s St Piran’s Day

Part of the attraction of holidaying abroad can be experiencing a very different language and culture. The same goes if your destination is Cornwall. Considered an integral part of Cornish identity, culture and heritage, Kernewek was the native tongue spoken

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South West Coast Path Places to visit

South West Coast Path

Wherever you happen to be staying in Cornwall, you’ll never be more than sixteen miles from the sea. Let’s face it, that’s probably why you’re here, as our beaches are some of the best you’ll find anywhere. It also means

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Where to stay in Cornwall Places to visit

Where to stay in Cornwall

…Because, quite frankly, the choice is seemingly endless. Surfing holiday or country escape? Culture vulture, foodie or festival lover? Seeking somewhere deliciously away-from-it-all to unwind or a hub of activity in order to immerse yourself into the thick of the

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Christmas Day swims Events

Christmas Day swims

Would you rather: a) eat your own bodyweight in chocolate and mince pies, surrounded by wrapping paper debris; b) flop about in front of a fire watching inane TV; or c) plunge into the sea without a wetsuit with lots

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Eureka Escape Cornwall Things to do

Eureka Escape Cornwall

The team at Aspects are always up for a bit of fun, so when the recently opened Eureka Escape asked if we would like to do some team building in their Real Life Escape Rooms in Penzance, we jumped at

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Dog Friendly St Ives Things to do

Dog Friendly St Ives

As a dog-lover, I especially enjoy treating my hound to a little holiday – and as one of Cornwall’s most dog-loving, visitor-centric seaside towns, St Ives is the perfect place to take the pooch. From beaches to the rural interior,

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The Man Engine, steaming across Cornwall July 25th – August 6th  Things to do

The Man Engine, steaming across Cornwall July 25th – August 6th 

What’s 4.5 metres high, weighs nearly 40 tonnes, and will be travelling 130 miles down the granite spine of Cornwall over the coming fortnight? Only the biggest, maddest, mechanical puppet ever to have been built in Britain, that’s what. The

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