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Visit Cornwall are calling for everyone with a love for Cornwall to cast their vote to ensure that Cornwall remains the number one UK Holiday Destination for the 7th consecutive year.

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Share your fabulous holiday snaps with Visit Cornwall and be in with a chance of winning a luxury family stay with St Mawes Retreats.

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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. 

What's on

Newlyn Fish Festival 31/08/15

Celebrating all things fishy in Britain’s premier fishing port where you can satisfy your appetite with the best seafood you’re likely to find anywhere and help to raise money for the Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen. 

Grand Bard Gorsedh Kernow

Gorsedh Kernow 01/09/15 – 06/09/15

The Esedhvos Festival is held every year at a different location in Cornwall to celebrate Cornish literature, art, music, dance and sport; to link Cornwall with other Celtic countries. In 2015 celebrations will take place in St Austell.

Bude Jazz Festival, Cornwall

Bude Jazz 2015 01/09/15 – 04/09/15

Bude has been involved in staging jazz festivals for 25 years and is renowned world-wide for its support for the music.

The Big Produce Market, Truro, Cornwall

The Big Produce Market 05/09/15

The Big Produce Marktet takes place on Truro's Lemon Quay with 50 of Cornwall's most exciting food producers and street food stalls along with cooking demos from some of the County’s top chefs.

Newquay County Pilot Gig Rowing Championships Ladies, Cornwall

Newquay Ladies' Open County Pilot Gig Championships 05/09/15 – 06/09/15

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Newquay's Ladies' County Gig Championships are hugely competitve and signal the end of Cornwall's Gig rowing season.

World Bellyboarding Championships, St Agnes, Cornwall - Photo courtesy of National Trust

World Bellyboard Championships 06/09/15

Fantastic fun celebration of all things connected with the art of riding traditional wooden boards. No wetsuits, only bathing costumes allowed, which means glorious fancy dress.

Heritage Open Days, Cornwall

Heritage Open Days 10/09/15 – 13/09/15

Celebrates England's fantastic architecture and culture by offering free access to properties that are usually closed to the public or normally charge for admission. A once-a-year-chance.

Eden Project, Festival of Food, What's On, Cornwall

Eden's Festival of Food 10/09/15 – 27/09/15

An array of celebrity chefs giving demonsrations on a specific day during this amazing festival of food during September.

 Redruth Mining and Pasty Festival, Cornwall

Redruth Pasty & Mining Festival 11/09/15 – 13/09/15

A celebration of the famous icon of Cornwall – the Cornish pasty.  Encompassing the mining history that is inextricably linked to the meal - and uncovering the magic of Redruth at the heart of Cornish mining.

Newquay Fish Festival, Cornwall

Newquay Fish Festival 11/09/15 – 13/09/15

Showcasing Newquay Harbour, the festival attracts thousands of visitors to sample delicious fish dishes, watch local chefs rustle up amazing food and enjoy the entertainment.

St Ives September Festival 2014

St Ives September Festival 12/09/15 – 26/09/15

With over 300 events planned for this year, there will be something for everyone, so come to our beautiful town and join our St Ives September Festival celebrations – two weeks of great music, exhibitions, walks, talks, workshops, films, comedy, theatre, plays

South East Cornwall Walking Festival, Cornwall

South East Cornwall Walking Festival 12/09/15 – 18/09/15

A week long festival of walks taking in seaside villages, rural hamlets, the Tamar Valley and Bodmin Moor Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) with very knowledgeable guides.

Truro Day 13/09/15

Truro Day – community day at Boscawen Park, celebrating many of the voluntary organisations who make Truro unique and special. Over 40 local community groups will be showcasing what they do for the City. Children's fun activities.

Bude for Food, Food Festival, Bude, Cornwall

Bude for Food 18/09/15 – 20/09/15

The  Bude for Food Festival will take place in the iconic Bude Castle grounds and will showcase food and drink producers from the Bude area and beyond.

Looe Music Festival, Looe, South Cornwall, Cornwall

Looe Music Festival 18/09/15 – 20/09/15

Celebration of live music in beautiful Looe taking place in various locations. Over 40 bands playing on 3 music stages, from jazz and easy listening to folk, indie and rock.

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