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What's On at Cornwall's Top Attractions

Our attractions hold exciting events and festivals throughout the year, giving you even more things to do in Cornwall. Our calendar is packed with fun for all the family - from music festivals to winter wonderland experiences, spring garden walks, summer activities and much, much more.

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1stMar
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1stJan
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Titanic Stories Exhibition

Our major exhibition TITANIC STORIES examines the stories of the Titanic’s momentous sinking on 15 April 1912, re-appraising...

1stJun
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31stOct
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Wildlife Hero's Quiz at Paradise Park

Wildlife, nature and the environment are at the heart of our brand new Wildlife Hero Quiz. Pick up your quiz booklet when you...

8thJun
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27thOct
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Water and Colour in Cotehele Gallery


The summer exhibition features beautiful watercolour paintings, mirrors, ceramics glass and more.

14thJul
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27thOct
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Scarecrows in the walled kitchen garden

Every year the walled kitchen garden plays host to a display of quirky scarecrows made by local school children and artist John...

18thSep
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2ndApr
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Eden project - Activities for grandparents and under-fives

Do you regularly look after your grandchildren as part of childcare arrangements? And are you looking for inspiring places and...

3rdOct
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1stSep
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James Dodds Wood to Water

This exhibition of paintings of traditional boats of Falmouth showcases the work of artist James Dodds. It includes several new...

11thOct
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30thOct
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Rena Gardiner: Art and inspiration at Cotehele


Discover the work of print-artist Rena Gardiner within the landscape which inspired it.

To mark the...

12thOct
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23rdFeb
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Ice Skating

Our glittering ice rink – the only indoor rink in Cornwall – will be open from Saturday 12 October 2019 to Sunday 23...

12thOct
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31stOct
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Healeys Pumpkin Patch

Celebrate harvest with a day out at Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm. Venture into the apple orchards with a trip on a vintage tractor...

19thOct
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20thOct
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Autumn market at Cotehele


You'll find great local food and crafts at our autumn market, with stalls selling everything from tasty Cornish pasties...

19thOct
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31stOct
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Halloweek @ Camel Creek

Prepare yourself for Cornwall’s very own Halloweek at Camel Creek as we open brand new Halloween attractions for our biggest...

19thOct
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26thOct
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Haunting Halloween Week at Cotehele Mill


Are you brave enough for all the spooky things going on at the mill this Halloween?

The mill buildings...

19thOct
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3rdNov
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Halloweden

Are you brave enough to venture into the deep dark woods this October half-term? Join us to explore our forbidden forest filled...

19thOct
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31stOct
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Halloween Horrors

Bring your little horrors to the zoo this half term for some spooktacular fun!

- Complete our bewitching bat hunt...

19thOct
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3rdNov
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Celebrating autumn at Glendurgan

Excluding 21 and 28 October

Take part in two weeks of autumn themed activities.

You can pose for a...

19thOct
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3rdNov
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October Half Term at the ‘Shriek-wreck Museum’

Spooky stories of sunken ships and haunted tunnels await visitors to the Shipwreck Museum in Charlestown this October Half Term...

19thOct
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27thOct
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Apple Week at Healeys

Come to the farm during October half term and let the apple adventuring begin. In celebration of the nations favourite fruit...

19thOct
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3rdNov
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Spooky Halloween Quiz at Paradise Park

Follow the pumpkin trail as you creep around the Park to win your spooky reward.

The following three events take...

19thOct
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1stNov
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Curses & Crossbones at Pirate's Quest October Half Term

Captain Calico Jack and his crew are preparing for ‘Curses and Crossbones’, taking place at Pirate’s Quest in Newquay,...

19thOct
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27thOct
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Silhouettes and Shadows

Join us for October Half Term, all activities are free as part of the admission fee.

The Girl and her Shadow –...

20thOct
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Trengwainton autumn fun day

A day to celebrate all things autumnal; with pumpkin carving (£3.00 per pumpkin), autumn themed games and activities and...

