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Local events in Cornwall

There is so much to see and do in Cornwall in 2020. The county’s diary is jam packed with great events, from music concerts and vintage rallies to agricultural shows and cultural festivals. Below is a helpful guide to many of the must-see events within close proximity of our North Cornwall holiday park.

The list of events below are correct at time of publication. It is advisable to check with the event organisers in advance in case the event is cancelled, postponed or moved to an alternative venue. We cannot be held responsible for any date changes of cancellation of events.

Local events for September


Newquay Fish Festival

Now in its 15th year the Newquay Fish Festival celebrates the heritage and cuisine we have on our doorstep, right at the start of the supply chain for the very best that seafood has to offer. Top chefs from across the region show how to make the most of this bounty, with a chance to watch learn and try some delicious seafood.

South East Cornwall Walking Festival

Running for over a decade now, the South East Cornwall Walking Festival is a week-long festival of walks around south east Cornwall taking in seaside villages, rural hamlets, the Tamar Valley and edge of Bodmin Moor. Putting the ‘East’ back into the walking festival. This year’s festival will see the emphasis on walks in the eastern part of South East Cornwall. It also goes to show that there are walks going on around the area all year round organized by volunteer’s groups such as the Ramblers. There are two walks being arranged for the South West Coast Paths Great South West Walks festival that we are including this year, these take place the week after.

St Ives September Festival

St Ives will come alive once again as one of Cornwall’s richest cultural experiences delivers a full spectrum of arts from classical to world music, folk and jazz to flamenco, from poetry to theatre, talks and art exhibitions.

St Matthews Fair Day

Richard, Earl of Cornwall granted a charter to Liskeard in 1266 which allowed the town to hold a fair on the feast of Matthew every year. The origins of the fair have been lost over the passage of time but in 1976 The Lions Club revived the fair and have carried on the tradition to this day. Today there’ll be market stalls, music, a town crier competition, the Sealed Knot re-enactment group visiting Stuart House and children’s entertainment…