Upcoming Christmas Events In Cornwall

Cornwall is one of the best destinations at any time of the year. However, it is during the Christmas festive period it lights up to give you the perfect events with magical moments to celebrate and finish off the year on a high note. There are numerous fun events in Cornwell to make life memorable moments. From food festivals to enjoying the sparkling light that illuminates the harbourside villages, one can easily conclude that Cornwall is one of the best places to enjoy the Christmas holidays with family and even close friends.

For the 2021 Christmas period, big events are expected. Below are some of the events and their dates. Some dates might change, but the chances for that are slim since the events take place every year almost at the same time.

The Christmas Event at the Eden Project

The Christmas event at Eden project is something one should look forward to attending. The joy and cheer one can get from the Eden project are unmatched. Get to experience the illuminations in the Med Biome and see the Christmas band in the citrus grove. The Christmas event at the Eden project also entails the Christmas fair on 10th and 11th November.

Also, the annual ice rink at the Eden project returns in 2021. Here, you can enjoy skating and also book skating lessons if you want to learn ice skating. Since the ice-skating rink at Eden project runs up to February 2022, you should make sure to book your tickets early.

Visit Trebah the Garden of Light

Get to experience a magical lantern procession on a captivating journey through Trebah and join the fire lit Christmas festivities on the beach. Move through the garden of light at night guided by your hand-crafted lantern and watch the magical lights and reflections at night throughout the beach shore. In addition, you can go through beautiful tunnels of twinkling lights and experience the Christmas festivities like never before. This experience is magical for the family. The visit to the Trebah garden of light takes place on selected dates between 2nd December and 11th December.

Meeting Santa at the Lost Garden of Heligan

Get into the Christmas mood early by visiting the lost garden of Heligan to meet Santa himself. The special guest is excited to meet all as you share stories and wishes beside the famous fireplace in the garden. There is so much to explore with your family, starting with the melon yard. There are also loads of activities to enjoy, like festive crafts, listening to festive music, and kids getting a present from Santa to remember the visit. Ensure that you have booked your tickets before the visit date. Meeting Santa and the lost garden of Heligan takes place from 11th to 24th December.

Visit the Newquay Zoo to Meet Santa

The Newquay Zoo will be receiving an exceptional guest Santa, which is something to be excited about. There are more days to meet Santa this year, combined with taking a zoo tour and petting the animals. The dates to meet Santa at the Newquay Zoo are from the 18th to 24th December.

Christmas Event at the Camel Creek

The Christmas spirit comes back to the camel creek this year with a visit from Father Christmas, the most anticipated thing in the event. There are loads of fun activities for families, like taking part in arts and crafts with Santa’s elves. For adults, you can enjoy mulled wine and hot chocolate as you go through the famous enchanted Christmas tree forest at Camel creek. You can also go through a chocolate factory, take a look at the animal’s stables, and even explore the meerkat enclosures and the reptile house. On top of all these activities, one can enjoy going to a park full of exciting games. The selected dates to visit camel creek are from 27th November to 23rd December.

Christmas Events at the National Trust Properties in Cornwell

Lots of different national trust properties will host Christmas events this coming festive period. You get to meet Santa and enjoy many more activities. Below are the dates for visits to a few different national trust properties in Cornwell.

  • Christmas at Cotehele. 20th November to 31st December
  • Christmas at Trelissick. Meet Santa every weekend from 4th to 19th December
  • Christmas at Trerice. Open daily till 23rd December

Christmas Markets in Cornwell

Christmas markets will be all over in Cornwell, giving you the chance to buy unique Christmas gifts and even sample great drinks and foods from Cornwell. Below are some of the famous markets.

  • The enchanted Christmas markets. This market will be open on certain dates between 9th to 19th December. Here, one gets the chance to shop and enjoy Cornwall culture, foods, and drinks till late at night.
  • Roots culture Christmas market. Open from 3rd to 5th December.
  • Fowey Christmas market. The market takes place from 26th to 28th November. Here, you visit several stalls selling local products, including drinks, food and gifts.

Final Word

Getting the best accommodation won’t be a problem if you are looking to travel to Cornwall for the festive season. You can book the Twice As Nice Beach Chalets and enjoy your festive holidays near the beaches and in a central location. These chalets are perfect for any group, families, couples and pets. Visit Cornwall and enjoy all the festivities it can offer this Christmas.

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