One of the most beautiful seasons is finally upon us after what has seemed like a long drawn out winter season.
Spring is truly beautiful in Cornwall, the weather gets warmer, the evenings are getting lighter and our quaint towns and villages are still empty from the summer crowds!
So if you are looking at spending a week in Cornwall in one of our beautiful cottages or yurts here are some great ways to enjoy this wonderful season.
1st March to 6th March | St Piran’s day Celebrations | Perranporth, Falmouth, Redruth, Bodmin Moor
Celebrations throughout Cornwall will celebrate St Piran, the Patron Saint of Cornwall. See more details from our friends over at Visit Cornwall
4th March | World Pasty Championships | Eden Project
Celebrate Cornwall’s most famous dish “The Pasty” at this year’s World Pasty Championships.
Join in the fun at the Eden Project for a day of celebrations of all things Cornish, with a brilliant line-up of live music and comedy throughout the day.
17th March to 19th March | The Cornish Arms Beer and Mussel Festival | Padstow
The famous Beer & Mussel Festival at The Cornish Arms in St Merryn in returning.
Along with some of Rick Stein’s favourite mussel dishes will be around 40 different beers and ciders, cookery demonstrations, live music, including Motown Pirates and The Stowes, RBS Six Nations rugby will be on the big screen and there will be a charity pub quiz.
Entry is free and all the whole family is welcome to join the fun.
30th March – 17th April | Falmouth Spring Festival | Falmouth
A festival that celebrates Falmouth’s beautiful open and green spaces. With guided walks, talks and garden spring clean events with Gardeners’ Question Time and a Spring Fair.
30th March – 1st April | Oyster Gathering & Seafood Harvest | Mylor
A small local oyster festival with is about 20 minutes from our Tresooth Farm Barns.
Join the local oyster men on their last weekend of the season and sample the delicious fresh seafood cooked by both local and international recognised chefs.
6th – 9th April | Trereife Food & Craft Fair | Penzance
If you’re here to explore all that Cornwall has to offer then a trip to Penzance is on the menu. Inspiring tours of Trereife House, local chef’s demonstrations, a delectable selection of locally produced food and drink, exquisite art and crafts to browse and buy, there is also a children’s Easter Egg Hunt and live music performances.
21st & 22nd March | Wavejam – British Kitesurfing Association | Newquay
An event that is all about speed, the country’s best kitesurfers will kick off the British Kitesurfing Association (BKSA) season, racing across a course that runs the width of the bay over the weekend.
22nd April – 23rd April | Charity Garden Open Weekend at Tregothnan | Truro
Tregothnan will open its usually private gates to the largest, historic, botanic garden in Cornwall. Open for one weekend on the 22nd and 23rd April 2017, visitors can experience Tregothnan’s unequalled diversity of trees, rare collections, sweeping vistas and peaceful secluded groves on the banks of the beautiful river Fal.
Get lost in ancient Camellias, mountainous Magnolias and the biggest Rhododendrons in the world with 40-foot crescendos of full flower. The sheer scale of the garden, over 100 acres, means that there will be plenty of peace.
Also available will be Cornish cream teas with Tregothnan tea and Kea plum jam, Salcombe Dairy ice creams, estate-reared meat cooked on a barbeque over Tregothnan charcoal, and delicious homemade lunches. Along with musical entertainment that is sure to keep visitors entertained throughout the weekend.
27th April – 1st May – Art8 Arts and Culture Festival | Newquay
Art8 is Newquay’s Arts and Culture Festival – four days bursting at the seams with events, exhibits and workshops involving film, craft, spoken word, dance, photography, theatre, music, literature and much, much more.