Cornwall Tourism Awards

We shine the spotlight on the stars of Cornwall's tourism industry as the winners of the Cornwall Tourism Awards are announced.

Win a luxury holiday to Cornwall

We always have a competition running giving you the chance to be entered into a draw to win fantastic holidays and short breaks in Cornwall.

Win holidays in Cornwall

Win an all-inclusive Christmas break at The Falmouth Hotel

Win a Christmas break at The Falmouth Hotel in a sea-view room with plenty of festive food and drink included

Win a 7 night VIP dog friendly holiday

Win a dog friendly holiday at one of Parkdean's campsites in Cornwall. The prize also includes family tickets to many dog friendly attractions

Win a luxury Christmas at Tregenna Castle Resort

Win a 3 night stay at Tregenna Castle Resort in St Ives this Christmas The prize is for a lucky family of 4 and includes Christmas meals and facilities.

Win a romantic Christmas break to Cornwall

Enjoy a 7 night stay at Cockle Cottage for two people at the multi award winning Roundhouse Barn Holidays.

Win a luxury Christmas to south Cornwall

Win a seven night stay in a Cornish cottage, just 3 miles from the bustling town of Falmouth

What's on

Truro Primestock Show, Agricultural Show, Truro, Cornwall

Truro Primestock Show 03/12/14

The annual Christmas Primestock Show is a favourite with farmers and townspeople alike. The Marquee on Lemon Quay will be filled with the sight of cattle and sheep as the best Cornish livestock is judged.

Miracle Theatre presents: Dr Livingstone I Presume 04/12/14 – 12/02/15

This winter Miracle deftly combines its own inimitable style with the wonder of Victorian Music Hall to tell the story of one man’s obsession to discover the source of the Nile and transform an entire continent singlehanded. Extensive dates for Cornwall.

Fowey Christmas Market, Cornwall

Fowey Christmas Market 05/12/14 – 07/12/14

The beautiful seaside town of Fowey hosts a weekend of festive entertainment, food and drink along with plenty of opportunities to pick up some great Christmas gifts.

Liskeard Christmas Lights Festivities, Cornwall

Liskeard Lights Up 06/12/14

Liskeard Lights Up 2014 will be an all day event, as darkness falls the town will gather for The Lights Before Christmas lantern parade and carols.

Nadelik - A Cornish Christmas 06/12/14 – 07/12/14

Celebrate Christmas the Cornish way with fireside tales, music and dancing plus find your perfect present from the range of craft and gift stalls. Enjoy mulled wine and mince pies and meet Father Christmas in the castle keep.

Truro Victorian Christmas Fair

Truro Victorian Christmas Market 09/12/14 – 14/12/14

With over eighty exhibitors in some wonderful Victorian costumes, an animal pen with rare breeds, an in-house café and seating area and an eclectic mix of food, drink, arts, crafts and high quality gifts all housed in a heated marquee

Mousehole Christmas Lights, West Cornwall

Mousehole Christmas Lights 13/12/14 – 03/01/15

The Christmas lights in Mousehole draw many thousands of visitors each year. Truly a stunning sight, with floating displays of lights in the harbour + around streets filled with the aroma of mulled wine and festive food.

Mount Edgcumbe Christmas Fayre 13/12/14 – 14/12/14

Marquee’s are erected in the Earl’s Garden and linked to the House, with areas themed for crafts traders and food, with a cookery demonstration tent.  Santa’s Grotto and children’s play zone + award winning juggler/jester will entertain visitors.

Montol Festival, Penzance, Cornwall

Montol Festival 21/12/14

2014 dates subject to confirmation The Montol festival is a six day arts and community festival celebrating the midwinter solstice and Cornish traditions of the past, culminating in the main event, Montol Eve on December 21, when beacons are lit throughout the

St Ives Hurling the Silver Ball, Cornwall

St Ives Feast & Hurling the Silver Ball 09/02/15

Celebrates the anniversary of the consecration of the Parish Church of St Eia in 1434 AD and a rare chance to watch the game of Hurling the Silver Ball, a centuries old form of rugby.

East Cornwall Hunt Point to Point Meeting, Liskeard, Cornwall

East Cornwall Hunt Point to Point Meeting 22/02/15

Dates for 2015 - 22 February and 29 March

Experience the thrill of jump racing at this horse racing event near Liskeard. It offers the opportunity to have a great family day out.

World Pasty Championships, Eden, St Austell, Cornwall

World Pasty Championships at Eden 28/02/15

As the Eden Project is based in Cornwall, our World Pasty Championships will celebrate the traditional Cornish pasty recipe, as well as some more unusual varieties.

Falmouth Spring Festival, Cornwall

Falmouth Spring Festival 12/03/15 – 29/03/15

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.

Spring Farmers Market | Fifteen | Cornwall

Fifteen Cornwall's Spring Farmers Market 14/03/15

2015 dates are subject to confirmation. Join our local suppliers and growers celebrate the start of the growing year showcasing everything from fresh fish to local meat, from store cupboard chutneys to artisan cheese and bread, it is all here!

Oyster Gathering & Seafood Harvest, image by MikeThomas

Oyster Gathering & Seafood Harvest 27/03/15 – 29/03/15

2015 dates are subject to confirmation. A small local oyster festival. Join the local oyster men on their last weekend of the season and sample fresh seafood cooked by local and internationally recognised chefs.

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