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Things to do in Cornwall – January 2018


Cornish Seal Sanctuary
Open daily. Dogs on leads welcome
Adults £15.50 (save 30% if you book online)
From September till February is a good time to visit as you’re likely to see the seal pups!
Check out their Facebook for more details: @officialcornishsealsanctuary

Winter Foraging Courses
See the website for dates, costs etc.
Half day courses available too.
Great walks, tips, recipes, nutritional information, plant identification etc.
Check out their Facebook for more details: @wildfoodforaging

Eden Project – Faeries, Fables and Folklore
13th and 14th January 2018
Standard Eden Project admission
Performance of celebrating the wildlife and faerie myths of Cornwall. Plus traditional Cornish music from The Countrymen; folk rock and a cappella.
Check out their Facebook for more details:

Bodmin Jail – Paranormal Conference
26th January 2018
£90 per person
Join the Paranormal Team and Resident Medium for an evening of Bodmin Jail Paranormal.
Includes Burns Night menu, After Dark Experience of the jail until 5am.
Check out their Facebook for more details:

Bodmin Jail do a Scary Cinema Nights !!
9pm till 1am (check website to confirm times)
Around £20 per person. Over 18’s only.
Playing ‘Lights Out’ on 11th January, ‘Grave Encounters 2’ on 18th January and ‘Saw’ on 25th January.
You get a tour of the jail with a Medium as well as the movie too.

Brown Willy – Bodmin Moor
Cornwall’s highest Hill. There is a circular wallk of around 5 miles that takes in the summits of Rough Tor and Brown Willy. Amazing views!
Check out the walk and details on:

Eureka Escape – Penzance (have a Truro location too!
Open Monday to Thursday 11:30am till 10pm. Friday to Sunday 10am till 10pm
£40 for 2 people (The more people the more discount per person) Book online.
Exciting, interactive real-life escape rooms! Race against time to find clues and solve puzzles.
3 escape rooms to choose from… ‘Cabin Fever’, ‘The Nocturnal Alchemist’ and ‘Murder on the Night Riviera’.
Check out their Facebook for more details:

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Things to do in Cornwall – December 2017


Meet Father Christmas at Eden Project
24th November 2017 to 24th December 2017 (selected dates)
Booking is advised.
Meet Father Christmas and his Elves in their cosy camp to hear a magical tale.

The Winter Gift Fayre Truro
12th December 2017 to 17th December 2017
The market opens from 10am to 5pm and late on Wednesdays until 9pm
This is new to Truro. Experience the sights and smells of Christmas, and browse the yummy treats and gorgeous gifts

Heligan by Night
14th to 16th December 2017 and 21st to 23rd and 28th to 30th December 2017
First entry is 5:30pm and last entry is 7:30pm
The art of illumination. This event is internationally renowned.
Tickets are £5 per person, children under 5 go free.

Truro’s Big Christmas Sing
15th December 2017
From 7:30pm, enjoy singing and carols

Santa Fun Run in Falmouth
16th December 2017
In aid of Cornwall Hospice Care.

Mousehole Christmas Lights
17th December 2017 to 6th January 2018
From 6pm till 11pm.
You have to experience this at least once in your life!
I recommend going on the 23rd of December, Tom Bawcock’s Eve, and head into the pub for one of their Stargazy Pie’s.
Note: there are no lights on the 19th of December.

Festival of Light and Sound
15th to 23rd December 2017 and 27th to 30th December 2017
5pm till 8pm
Watch the landscape transform with light projections, dramatic soundscapes and live music.

Bornefit Christmas Light Display
23rd December 2017
Starts 6pm
In aid of Children’s Hospice South West
Synchronised light show. Hot food, brass band and meet Santa!
There is also an open day at the Gym on the 23rd of December – Free Day Pass – why not head there and try it out for the day.

Truro New Years Eve Fireworks
31st December 2017
See in the New Year with Fireworks on Lemon Quay at Midnight