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September in Cornwall

Sun, sea and serenity; this is September in Cornwall.

The crowds are dwindling, the weather is balmy and the sea, fuelled by months’ of summer sun, is warm and inviting. Well, by British standards anyway. Enjoying September in Cornwall is a wonderful opportunity to embrace the last of the summer in a golden sand paradise, and there’s plenty of ways to get involved and create your own fun.

Music and Entertainment

What’s better than listening to music or watching live entertainment with a beverage in hand as the warm September sun casts lazy shadows in the afternoon? Music is a huge part of the Cornish way of life, from heartily singing along to sea shanties in the local pub to welcoming both established and upcoming musicians at venues across the county. This September has a cracking line up of festivals and events to look forward to so get ready to be entertained and soak up the perfect soundtrack to the perfect backdrop.

Wild Singing on Frenchman’s Creek – 3 Sept 2018
Little Orchard Cider and Music Festival – 14th – 16th Sept 2018
The Little Big Gig – 21st – 23rd Sept 2018
Looe Music Festival – 21st – 23rd Sept 2018
Fowey Valley Classical Music Fest 2018 – 21st – 23rd Sept 2018

Eat, Drink, Be Merry

Fishing and farming are both deeply entrenched in Cornish heritage and with so much emphasis on fresh, local food the standard of cuisine in this vibrant county is incredibly high. Make sure you save the date and check out the delicious line up of culinary events this September where local talent showcase the best of the best to send you into gastronomical heaven.

Newquay Fish Festival – 7th – 9th Sept 2018
Cornwall Gin Cruise – 14th Sept 2018
Sennen Farmers Market – 21st Sept 2018
Autumn Puddings at Cotehele – 21st Sept 2018


Love the countryside? Check out the South East Walking Festival where local guides celebrate the great Cornish outdoors with you. Fancy some culture? Hit the streets of St Ives this September to be treated to a range of music, art, poetry and film. For all you doting dads, award-winning DadFest takes place near Bodmin and is organised just for dads and their children to have lots of fun together in a beautiful setting.

Redruth Pasty & Mining Festival 2018 – 7th – 9th Sept 2018
South East Cornwall Walking Festival – 8th – 15th Sept 2018
St Ives Festival – 8th – 22nd Sept 2018
DadFest – 22nd – 23rd Sept 2018

Sit Back

Arriving in Cornwall there is an undeniable sense of calm that envelopes our beautiful county. Any visit, no matter how long or short, should allow time for breathing in the atmosphere and unwinding. However you best like to relax, whether it’s with a cream tea and a view, picking your own little corner of a secret cove, daydreaming on a picnic blanket or nestled into the village pub, you’ll find something just right for you this September.

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