Get ready to immerse yourself in the enchanting Christmas wonderland of North Cornwall! As you enjoy your Christmas break amidst the stunning beaches, quaint countryside, and brightly lit towns and villages, there’s no escaping the festive vibes that permeate the air.
Whether you’re a family looking for wholesome activities, a couple seeking something different, or an individual in search of solo festivities, North Cornwall has a plethora of local events tailored to get you into the Christmas spirit. From shops adorned with all things Christmassy to markets buzzing with seasonal goodies, Cornwall offers an irresistible pull into the magical holiday vibe.
Here are a few of our favourite Christmas crafty events happening locally throughout November and December.
The Great Cornish Market
Royal Cornwall Events Centre, Wadebridge
Sunday 26th November 2023
10am – 3.30pm, Free entry and parking. Dogs welcome.
A wonderful event featuring a vast collection of local businesses. A mix of food and drink vendors, giving you the chance to try and purchase their delicacies giving you the real taste of Christmas in North Cornwall. You’ll also find a variety of stalls, selling all manner of crafts and goods ready for Christmas, all made and sourced here in Cornwall.
Wadebridge School Musical Theatre Club – Christmas Fete 2023
Saturday 16th December 2023
11am-4.00pm, Free entry and parking. Dogs welcome.
Wadebridge School Musical Theatre Club are hosting an exciting fun filled Christmas fete for the local community. Enjoy a variety of Christmas stalls and games, decorate biscuits with Mrs Claus, Santas elves, festive music and Father Christmas. Free Entry – Bring all your loose change as all in aid of the upcoming,ing charity production of ‘Shrek the Musical’.
Santa by Steam
Ticket prices vary, book online www.bodminrailway.co.uk
Selective dates and times in December
Santa by steam is something truly magical. For 2023, see Santa step out of his own Victorian carriage as he joins the train to ride with you. Depart from Bodmin station and ride the train with Santa and his elves. He’ll walk through the coaches, gifting each child a present with the help of his elves, while you fill in your activity sheet and write your wishlist. Arriving back to Bodmin to partake in a couple of family photos or Christmas themed arts and crafts.
Christmas Luxury Wreath Making Workshop
Rhubarb and Bloom, Wadebridge
Available between 8th November – 7th December
A perfect opportunity to spend time with loved ones or just to be social during this festive season. Watch a step by step demonstration as you create your own hand crafted door wreath, all while enjoying some festive nibbles (All materials and tools are provided).
Carols on the Beach
Tuesday 12th December 2023
Time TBC check website for details
Experience a festive evening like no other, with the beach glowing with the twinkle of Polzeath’s Christmas lights, surrounded by the sounds of St Minver Brass band. Sing along to some wonderful Christmas carols while getting transported into a world of Christmas enchantment.
If you are staying in North Cornwall during the festive season, keep up to date with What’s On in the area – follow local Facebook pages for last minute festive fun, or if your staying with The Point Holidays, give us a call, our local team are full of knowledge! If you’re here on Friday 1st December why not come along and meet Santa at The Point! Details here…
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