What’s On this October

September 18th, 2018

Summer may be drawing to a close but there are still plenty of reasons for a trip down to Cornwall. Here’s our pick of some great reasons for visiting the county throughout October.


Fun Palaces at Krowji

Sat 6th October

As part of the Fun Palaces cultural campaign to bring people together with arts, science, crafts and technology, Krowji will be opening their doors for a number of free activities, workshops and demonstrations.

They’ll be 10 artists from jewellers to ceramicists and printers, with a range of hands-on activities suitable for all ages.


Eden Project Beer Festival

Sat 6th October

There’s more to the Eden Project than just the incredible biomes, on Saturday 6th October they will be hosting their annual Beer Festival. With over 35 Cornish ales and ciders, as well as a range of Cornish craft gins you’ll be sure to find something that suits.


Falmouth Oyster Festival

Thur 11th – Sun 14th October

Marking the start of the oyster dredging season, this annual festival is a celebration of all Cornish seafood with live music, cooking demos and food and craft stalls. Now in its 22nd year they’ll be daily demonstrations from top local and tv chefs to inspire you to make the most of Cornwall’s incredible resources.


Dinosaur Detectives – Royal Cornwall Museum

Sun 28th October – 5pm

A fascinating show revealing the story of the first fossil finds from the Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre. After the show there is the chance to handle real fossils that were mentioned in the play and meet the puppeteers. Critics have called it a “magical experience” so try not to miss out.


 Halloween Highlights

Halloweden – Eden Project

With magical beasts roaming the gardens, challenges for kids to take part in, and ice skating it really is a magical time to visit the Eden Project.


Autumn Mask – Wheal Martyn

Explore the nature reserve on a scavenger hunt for items to decorate your mask. Suitable for all ages and free too!


Spooky Halloween Tours – Pendennis Castle

On 25th and 26th there will be a spooky Halloween trails with creepy hidden around the castle which could win you a treat. Plus, lots of Halloween crafts!


Halloween at The Valley

During the October Half-Term (19th – 29th October) we will be running a range of activities right here at The Valley. They’ll be archery, bushcraft, animal shows, treasure trails, ghost stories around the fire, and of course pumpkin carving and trick or treating!


With so much going on be sure to book your break your stay with us soon. Looking forward to seeing you all!