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 a Poldark inspired holiday to Cornwall

To celebrate the BBC One Poldark series, we're offering one lucky couple the chance to enjoy a luxury Poldark inspired holiday to Cornwall.

Win a luxury holiday to Cornwall with Marsdens Cornish Cottages

This is your chance to win £1,000 towards a Cornish holiday with Marsdens Cornish Cottages to use in 2015 in a property of your choice

Win a luxury coastal break in Watergate Bay

Enjoy coastal chic in a stunning eco-house overlooking the beach in Watergate Bay, north Cornwall for 4 people.

Win a family holiday to St Ives

This fantastic prize consists of a luxury 7 night stay in St Ives Bay worth over £1,000

What's on

ThunderCat Racing, Watergate Bay, Cornwal, image c Caragh O'Donnell

ThunderCat Racing National Championships 09/05/15 – 10/05/15

The series of National ThunderCat Powerboat Racing returns to Watergate Bay when the fastest surf powerboat catamarans will race across the shoreline in circuit races, fighting the incoming surf.

What's on in Cornwall, Fowey Festival of Words & Music, Cornwall

Fowey Festival of Words & Music 09/05/15 – 16/05/15

Exciting programme includes talks, interviews, creative and practical workshops, exhibitions, presentations, theatre, musical concerts, an Art trail, guided walks and river cruises to enjoy, inform, challenge and inspire the imagination.


St Ives Literature Festival, Cornwall

St Ives Literature Festival 09/05/15 – 16/05/15

Eight days of literature in St. Ives featuring book launches, poetry and prose readings, live music, comedy acts, and creative writing workshops.

Port Eliot Dog Festival, St Germans, Saltash, Cornwall

Port Eliot Dog Festival 09/05/15

Port Eliot Dog Festival and Whippet Tea Party. For humans there will be an array of stalls, cream teas and other refreshments, a treasure hunt and other activities for kids.

Eden Classic cycle ride, Eden Project, St Austell, Cornwall

Eden Classic Cycle Ride 10/05/15

The Eden Classic is a spectacular new mass-participation cycling event, set to become one of the top cycling events of the year, offering riders the unique chance to pedal the length of Eden past the world-famous Rainforest and Mediterranean Biomes.

St Ives Food and Drink Festival

St Ives Food & Drink Festival 16/05/15 – 17/05/15

A celebration and gathering of some of the finest food & drink producers and chefs in Cornwall which will take place in St Ives on Porthminster Beach over the weekend of 16th + 17th May – believed to be the UK’s only beach food and drink festival.

LostFest, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, image by Keith Seume

Lostfest in Lostwithiel 17/05/15

This festival has now firmly established itself in the town's calendar with arts and craft stalls in venues all over the town along with live music and dance both indoors and out.

beach festival| Perranporth | North Cornwall| May Bank holiday

Tunes in the Dunes 22/05/15 – 24/05/15

The largest beach festival in Cornwall ready to host rock legends, Status Quo plus Scouting for Girls and Tom Odell.

Bude & Stratton Folk Festival, Bude, Cornwall

Bude & Stratton Folk Festival 22/05/15 – 25/05/15

The Folk Festival is a friendly mix of folk concerts, workshops and themed events held annually on the late May Bank Holiday weekend. It features dance displays, music and song all based in and around the North Cornwall coastal town of Bude.

Penryn Arts Festival| Art and Culture | South Cornwall

Penryn Arts Festival 22/05/15 – 25/05/15

Penryn Arts Festival is a community arts festival which annually presents an engaging programme of cultural events

Fal River Festival, Cornwall

Fal River Festival 22/05/15 – 31/05/15

Celebrating life on the River Fal this is a community festival encompassing over 150 events, including a fish festival, gig racing, swimming, wildlife walks and lots more.

Events in Cornwall, Open Studios Cornwall, Art & Culture

Open Studios Cornwall 23/05/15 – 31/05/15

Artists and craftspeople all over Cornwall throw open the doors to their studios for a week at the beginning of the summer. 

St Agnes Victorian Street Fayre, Cornwall

St Agnes Victorian Street Fayre 25/05/15

This good old fashioned event has a tombola, bric-a-brac stalls, and lots of local produce and crafts. Entertainment comes from St Agnes Silver Band, local bands and choirs.

Marazion Triathlon, Penzance. Cornwall

Marazion Triathlon 30/05/15

The Marazion Triathlon is run by Tempus Leisure who is a partner in the Jubilee Pool Coastal Communities Fund Project. In 2015 the event will support the Friends of Jubilee Pool, in Penzance, by helping to raise funds.

Red Ensign AZAB

Red Ensign AZAB 2015 04/06/15 – 06/06/15

Over 70 yachts set off from Falmouth to race to the Azores in the largest ocean-going race to leave Britain in 2015. Designated the Red Ensign AZAB, the race was establsihed in 1975 by the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club.

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If you hear a bluebell ring...

April and May are an amazing time to see carpets of bluebells in Cornwall. Watch the film and then come and see them for real.

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