Visit the seaside town of Newquay and join in on the festive cheer…
Newquay is known as one of the nation’s favourite seaside towns and is one of the most scenic places to visit during the festive season, from live cooking demonstrations to wooden chalets with gifts in abundance, Cornwall promises the idyllic festive atmosphere, with Piran Meadows Resort & Spa offering a relaxing place to base yourself while enjoying all the festive events in the local area.
Newquay community christmas market
Where: Fore Street, TR7 1HD / When: 30th Nov – 2nd Dec / Times: 10am – 6pm
There’s gifts galore at the Newquay town Christmas Market this year! A big marquee will be set up to use as a market and there will be local crafters and artists selling a wide range of creative items, such as home-wooden Christmas decks, sweets and confectionery, greeting cards, floristry and bunting. If you’re looking for that extra special present why not pick up some sea glass or sea shell art to keep a piece of the Cornish coast forever. The event is perfect for the whole family and while you’re there you can even pop in to see Santa in his grotto, there will also be live music available to keep you in the Christmas spirit all day long!
christmas at the Eden Project
When: 24th Nov – 30th Dec / Where: The Eden Project, PL24 2SG / Times: 9:30am – 6pm / Prices: Adult £25, Child £20.50
Spend a day at one of the most popular visitor attractions in Cornwall and enjoy their winter festival! The Eden Project will be spreading the Christmas cheer with a fabulous indoor ice skating rink for the whole family to enjoy and get in the festive spirit. Then head over to meet Father Christmas and his friendly elves in their cosy grotto, where you will get to see a ‘behind the scenes’ exclusive of how they all live, from the adorable elves bunk beds, to the pigeonholes stuffed with letters and all the stockings waiting to be filled! Settle down in front of the open fire for story time with Santa himself.
Fowey christmas markets
When: 30th Nov – 2nd Dec / Where: Town Centre, PL23 1AQ / Times: 10am – 4pm / Prices: Free
Fowey Christmas Markets are one of the most anticipated events in Cornwall, offering a fabulous weekend of festive cheer for over 10,000 visitors! Browse the stalls and see the beautiful locally produced food and drink around, along with a whole host of festive themed gifts available from local traders and makers. There will be something for everyone to enjoy at the Christmas markets with fun for the whole family to enjoy too.
Padstow christmas festival
Where: Padstow Harbour, PL28 8BY / When: 6th – 9th Dec / Times: Times vary on activity
From pop up stalls to arts and crafts, Padstow’s Christmas Festival offers the absolute best locally produced food and drink and this year is set to celebrate its 10 year anniversary! It’s earned its well-known reputation through showcasing some of the tastiest produce the West Country has to offer from Cornish Hot Pots to Cornish Preserves and Cornish Cheeses. Whilst your there why not sit back and enjoy a warm drink whilst watching some of Britain’s best chefs such as Tom Kerridge, Rick Stein and Paul Ainsworth cook up some fantastic tasty festive treats. A full list of the demonstrations on offer over the course of the three-day event visit the Padstow Christmas Festival website. The event is around 30 minutes drive from Newquay town and will also play host to a fun run, firework display and lantern parade. So if you love food, Christmas and fancy picking up some fresh produce gifts for friends and family the Padstow festival is the perfect solution! It’s also FREE to attend! What more could you want?
So why not book a luxury break at our Piran Meadows Resort and Spa and treat yourself to that peaceful getaway before the Christmas madness gets underway? Our five star resort is the ideal retreat for the whole family!