Christmas in the Country – Our must see Christmas Markets

There is nothing more tranquil than wondering around a Cornish Christmas market. Imagine the scene: Christmas music tinkering in the background, the smell of mulled wine taking its rightful place in the Cornish air, locally produced food with plenty of tempting tasters and handmade creations to inspire you this December.

Have a peek at a few of our favourite spots to experience a ‘proper’ Cornwall Christmas Market.

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Padstow brings something magical to Christmas from the 4th-7th December. In the comfort of a marquee the traditional market boasts all things Cornish, with festive foods and locally brewed ales you can expect to leave with a satisfied tum! As well as the market Padstows Christmas Festival will be in full swing! With its luxury waterside setting and more than 100 local producers, we are certain this will once again be a huge hit in Cornwall.

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Falmouth will be hosting the Outlaw Christmas Fair from the 11th-13th December. Mulled wine and mince pies will be available to tickle your taste buds whilst you shop to the sound of live music. As well as the market stalls, there will also be demonstrations to get you in the mood from Christmas cocktail making to designing your own Cornish wreath.

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Truro boasts a 6 day market from the 9th-14th December. With the heated marquee providing comfort across two zones – foodies and craft lovers alike will have endless stalls to browse with over 65 traders exhibiting their luxury goods. Why not visit the Victorian market during the dusk of Truro’s late night shopping, the lights are guaranteed to get you feeling festive!

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Heartlands are hosting a weekend Christmas market over the 14th and 15th of December spotlighting some of the most popular food, drink and craft suppliers from Cornwall. To make your visit extra special Heartlands will be providing ‘snow’ for a real winter wonderland feel. Santa will be set up in his grotto to delight the children and there will be carols around the tree whilst you wait, and of course all the usual delights of the site will remain open in addition.

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Fancy making a little break of it? Treat yourself to an affordable getaway with Country View Cottages. Enquire about a discounted short stay, availability is becoming limited so don’t miss out this Christmas!