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Christmas events in Cornwall

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October 30, 2023 · 10 MIN READ

Now that Christmas is just around the corner it’s the perfect time to start planning some festive events.

There is so much to see and do in Cornwall, especially during November and December. So, it can be overwhelming figuring out what to add into your free time. Whether you are from the area or you are heading on a staycation in Cornwall this winter this blog will be perfect for you. We’ve done all the research and put together a list of various festive events that are on this season and popped them below for you to read through.

Christmas events

in Cornwall for 2023

Ice Skating at Eden Project

where? Eden Project, Bodelva, Par, PL24 2SG

when? 14th October 2023 – 1st February 2024

time? 11am – 5pm

how much? adults from £9, children from £7

other info:

  • 40 minute skating sessions
  • general skating, family fun skate and parent and toddler sessions
  • perfect festive fun for all

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Christmas at Alpaca Trekking Cornwall

where? Alpaca Trekking Cornwall, Gemstone, Ninestones Farm, Liskeard, PL14 6SD

when? 9th December – 17th December 2023

time? 10.30am – 2pm

how much? adults £5, child bronze £9.50, child silver £12.50, child gold £15

other info:

  • dates are 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th December
  • meet Father Christmas at the farm
  • different packages to enjoy to suit all

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Trengwainton Christmas Lights

where? Trengwainton Garden, Boscathnoe Ln, Madron, Penzance, TR20 8RZ

when? 1st December – 17th December 2023

time? 4.30pm – 7pm

how much? adults from £7.50, children from £3.75

other info:

  • explore the walled garden lit with lanterns and fairy lights
  • outdoor food vendors with hot and cold drinks, cakes and more
  • shop open for Christmas gifts and treats

The BIG Christmas Market

where? Lemon Quay, Truro, TR1 2LW

when? 29th November – 24th December 2023

time? 9am – 4pm

how much? Free

other info:

  • enjoy exploring the stalls around Lemon Quay
  • festive shopping experience
  • gifts, food, crafts and more to buy

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Finding Father Christmas at the Museum

where? Royal Cornwall Museum, 25 River St, Truro, TR1 2SJ

when? 6th December – 22nd December 2023

time? 10am – 7pm

how much? adults £4, child (includes gift) £10

other info:

  • head through the museum with Jingle the Elf
  • hear about the wintery tale before meeting Father Christmas
  • various times available throughout the day to suit all

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Tunnel of Lights

where? Shipwreck Treasure Museum, Quay Rd, Charlestown Rd, Saint Austell, PL25 3NJ

when? 25th November – 31st December 2023

time? 10am – 7pm

how much? adults from £14.50, children from £10.50

other info:

  • back in 2023 for its 5th year
  • filled with fun for the whole family
  • twinkling tunnels, thousands of lights and more

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