Autumn is a lovely time to visit Cornwall – striking coastal scenes and picturesque harbours offer a cosy feel to our county at this time of year, plus the beaches and waterways are considerably quieter than the summer months.
If you’re wondering what to do alongside a yacht charter in Cornwall this autumn, here’s a roundup of some of our favourite events…
Truro Food Festival – 1st-3rd October
Join this city-wide celebration of Cornish food and drink where you can watch some of the best of the UK’s culinary masters share their recipes live at the Chef’s Theatre, learning their top secrets!
There’ll be an array of local produce and a wonderful selection of artisan markets, gourmet street food and street performances. Learn more here
Falmouth Oyster Festival – 13th-16th October
Falmouth Oyster Festival promises the return of a packed programme full of flavoursome fun – you can enjoy fresh Cornish seafood and an eclectic mix of music and entertainment!
There’s live cookery demonstrations from Cornwall’s top chefs and food experts, indulge in the taste of native oysters and local produce and treat yourself to unique goods from the arts and crafts market.
The marquee hosts real ale, wine and a champagne bar with food stalls and seafood bars. Watch the working boat race, Grand Oyster Parade and take part in a shucking competition and the Grand Oyster Draw. Find out more here
Autumn Feast at Nancarrow Farm – 20th October
Visit Nancarrow Farm for the return of their Autumn feast nights! You’ll receive a welcome tipple on arrival and nibbles from the wood fired kitchen before being seated on long tables in the Oak Barn for a three-course feast.
There will be a set menu which will feature their very own home-reared beef or lamb alongside plenty of local, seasonal ingredients including fresh vegetables from their own kitchen garden. Bookings open soon here
Halloween at Eden – 22nd-30th October
Visit the Eden Project over October half-term for an all-new Halloween adventure. They’ll be opening late into the night so when the sun sets, you can keep warm by the light of the fire and follow a trail of magical lanterns through the rainforest. Tickets must be booked in advance – tickets go on sale here!
A yacht charter in Cornwall is the perfect way to enjoy the best the season has to offer, as well as a special way to create amazing memories with family and friends.
Explore our website to find out more about booking a yacht charter in Cornwall this autumn, or give us a call on +44 (0)749 561 2421.
Or why not take your sailing adventure further with our new RYA Sailing School? Courses start on 1st October – visit our Sail Training South West website for more information.