08 September 2017

September in Cornwall

From food and drink festivals to coastal walks, the early autumn months are a great time to explore what our county has to offer.

We still have availability during the month of September at the Godolphin Arms, and what better way to spend some well-deserved time away than an escape to Cornwall. Take some time to relax and take advantage of the slower pace of September, that is still jam packed with things to do!

1st September-30th September: Walking Month, Land’s End – visit the team at the most westerly point of England and take part in the various breath-taking views of the Penwith peninsula on coastal walks that suit all capabilities.

9th-23rd September: St Ives September Festival, St Ives – see the seaside town of St Ives come alive with 15 days of festivities, including music, visual arts, poetry, literature, theatre and cinema that celebrate the towns rich artistic heritage.  

10th September: Heritage Open Day, Trengwainton Garden –  take in the wonderful subtropical gardens located on the outskirts of Penzance, during Trengwainton Garden’s Heritage Open Day. Enjoy a free day out exploring - meander through the valley, take in the views over Mount’s bay, and spot the exotic plants that thrive throughout this historical garden,

17th September: Newlyn Art Gallery’s Wet Auction, Newlyn – back for its second year, the Wet Auction fundraising event will see a selection of Cornish artists leaving their studios, armed with the tools of their trade, to work outdoors for the day. At the end of the day, buyers will have the opportunity to bid on the works created that very day, which may, in some cases, still be wet.

22nd-24th September: The Great Cornish Food Festival, Truro - a three-day celebration of Cornish food and drink from the county’s thriving foodie scene.  Tuck into delicious dishes at street-food style pop-ups from a selection of Cornwall’s top restaurants, indulge in artisan products from cheese and charcuterie to sparkling wines and sea salt, and pick up a few culinary tips from top Cornish chefs, sommeliers and producers.

24th September: Wild Woodland Walk with Emma Gunn, St Michael’s Mount – Take a walk in the Northern Woods of St Michael’s Mount with wild food expert Emma Gunn. Be inspired by food located in the wild and get back to nature, learning what is edible along the coastal path or in the woods, and get a true taste of the bay.

26th-29th September: Hansel & Gretel, The Minack Theatre – visit Cornwall’s most famous open-air theatre, carved into the cliffs of Porthcurno, and enjoy the popular operatic fairy tale as performed by Pop-Up Opera. Composed by Englebert Humperdink in 1893 and based on the story by the Grimm brothers, be enchanted by this magical and dark tale in an outstanding setting.