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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.

Win a luxury holiday to Cornwall

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

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. 

What's on

Morval Vintage Steam Rally, Looe, Cornwall

Morval Vintage Steam Rally 29/08/15 – 31/08/15

A working vintage steam rally with vintage tractors, cars, motorbikes, military vehicles, commercials and stationary engines, trade stands, craft tent, hot food, bar and children's entertainment. An enjoyable day out for adults and children alike.

Portscatho Regatta, Cornwall

Portscatho Regatta 29/08/15

A traditional regatta with a full programme of sailing over an exciting and highly visible course in the beautiful Gerrans Bay. Shoreside events include live music, games and food and drink.

Cornwall Pride, Truro

Cornwall Pride 29/08/15

An annual celebration of diversity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in Cornwall, their friends and families. A parade, live entertainment, stalls and food.

GeekFest, What's On, West Cornwall, August Bank Holiday 2015

GeekFest 29/08/15 – 31/08/15

A whole weekend for activities for anyone who is a geek and love TV, Movies, gaming, comics and cosplay.

Cornish Country Fair, What's on in Cornwall, Agriculture, Community, Family

Cornish Country Fair 30/08/15

A fun filled family day out with country events plus food, crafts and marquee with local produce and trade stands.

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.

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

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