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13th August 2018

October in Cornwall

With the chance of an Indian summer a real possibility October in Cornwall continues to be as vibrant as the rest of the year. We’ve pulled together a few top things to do this October in Cornwall - how many will you do?

Bringing Landscapes to Life

Monday 1 October
Join Andrew Tozer to learn how to capture Cornwall’s breathtaking coast. Be inspired by Andrews’s impressionistic style, fascinating use of light and carefully selected colour palette.

The Alverton Tasting Evening

Thursday 4 October
The last in the series of summer foodie Tasting evenings at The Alverton. A real celebration of cookery and Cornish produce - watch live cooking demonstrations, savour our speciality dishes and dive into six courses of delicious food. We've a few places left so don't miss out.

Oktoberfest Cornwall

Friday 5 & Saturday 6 October
Truro, Lemon Quay
Huge beer tent, live entertainment and Bavarian food all found on Truro’s piazza.

Falmouth Oyster Festival

Thursday 11 - Sunday 14 October
Celebrate the start of oyster dredging season with music, dance, and oysters. Take the train from Truro to Falmouth so you can enjoy a glass or two of champagne with your shellfish. Watch Nick, our Executive Chef take to the stage on Friday 12 October.

Ice Skating at Eden Project

Opens Saturday 13 October until Sunday 24 February 2019
Bodelva, near St Austell
Ice skating at Eden starts this month. Explore the tropical biomes then grab your skates and take to the ice.

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Throughout October
Pentewan, St Austell
The Lost Gardens of Heligan are worth a visit any time of the year, however autumn is particularly interesting because it’s harvest time!

Cathedral City Markets

Friday 26 and Saturday 27 October
Truro, Lemon Quay
The Cathedral City Markets continue into October with the chance to visit lots of local sellers and makers all under one roof.


If you’re looking to visit Cornwall anytime between the 16 October 2018 and 31 March 2019 (terms and conditions apply) a nights stay is just £99 including a scrummy cream tea on arrival. Find out more about The Alverton’s £99 offer.

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