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. Prizes change regularly so keep coming back for more.

Win holidays in Cornwall

Win a 7 night family holiday with Hendra Holiday Park, Newquay

Enjoy a stay in Newquay for 2-8 family members to be taken anytime between Easter and October 2016. 

Win a contemporary beach holiday at Watergate Bay Hotel

This is your chance to win a two night stay at the Watergate Bay Hotel,  a free surf lesson with the Extreme Academy, a delicious three course lunch for two at Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Restaurant and a huge £,1000 worth of Finisterre clothing.

Win a Cornish cottage holiday worth £1,000

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

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Falmouth Oyster Festival, Cornwall

Falmouth Oyster Festival 08/10/15 – 11/10/15

Packed with cookery demonstrations by leading local chefs, oysters, seafood, wine and local ale, sea shanties, and marquees brimming with Cornish produce.

British Stand Up Paddle National Championships, Watergate Bay, Newquay, Cornwall, credit: Caragh O'Donnell

British Stand Up Paddle Surfing National Championships 10/10/15 – 11/10/15

October sees the two-day stand up paddle surfing tournamentat Watergate bay, Newquay, in which British champions will be crowned.

Falmouth Beer Festival 22/10/15 – 24/10/15

An excellent annual beer festival held Princess Pavilion Falmouth. Experience a broad range of 200 local and national ales, real lagers, real ciders and perries, at one of the largest and best beer festivals in the South West.  

St Austell Torchlight Carnival, Cornwall

St Austell Torchlight Carnival 14/11/15

Full day celebration in St Austell, marking the beginning of winter, in the china clay capital of Cornwall. Live bands, stalls, music and dance and the Torchlight Carnival parades through the town.



Truro City of Lights Parade, Cornwall

Truro City of Lights 18/11/15


The hugely anticipated Truro City of Lights Festival and Parade lights up the city in in spectacular fashion delighting the crowds who gather for this spectacular festive event.

Fifteen Cornwall Winter Fayre 28/11/15

A free to attend event, sponsored by Great Western Railway, ton Saturday 28 November from 9.30am to 3.30pm in the Extreme Academy car park at Watergate Bay, and will include chef demos, food producer stalls and children’s entertainment.

Truro Primestock Show, Agricultural Show, Truro, Cornwall

Truro Primestock Show 02/12/15

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.

Padstow Christmas Festival, Cornwall

Padstow Christmas Festival 03/12/15 – 06/12/15

Embrace the festive season with a trip to Padstow’s annual Christmas Festival and see this Cornish fishing village come alive with celebrity chefs, culinary delights and festive fun.  

Fowey Christmas Market, Cornwall

Fowey Christmas Market 04/12/15 – 06/12/15

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 05/12/15

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

Flambards Christmas Fair 05/12/15 – 06/12/15

Flambards will host its Christmas Craft Fair featuring local crafters and businesses all showcasing their wares. A family-friendly fair will have the all magic of Christmas in this unique location, plus Father Christmas will be visiting.

Mousehole Christmas Lights, West Cornwall

Mousehole Christmas Lights 12/12/15 – 02/01/16

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

Montol Festival, Penzance, Cornwall

Montol Festival 21/12/15


Arts and community festival celebrating the midwinter solstice and Cornish traditions of the past, with the main event, Montol Eve on December 21, when beacons are lit throughout the town, parades and street entertainment.

The Cornish Arms Beer and Mussel Festival, Padstow, Cornwall

The Cornish Arms Beer and Mussel Festival 18/03/16 – 20/03/16

Over 30 different beers & ciders delicious mussel dishes, with a cooking demonstration by Jack Stein and talks from St. Austell Brewery as well as a charity pub quiz and music from Taz Djay Disco and The C90s. The England rugby match will also be screened.

St Endellion Easter Music Festival, North Cornwall

St Endellion Easter Music Festival 25/03/16 – 28/03/16

2016 dates to be confirmed.

This festival has made a speciality of English language performances of the Bach Passions whose intensity in the church’s intimate setting is a musical experience not to be missed.  

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