It’s the height of summer in Cornwall and also the height of activities with so many things to do in August you won’t know where to start, so we’ve put a selection together for you.
Events throughout August
The best day of the week has even better days on most Mondays and Wednesdays throughout August as they’re topped off with evening fireworks spectaculars
Safari-themed activities, trails and talks every day of the summer holidays
Explore the solar system and uncover the secrets of the universe every day of the summer holidays
Experience paradise at Paradise Park with their magical feeding frenzy all through the summer
Hear stories from the sinking of the Titanic on 15th April 1912 at the National Maritime Museum Falmouth
Search for dinosaur eggs and answer questions to receive a special certificate. Whilst you're there, enjoy lots of other fun things to do
1st week of August
This is a rare opportunity to take a ride in a helicopter along the rugged cliffs of Cornwall. From only £35 per person, this is a great family adventure.
The Show features classic, American, kit cars and military vehicles alongside stalls and entertainment
2nd week of August
A week of shoreside events and sailing regatta, food and festivities
You can’t come to Cornwall without seeing a few tractors and cows
A surf and music festival on the north coast with a big name music line up across Watergate and Fistral
3rd week of August
A packed calendar of events by the sea
Held at Stithians Showground, Truro, there are over 40 full size traction engines to discover
Everything you could want from a seaside carnival including a grand torchlight procession and hourly concerts
4th week of August
A bank holiday fill of all things folk with street acts and concerts throughout
Book your tickets now for this jazz extraordinaire. This is the 31st year of Jazz in Bude so they are clearly doing something right.
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