20thOct
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25thOct
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Storytelling - Myths and legends of St Michael's Mount

Celebrating our legendary Cornish giant, Cormoran our team of narrators bring to life the story of the giant and his fearless...

21stOct
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24thOct
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Trengwainton autumn half-term family fun

There will be autumn-themed games in the orchard plus apple bobbing with Trengwainton-grown apples (while stocks last). You can...

21stOct
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25thOct
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Halloween half-term fun on Cotehele Quay


Have some spooky, creative fun on Cotehele Quay.
On Monday and Tuesday we'll be Monster making (wild art); on...

21stOct
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Costume day

On Monday 21 October the Trerice Costume Group will be opening up their wardrobes packed to the brim with dresses, ruffs and...

23rdOct
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October Fireworks Spectacular!

There’s a host of fantastic family fun on offer at Flambards throughout the October Half Term holidays (Saturday, 19th –...

23rdOct
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Eden project - Wild Wednesdays school holiday kids’ club

Give your kids a wild adventure in our outdoor play club for 7-11-year-olds. Facilitated by our experienced Education Team and...

24thOct
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Trengwainton autumn half-term storytelling

Come along to the bell tent in the orchard and hear professional storyteller Mark Harandon spin stories of giant turnips, apples...

24thOct
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31stOct
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Halloween Fun at Lappa Valley

Join us for some family fun at Lappa Valley during half term as we celebrate Halloween with some spooky goings-on for the little...

25thOct
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Kid's Halloween Disco at Paradise Park

The popular Kid’s Halloween Disco returns from 3-6pm on Friday 25th October with fancy dress competition, spooky food and...

25thOct
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Scuba Show

Friday 25 October at 2.50pm join us at the Museum’s Tidal Zone for an underwater scuba show. Watch divers through the deep sea...

25thOct
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26thOct
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Ghost Tours at Pendennis Castle

Do you dare explore a castle after dark this Halloween? Join us on an eerie evening tour of Pendennis Castle with Theophilus...

26thOct
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Fright night in Cotehele House


Explore the house in the dark and experience the spooky side of Cotehele.
Wander around atmospheric Cotehele...

26thOct
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Little Monsters' Ball

Get your fancy dress on and join us for an evening of fang-tastic fun, including spine-tingling discos, tasty treats in our...

26thOct
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3rdNov
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Spooky Pendennis Castle with Creepy Critters

A feast of frightening fun awaits at Pendennis Castle this half term. Gather your little monsters for a ghoulishly good day-out,...

30thOct
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Halloween Wonderland

Join us on Halloween eve for a Wonderland production which will leave you feeling curiouser and curiouser!

31stOct
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Dead Men Do Tell Tales at the Shipwreck Museum

Brave souls have the chance to embark on a supernatural visit to the Shipwreck Museum, in Charlestown, this Halloween night...

31stOct
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Halloween late night opening

Experience Trerice as the night draws in and watch out for things that go bump in the night.
On one of the creepiest...

1stNov
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Archaeology walking tour

From 2.30pm learn more about the history of Trerice's archaeology with a specially scheduled walking tour of Trerice and...

2ndNov
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3rdNov
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Fireworks and Steam Extravaganza - End of Season Celebration

Join us for a winter weekend powered by steam! Lappa Valley will be celebrating the end of the season with fireworks and a steam...

9thNov
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10thNov
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Beeswax candle making

Whether it's a sweet smelling Christmas present or a decorative treat, make a beeswax candle at Trerice on the 9 and 10 November...

9thNov
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10thNov
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Tours with the conservation team

Join the conservation team as they give tours of the house during select weekends this winter. They'll be pointing out their...

16thNov
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17thNov
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Christmas Craft Fair

Come along and witness the first signs of christmas at one of the best christmas craft fairs in Cornwall! See the house dressed...

16thNov
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17thNov
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Tours with the conservation team

Join the conservation team as they give tours of the house during select weekends this winter. They'll be pointing out their...

16thNov
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17thNov
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Willow wreaths

From 11am-3pm build a willow frame with the volunteers at Trerice and add some simple, seasonal foliage freshly pruned from the...

