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Cornwall Christmas Markets 2022

Seasonal festivities and excellent Cornish food by the Atlantic Ocean


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Historic Cornwall, with its rugged coastline and beautiful beaches, is a great place to visit to get into the Christmas spirit. Cozy villages and towns, excellent seafood, and beautiful Christmas markets draw in many visitors to Cornwall during the festive season

Padstow Christmas Market (December 1–4, 2022)

The biggest Christmas market in Cornwall is held in Padstow, on the north coast. The four-day event is largely focused on food. However, there's also plenty of traditional hot chocolate, mulled wine, as well as arts and craft stalls.

Fowey Christmas Market (December 2–4. 2022)

Fowey Christmas Market is held for one weekend in early December. The market is set up at Fowey Town Quay, along Market Street, Webb Street, and near Town Hall. The holiday event features about 100 market stalls, offering unique gifts from Cornish artisans and the best produce from local farmers and restaurants. Entertainment includes Christmas music and carols.

Truro Christmas Market (late November–late December)

Every year, the open-air Farmers Market in Truro turns into a Christmas market during the holiday season, from late November through Christmas Eve. The popular market offers unique decor and excellent food. In addition, Truro also hosts the one-day Made in Cornwall Christmas Fair on Lemon Quay at the end of November each year.

Saltash Christmas Festival (December 3, 2022)

Saltash Christmas Festival is held on Fore Street on the first weekend in December. Organized by the Saltash Chamber of Commerce, the event features dozens of stalls with unique Christmas gifts. Starting from 4 pm, the street transforms into a vibrant Christmas village with food, entertainment, and a fabulous shopping experience. The festival also features the Lantern Parade and The Saltash Santa Fun Run. Participants will get a Santa suit for some extra holiday fun.

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