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Christmas in Cornwall…

With Visit Cornwall

Christmas in Cornwall is a truly magical occasion, with pretty harbourside lights twinkling, festive Cornish markets serving delicious treats and homemade gifts you won’t get any where else – and beautiful, endless landscapes coated in white frost.  Below we have picked out the most festive and heartwarming events just around the corner from Meadow Lakes Holiday Park, which are guaranteed to get you in the Christmas spirit!

If you don’t fancy any of these, there’s plenty to do on-site!  Or you can simply cosy up together and watch Christmas films, play board games or wrap up, pop your wellies on and take a stroll around our picturesque woodlands and lakes, or of course Cornwall’s famous coastline!

Don’t forget that you can take up to 25% off your Christmas or New Year break in our luxury range of holiday homes, so give the gift of time together and treat your family to a holiday they will always remember…

A Time of Gifts and Ice skating at Eden Project | St Austell | 20 minutes from Meadow Lakes

A Time of Gifts is Eden’s spectacular winter festival which includes skating, lantern processions, festive treats from their fantastic bakery and Christmas carols sung by Cornish choirs. It’s the perfect family Christmas experience.  The magical ice rink at the Eden Project is the perfect place to hone your ice skating skills. As well as general skate sessions there are special sessions for different abilities and ages, including Parent and Toddler sessions. Chilly Penguins and Superskate.

Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair | Truro | 24 minutes from Meadow Lakes

Hand crafted wall hangings, jigsaw puzzles, candles, pottery, calendars, clothing, treasure trails, handmade chocolates and local ales are just some of the goods which will be available at this year’s Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair.

Father Christmas at Eden | 20 minutes from Meadow Lakes

Every year Father Christmas and his elves set up camp here at the Eden Project. There are letters to sort, presents to deliver, and a very important sleigh to prepare. Father Christmas is keen to meet you and your children, so they can help. Inside the cosy tent you’ll get to see ‘behind the scenes’, including the elves’ bunk-beds, the pigeonholes full of children’s letters, and all the stockings laid out ready for the big day. After settling down for a story beside an open fire, each child can enjoy a special moment with the man in red.

Mevagissey Christmas Lights Switch on | 17 minutes from Meadow Lakes

Come to Mevagissey Harbour to watch the magical festive lights switch on! Free entry to all, Saturday December 1st, 5pm.

Penryn Christmas Craft and Gift Fair | 37 minutes from Meadow Lakes

The Christmas Craft & Gift Fayre will be held in The Temperance Hall bringing to you colourful stalls of handmade goodies. Refreshments & music to give you the real Christmas feel.  Running in conjunction with Penryn Christmas Lights Switch On, be sure to see the parade & enjoy all the festivities in the town including Santa in his grotto!