Win a Poldark inspired holiday

Enter our Poldark inspired competition in celebration of the new adaptation of the BBC One 1970s series.

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.

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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

World Pilot Gig Championships, Isles of Scilly, Cornwall

World Pilot Gig Championships - Isles of Scilly 01/05/15 – 04/05/15

Scilly hosts the World Pilot Gig Championships where crews compete for the title of World Champions. A colourful, energetic and very friendly event.

Newquay Art8 Arts and Culture Festival, Cornwall

Art8 - Newquay Arts and Culture Festival 01/05/15 – 04/05/15

1 - 4 May provisional dates for 2015.  

Art8 is Newquay's Arts and Culture Festival - four days bursting at the seams with events, exhibits and workshops involving film, craft, spoken word, dance, photography, theatre, music, literature and more.

Surfing Competitions Cornwall, English National, Watergate Bay, Newquay, Photographer: Caragh O'Donnell

English National Surfing Championships 02/05/15 – 04/05/15

The English National Surfing Championships, now in its 42nd year, one of the UKs longest running competitions, will see the next generation of young surfers battle to knock established competitors off the top spot over three divisions at Watergate Bay in May.

Black Prince Flower Boat Procession,Millbrook, Kingsand & Cawsand, Cornwall

The Black Prince Flower Boat May Day Procession 04/05/15

The revived tradition of the Black Prince Flower Boat Procession in South East Cornwall celebrates a landmark anniversary when it takes place on May day each year.  


St Ives May Day, Cornwall, image Colin Sanger

St Ives May Day 04/05/15

Celebrating the end of winter and the coming of spring, a tradition that stretches back hundreds of years in West Cornwall. The town is filled with parades, traditional Cornish dancing and music to entertain all the family.

Helston Flora Day, Cornwall, c BBC Radio Cornwall

Helston Flora Day 08/05/15

The famous Flora Day celebration is believed to be pre-Christian and at one time during the Victorian era was banned as being "a drunken revelry." Dancing begins at 7am. A great family day out.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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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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