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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…
When: 9th December
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! Live music will also be available from 7pm to 11pm.
When: 7th – 10th December
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!