23rdNov
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24thNov
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Tours with the conservation team

Join the conservation team as they give tours of the house during select weekends this winter. They'll be pointing out their...

23rdNov
through to
24thNov
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Willow wreaths

From 11am-3pm build a willow frame with the volunteers at Trerice and add some simple, seasonal foliage freshly pruned from the...

29thNov
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Christmas Tudor Banquet at Trerice

It's 1573 and Sir John Arundell has invited you to a Christmas feast in his brand new mansion. The night will be filled with a...

30thNov
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24thDec
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Meet Father Christmas and his elves

Selected dates in November & December

A magical and enchanting experience, brimming with sparkle and cheer.

30thNov
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1stDec
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Flambards’ Christmas Craft Fayre

Over 80 local craft makers will be lining the cobbles of Flambards’ famous Victorian Village for the Christmas Craft Fayre...

30thNov
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1stDec
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Tours with the conservation team

Join the conservation team as they give tours of the house during select weekends this winter. They'll be pointing out their...

30thNov
through to
1stDec
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Willow wreaths

From 11am-3pm build a willow frame with the volunteers at Trerice and add some simple, seasonal foliage freshly pruned from the...

30thNov
through to
1stDec
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Christmas choir performances

Wind down this winter with carolling performances at Trerice. Under a sky of golden stars hung in the rafters, enjoy a chorus of...

1stDec
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Trelissick Christmas craft fair

Pick up that perfect Christmas gift from the Trelissick craft fair, with a variety of gifts handmade by National Trust staff and...

6thDec
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31stOct
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Trelissick house festively decorated for Christmas

A warm welcome awaits through the wreathed front door of the house where the volunteers have decked the halls. Adorned with...

6thDec
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23rdDec
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An audience with Father Christmas

Join Father Christmas as he returns to Trelissick to entertain families with his festive tales in the stables. ...

6thDec
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31stDec
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Trelissick illuminated

It’s a truly magical Christmas this year at Trelissick, the illuminations from dusk onwards light the way through the garden...

7thDec
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8thDec
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Christmas choir performances

Wind down this winter with carolling performances at Trerice. Under a sky of golden stars hung in the rafters, enjoy a chorus of...

7thDec
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8thDec
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Father Christmas at Trerice

It wouldn’t be Christmas at Trerice without a visit from our old friend Father Christmas with his familiar white beard and,...

14thDec
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24thDec
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Christmas Cheer at Lappa Valley

Come and enjoy the wonder and magic of Lappa Valley at Christmas time. Take a nostalgic steam train ride on the Santa Specials...

14thDec
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Christmas Tudor Banquet at Trerice

It's 1573 and Sir John Arundell has invited you to a Christmas feast in his brand new mansion. The night will be filled with a...

14thDec
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15thDec
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Santa's Grotto

Join Newquay Zoo for a magnificent Christmas

- Meet Santa in his magical grotto and receive a special gift

14thDec
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15thDec
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Christmas choir performances

Wind down this winter with carolling performances at Trerice. Under a sky of golden stars hung in the rafters, enjoy a chorus of...

14thDec
through to
15thDec
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Father Christmas at Trerice

It wouldn’t be Christmas at Trerice without a visit from our old friend Father Christmas with his familiar white beard and,...

20thDec
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Christmas Tudor Banquet at Trerice

It's 1573 and Sir John Arundell has invited you to a Christmas feast in his brand new mansion. The night will be filled with a...

21stDec
through to
22ndDec
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Christmas choir performances

Wind down this winter with carolling performances at Trerice. Under a sky of golden stars hung in the rafters, enjoy a chorus of...

21stDec
through to
22ndDec
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Father Christmas at Trerice

It wouldn’t be Christmas at Trerice without a visit from our old friend Father Christmas with his familiar white beard and,...

27thDec
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31stDec
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Storytelling with the elves

Join us between Christmas and New Year as Father Christmas takes a well earned rest while two of his elves will be at Trelissick...

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