Winter family activities

Hélène Chaussavoine

As the whole family is slowly getting ready for the Christmas festivities, many events are flourishing again around Cornwall. Whether you are looking for some Christmas presents, a magical show or simply enjoying a hot festive drink, there will be plenty for everyone.

Heligan Nights Gardens

Discover the Gardens decorated with beautiful lanterns and lights and immerse yourself in the magical world of the Lost Gardens. This unique experience is a one way journey around the Gardens and display a stunning variety of flora and fauna lanterns around some iconic locations. This nocturnal event is running every weekend until 2nd January and is getting booked fast so do not miss out!

Rogue Theatre Show Winter 2021

Just a short drive away from St Ives, Tehidy Woods is famous for its beautiful woodland and the walks around it. Rogue Theatre is once more offering a fantastic show filled with fairy tales, stories and magic. Follow the paths through Tehidy and discover some amazing characters sharing their stories with you. There will be a show of music, winter wonders and magic but also a place to relax and enjoy a hot drink at the end of the show.

Truro late night shopping

The city of Truro definitely knows how to be magical for Christmas. With shops opening until 9pm, the Christmas Market taking place on Lemon Quay and plenty of food stalls available, this makes the perfect event to enjoy with the whole family. Take the opportunity to finis (or start!) your Christmas shopping or simply enjoy the street lights and the live music.

Eden Project

There is no better place than Eden to fully soak in the Christmas spirit. Between the amazing lights show, the illuminated biomes and the ice-skating, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Book your tickets online and take a step into the magical world of Eden.