It's here again, and even earlier this year! October half-term in the North Cornwall / Devon offers a wonderfully diverse mix of entertainment. Alongside the usual Halloween activities, you will also find everything from classical concerts to supersonic cars, bobbing apples to swimming dogs! There's scary, silly, soggy and sozzled! If we've missed an event, let us know in the comments below.
Autumn is a great time to explore Cornwall with your family, so here are 6 great reasons why you might want to consider spending your October half-term holiday with us at Tamar Valley Cottages.
The nights are getting longer and the kids are back at school with the summer holidays feeling like a distant memory. Don’t worry – this autumn, the region is cooking up a fantastic array of events to look forward to within reach of North Cornwall. With Halloween and Bonfire Night, there will be many seasonal treats in store, but here are 10 other events and festivals to put in your diary.
Wow - what an amazing summer we have lined up for 2017! There is usually a great range of events throughout July and August but this year looks to be particularly promising. Carnivals, music festivals, concerts, model trains, cider, ice-cream, and agricultural shows galore - there really is something for everyone. What tickles your fancy? If we've forgotten an event, let us know in the comments. Have a great summer!
Local visitor attractions always put on their own events for the school holidays, but May half-term promises to be fantastic this year, with over a dozen events due to take place in the region. Two food festivals, two steam rallies, choir concerts, flowers and fayres - there'll be something for everyone! If we've missed something, let us know in the comments below.
If you're lucky enough to be in North Cornwall this May Bank holiday (and not at work!) then you have some great options within reach. Whether you want to let down your hair and dance through the streets, or quietly investigate ancient books, there is something for everyone in our 9 Great May Day events round-up. If we've missed an event, let us know on social media or in the comments below.
The Easter holidays are nearly upon us, and as usual the area has come up trumps when it comes to springtime events. From circus antics to ancient antiques, concerts to craft days, and chocolate eggs galore, North Cornwall and Devon have something the whole family can enjoy. Have we missed your Easter event? Let us know on social media or the comments below.
February is a great time to visit the Tamar Valley. Not only are you treated to early Spring flowers, but you can enjoy the wonderful selection of half-term activities laid on by local attractions. Most venues are holding some sort of special events, but here are a handful of dates that look particularly fun. Have we missed one? Let us know in the comments below or on social media!
It's nearly that wonderful season again! Snowdrops are already cautiously poking their heads up, and even daffodils are beginning to ease open. Springtime is a truly special time of year for the South-West. We've collected a few fantastic spring garden experiences to celebrate the beautiful flora of Cornwall and Devon. If we've missed one, let us know on social media or in the comments below.
We all know that Christmas is a great time to be in Cornwall, but what if you have taken advantage of the bargain breaks available in January and February? Don't worry - even with the festive season over, there are plenty of great activities you can get up to. Here are a few ideas - do you have any others? Add them in the comments below or tell us on social media.
Well, the festive season is nearly at an end. Stave off the January blues by having a look to see what 2017 has in store for us, in and around North Cornwall. Some brilliant events are lined up!
If you're struggling to get into the Christmas spirit, what better than a hearty festive sing-song? Of course, most churches are holding their own services in December so check out what your local church is offering. We've pulled together a few extra options for those in search of carols. If you have one we haven't listed, let us know in the comments or on social media.
Christmas events seem to happen earlier and earlier each year, so you’ve probably noticed a few events taking place already. Don’t worry though – there are still plenty of events lined up for those of us who like to keep Christmas in December! Most attractions are having their own celebration in one form or another, but here are some highlights you might otherwise miss.
Most of us love a good firework display, and at this time of year there are plenty to choose from. But what if your four-legged friend isn't quite as keen? With pointers from the Kennel Club, we've collected 5 great tips for keeping your dog happy this bonfire night. Have you got a great tip? Let us know in the comments or tell us via social media.
If you're lucky enough to be staying in North Cornwall in early November, you'll have a good choice of bonfires or firework displays to choose from. Here's our round-up of bonfire events - if we have missed one, let us know in the comments below or on social media. Don't forget to keep your dogs safe (Read our separate blog post here).