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10 December 2021

Christmas & New Year Events

by Three Mile Beach

We’re tucked away in the wilds of Gwithian Towans. But we’re not far away from some wonderful festive events happening in nearby Angarrack, Mousehole and other parts of West Cornwall this Christmas and New Year.

A short drive

Angarrack Christmas Lights

The nearby village of Angarrack is renowned for hosting one of the finest Christmas light displays in Cornwall.

And while in this pretty little village, we also recommend a visit to the lovely Angarrack Inn.

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Mousehole

Christmas Lights

The local community in Mousehole has been hosting their own Christmas lights display since 1963. This picturesque little fishing village is lit up from mid-December including floating lights in the harbour. It’s well worth a visit.

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The Mousehole Cat

Staying in Mousehole, a magical puppet show of the famous children’s book, the Mousehole Cat, is performed annually alongside the Christmas lights display.

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Penzance

A Cornish Christmas Carol

11th – 22nd December

A Cornish take on Charles Dicken’s classic as Scrooge revisits his PAST(y), his (ker)NOW, and contemplates his future.

23rd December 

A Christmas Carol – A solo performance of the classic Christmas tale.

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Worth the drive

Nine Lessons and Carols

23 & 24 December – The Nine Lessons and Carol service is held around the world. It started in Truro Cathedral back in the 1880s and still happens to this day.

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Eden Project

Christmas at the Eden Project

Cornwall’s number one attraction is awash with colourful lighting from 5 – 8pm on most evenings in December. To add to the festivities, the sparkling ice skating rink is open throughout Christmas and New Year.

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