Tis the Season to be Jolly!

Christmas Market (Medium)

If you’re heading to one of our  Cornish Seaview Cottages in the run up to Christmas you’ll be in for a treat! Cornwall is in festive mood with celebrations taking place all across the county. Picture quality, handmade and locally sourced and crafted items showcased to a soundtrack of town bands surrounded by dazzling displays of Christmas lights. It doesn’t get much more magically festive than that!!

Trelissick House, nr Truro is just a short drive from Snipe Cottage . Pick up the perfect Christmas gift at the Trelissick Craft Fair on 26th November; bring the children to enjoy fairy tales from Father Christmas and visit his reindeer in the stable yard throughout December, or simply enjoy the festive lights and wonderful decorations that adorn the house.

 The Castle Christmas Food Fayre in Bude on 30th November offers a great day out from Crackington Haven , where Dingley Dell, Penkenna Beach Barn, Thatchways & Lower Hillcott are based. Shop in a castle for a palpable sense of Christmas time magic. Enjoy an unbeatable atmosphere along with a bevy of brilliant local businesses who will be flaunting their wares in style. (Open 10.30am-4.30pm)

Create Christmas Craft Fair  in Newquay on 29th & 30th November  takes place at The Bedruthan Hotel & Spa, which is round the corner from Beach House  and is the setting for this arts and crafts weekend extravaganza that will present a mass of bespoke products (along with a Santa’s grotto). And those currently enjoying the make-your-own moment can indulge in a series of workshops that will teach you how to create your own cards, wrapping paper, gift bags, tree decorations and gifts.

How about Crafts For Christmas in Bodmin from 10th November-23rd December. If you’re staying at The Retreat you perfectly located for day at The Shire Hall Gallery (Monday-Friday 08.45-2pm) for a smorgasbord of gift ideas including jewellery, textiles and paintings, which are all locally made.

Enjoy the famous Padstow Christmas Festival which runs from 7th -10th December and is down the road from Beau Vista apartments. This is a must-visit for Cornish foodies. With live cooking demonstrations, market stalls selling local food and produce as well as live music, fireworks, Santa’s grotto and carols, the festival presents visitors with a good-time guarantee.